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See also: Anthologies & Short Stories
- Add to BasketWhite Poppies
- Paperback - Pewter Rose
This is a collection of fourteen short stories exploring women amongst warriors. The stories range from the Valkeries, through Roman Britain to modern wars. The women in the stories are concerned with pacifism, with heroic behaviour, protest, sorting body parts and widowhood.
- Add to BasketThe Weight Of A Human Heart
- Paperback - Old Street
'The Weight of a Human Heart' turns the rules of storytelling on their head. A series of graphs illustrates the disintegration of a marriage, step by excruciating step. A literary feud - and an affair - play out in the book review section of a national newspaper. A young girl learns her mother's disturbing secrets.
- Add to BasketWasted In Love
- Paperback - Cargo
'Wasted in Love' charts the relationships of several couples as they fall in and out of love and fight against the everyday problems of life in all its humour, tragedy and joy.
- Wait Till I Tell You
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
'Wait Till I Tell You' is Candia McWilliam's first collection of short stories. Some are set in Scotland, some in England. Each story is separate from, but bonded to its fellow by themes that beat along their discrete but attached veins.
- Add to BasketWhy Don't You Stop Talking
- Paperback - Picador
Following on from Kay's award-winning first novel, 'Trumpet', comes a collection of superlative stories. The stories cover emotional and narrative terrain, from an immaculate observation of the female physiognomy to the bewilderment of the elderly.
- Add to BasketWish I Was Here
- Paperback - Picador
In this collection of stories, Jackie Kay explores every aspect of love - the most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions, exposing the moments of tenderness, shock, bravery and remorse that accompany its pursuit, its passions, its passing.
- What Becomes
- Paperback - Vintage
Always attuned to the moment of epiphany, these 12 stories are profound, intimate observations of men and women whose lives ache with possibility. Each story is a dramatisation of the instant in a life that exposes it all: love and the lack of love, hope and the lack of hope.
- Wireless: The Essential Charles Stross.
- Paperback - Orbit
This collection of science fiction stories and novellas from Charles Stross includes the titles 'Missile Gap', 'Trunk and Disorderly', 'Rogue Farm', 'A Colder War' and 'Maxos'.
- Add to BasketWhodunwhat: An Anthology Of New Writing By Nethergate Writers
- Paperback - Nethergate Writers
Where do writers get their ideas from? In 'Whodunwhat' the answer is - from readers. Nethergate Writers have produced an exciting collection from readers who responded to the challenge to provide a character and plot, resulting in a creative alliance that includes everything from humour to crime.
- Winter Tales
- Paperback - Polygon
A collection of stories, focusing on light and darkness, winter and its festivals. Through a variety of characters from shipwrecked Scandinavians to an Edinburgh gentleman, George Mackay Brown looks at the impact of ways of thinking on the traditional way of life of Orkney.