Paperback. A provocative and eclectic collection of 12 short stories about life in a futuristic Singapore from the perspectives of its residents from all walks of life. Multi-layered and thought-provoking, the stories explore issues about identity and the human psyche, society and what it means to be human Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FM; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 14. Weight in Grams: 164.
Hardcover. M. R. Jamess classic ghost stories are some of the finest in English, creating menace and terror in lonely country houses and remote inns. This is the only one-volume edition to include all Jamess published stories, an appendix of Jamess writings on the ghost story, and a critical introduction and notes. Editor(s): Jones, Darryl. Series: Oxford Worlds Classics Hardback Collection. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FKC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 148 x 43. Weight in Grams: 632.
Paperback. These stories offer an unparalleled insight into everyday concerns on the home front, and illustrate the humour that kept up morale, as well as the impact of war on families and friends at home. Editor(s): Einhaus, Ann-Marie. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FJMF; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 130. .
<b> The real redemption in these superbly gripping stories comes from their canny human detail, and the vivid, unsettling clarity they bring to our lives.â </b> <b> <i> Sunday Times</i> </b>
<b> He writes with the craft of Julian Barnes or, even, Truman Capote.â <i> The Times</i> </b>
An expedition to Mars goes terribly wrong.
A seaside pier collapses.
A thirty-stone man is confined to his living room.
One woman is abandoned on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean.
Another woman is saved from drowning.
Two boys discover a gun in a shoebox.
A group of explorers find a cave of unimaginable size deep in the Amazon jungle.
A man shoots a stranger in the chest on Christmas Eve.
In this first collection of stories by the author of <i> The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time </i> Mark Haddon demonstrates two things: first that he is a master of the short form (several of the stories have been longlisted for prizes), second that his imagination is even darker than we had thought.
Paperback. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 292.
Paperback. Editor(s): Strahan, Jonathan. Series: Best SF & Fantasy of the Year. BIC Classification: DQ; FL; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Hardcover. Presents comic wedding mishaps, engagements broken and mended, honeymoon adventures, and scenes both heartwarming and heartbreaking. This book covers glamorous weddings in Paris and New York, and more eccentric ones in the Wild West and on a remote island beach. It features nervous brides, forgetful grooms, second thoughts, and second chances. Series: Everymans Library Pocket Classics. Num Pages: 408 pages. BIC Classification: FR; FYB; WJW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 188 x 124 x 28. Weight in Grams: 430.
Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 12. Weight in Grams: 204.