'The art of the story is mostly about the journey, and the economy of means with which the writers here carry us a great distance is at times breathtaking.' - Amanda Lohrey
In The Best Australian Stories 2014, Patrick White Award-winning author Amanda Lohrey selects the outstanding short fiction of the year. Sometimes fantastical, sometimes raw, and always a 'shot of adrenaline to the mind and heart', this collection features exciting new voices alongside the established and admired.
The edges of reality blur in a corporate lawyer's tale of working in a 1200-storey glass tower. A prized coffee table becomes the focus of a father's anxieties and frustrations. Tense and fractured lines of communication shape the life of an interpreter on Christmas Island. Imaginative, remarkable, intimate - this unmissable anthology celebrates the art of consummate storytelling.
Julienne Van Loon • Shaun Prescott • Lucy Neave • Anthony Panegyres • Nicola Redhouse • Edwina Shaw • Claire Corbett • Fiona Place • Kate Elkington • Arabella Edge • Claire Aman • Angela Meyer • J.Y.L. Koh • Rebekah Clarkson • Ryan O'Neill • Mark Smith • Anna Krien • David Brooks • Leah Swann • Kirsten Tra
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|Size: ||661 KB|
|Publisher: ||Black Inc.|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781922231895 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|