Exploring grief, yet neither bleak nor overwrought, this powerful short story won the 2013 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Competition.The judge, Carl Nixon, commended its 'seemingly effortless artistry' and its skilful and well-sustained handling of demanding narrative techniques: 'the author does not miss a beat', he said. Cleverly juxtaposing the past and present, the narrator draws the reader into her life. The judge concluded: 'Beautifully controlled use of simile and metaphor and a wry tone in what could have been a depressing tale combine to make "What You Have" a clear winner.'
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|Size: ||80 KB|
|Publisher: ||RHNZ Adult ebooks|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781775536949 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|