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- Add to BasketOn The Heroism Of Mortals
- Paperback - Vagabond Voices
This collection of short stories deals with the heroism of our flawed lives. It explores the arduousness of people's lives and covers such diverse subjects as human solidarity, generational change, single parenthood, domestic violence, the tragic complexity of revolution, police brutality, artistic hubris and the limitations of rationalism.
- Add to BasketThe One That Got Away
- Paperback - Five Leaves
The author explores a range of human relationships: marriage, friendship, family ties, and relations with those who serve us. Wicomb's fluid, shifting technique questions conventional certainties and makes for exhilarating reading, full of ironic twists, ambiguities, and moments of startling insight.
- Add to BasketO Caledonia And Short Stories
- Paperback - Black Dog
Janet lies murdered at the foot of the castle stairs, oddly attired in her mother's black lace evening dress, lamented only by her pet jackdaw. This classic story also comes with a selection of short stories.
- Paperback - Leamington
This anthology celebrates the first 4 years of the 'Gun', 2004 to 2008.
- Add to BasketThe Oxford Book Of Scottish Short Stories
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
From tales of the supernatural to pungent social realism, whether rural or urban, this anthology aims to show the vitality of the Scottish short story. Writers featured include: Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and J.M. Barrie.
- Add to BasketAn Old Pub Near The Angel
- Paperback - Polygon
James Kelman's first collection of short stories is set among the tenements and bedsits of Glasgow, shining a light on the exploits of young and old. This new edition contains an essay by Kelman about his early life and writing.
- Add to BasketOne Book, One City
- Paperback - Polygon
Alexander McCall Smith, Ian Rankin and Irvine Welsh have joined forces for the first time to offer three radically different takes on Edinburgh life.
- Add to BasketOriginal Bliss
- Paperback - Vintage
The stories brought together in Original Bliss are concerned with the complexities of sex, and the lack of it. In the novella that gives the book its title, a woman thinks that she has lost God, but it is simply love that she is missing.
- Add to BasketOther Stories And Other Stories
- Paperback - Penguin
There are so many stories to be told about love and loss. In 'Other Stories and Other Stories', Ali Smith tells stories of both of the above and ghost, seasonal, scary, powerful, instructive, moving and different stories too.
- Add to BasketOutlandish Affairs: An Anthology Of Amorous Encounters
- Paperback - Luath
Each tale in this volume explores the different aspects of cross-cultural relationships often highlighting the awkward and humorous situations born from simple misunderstanding. There are also tales of lost love, haunting love and indefinable love all trying to break down the barriers of culture.