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Short Story Fiction

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Friendly Fire, Alaa Al Aswany
1 Alaa Al Aswany Friendly Fire
Fourth Estate 233419 London 2009 9780007386008 Softcover Very Good Condition The new book from Alaa Al Aswany, author of the international bestseller 'The Yacoubian Building' and 'Chicago'.'Friendly Fire' is a novella and collection of short stories from Alaa Al Aswany, author of the bestselling 'The Yacoubian Building'. As in that novel, Al Aswany dissects modern Egyptian society and, with skill and detachment, reveals the hypocrisy, violence and abuse of power characteristic of a world in moral crisis. Here, though, the focus has shifted from the broad historical canvas to the minute stitches of pain that hold together an individual, a family, a school classroom and the relationship between a man and a woman. Can a man so alienated from his society that he regards all its members as no better than microbes wriggling under a microscope survive within it? Can cynical religiosity triumph over human decency? Can a man put the thought of a delicious dish of beans behind him long enough to mourn his father's death? Alongside these wry questions, other, less mordant perspectives also have their place: an ageing cabaret dancer bestows the blessing of a vanished world on her lover's son; a crippled boy wins subjective victory from objective disaster. 219 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780007386008. Inventory No: 233419. Paperback 
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Price: 16.00 AUD
 
 
For The Patriarch, Angelo Loukakis
2 Angelo Loukakis For The Patriarch
University Of Queensland Press 2025 Queensland 1981 0702216003 / 9780702216008 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Australia; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0702216003. ISBN/EAN: 9780702216008. Inventory No: 2025. Paperback 
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Price: 15.40 AUD
 
 
Impressions on a Continent - A Collection of Australian Short Stories, Bill Scott [Compiled]
3 Bill Scott [Compiled] Impressions on a Continent - A Collection of Australian Short Stories
Heineman Limited 227633 Victoria, Australia 1983 First Edition 0858593289 / 9780858593282 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine A collection of Australian short stories. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0858593289. ISBN/EAN: 9780858593282. Inventory No: 227633. Hardcover 
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Price: 16.50 AUD
 
 
Australian Short Stories [Christmas Issue 1982], Bruce Pascoe [Editor]
4 Bruce Pascoe [Editor] Australian Short Stories [Christmas Issue 1982]
Pascoe Phelan 234330 Australia Softcover Good Condition Stories by Frank Hardy, David Ireland, Manning Clark et all. Foxing to covers. 68 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 234330. Paperback 
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Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Looking For The Spark - Scottish Short Stories 1994, Catherine Lockerbie [Introduction]
5 Catherine Lockerbie [Introduction] Looking For The Spark - Scottish Short Stories 1994
HarperCollins 229584 Great Britain 1994 0002243490 / 9780002243490 Softcover Good Condition This 22nd volume of Scottish short stories represents both new talents and more established writers such as Andrew Greig, Gillian Nelson and Candia McWilliam. There are stories set in Poland, South Africa and Greece as well as in Scotland. 209 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0002243490. ISBN/EAN: 9780002243490. Inventory No: 229584. Paperback 
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Price: 12.50 AUD
 
 
Short fiction of the Seventeenth Century, Charles C. Mish [editor]
6 Charles C. Mish [editor] Short fiction of the Seventeenth Century
The Norton Library 146910 New York, USA 1968 Softcover Good No Dust Jacket 452 pages. A lively collection of short fiction to introduce the modern reader to the remarkable variety of fictional forms that flourished in England before the advent of the novel Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Fiction::Short Story Fiction. Inventory No: 146910. Paperback 
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Price: 19.00 AUD
 
 
A Girl's Best Friend [Livewire From The Women's Press], Christina Dunhill [ Chosen]
7 Christina Dunhill [ Chosen] A Girl's Best Friend [Livewire From The Women's Press]
Livewire Books 080847 London, England. 1987 0704349078 / 9780704349070 Soft Cover Good No Dust Jacket 150 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0704349078. ISBN/EAN: 9780704349070. Inventory No: 080847. Paperback 
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Price: 9.00 AUD
 
 
The Second Penguin Book of English Short Stories - 2, Christopher Dolley [Editor]
8 Christopher Dolley [Editor] The Second Penguin Book of English Short Stories - 2
Penguin Books 210702 England 1981 0140032525 / 9780140032529 Softcover Good Condition 318 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140032525. ISBN/EAN: 9780140032529. Inventory No: 210702. Paperback 
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Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Tales From The South Seas, Collected and Adapted By Anne Gittins
9 Collected and Adapted By Anne Gittins Tales From The South Seas
Private Publication 229291 FiJi 1965 Reprint Softcover Good No Dust Jacket A collection of 36 Island legends written especially for children. Light foxing to covers. 88 pages. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; Fiction::Fantasy Fiction. Inventory No: 229291. Paperback 
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Price: 16.00 AUD
 
 
The Blue Lenses and Other Stories, Daphne Du Maurier
10 Daphne Du Maurier The Blue Lenses and Other Stories
Penguin Books 240975 Great Britain 1981 Reprint 0140030859 / 9780140030853 Softcover Good Condition Eight stories which enlarge our understanding of human nature while exploring the half-forgotten world of childhood fantasies and the subtle dreams which condition all our actions ... The Blue Lenses: The terrifying post-operative nightmare of a woman who 'sees' anew. Ganymede: A cameo of an ageing homosexual's experiences with a young boy and his predatory relatives. The Alibi: A would-be murderer turned artist is hoist with his own petard. The Pool: Delicately evokes the fantasy world of a young girl on the brink of puberty. The Lordly Ones: A simple, poignant tale of a dumb child. The Archduchess: An ironical fable about revolution and change in the perfect mini-duchy. The Mendee and The Chamois: Each throw a different light on aspects of modern sexuality. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140030859. ISBN/EAN: 9780140030853. Inventory No: 240975. Paperback 
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Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
A Few Days in the Country & Other Stories, Elizabeth Harrower
11 Elizabeth Harrower A Few Days in the Country & Other Stories
Text Publishing 242635 Melbourne 2015 1925355551 / 9781925355550 Softcover Very Good Condition Internationally acclaimed for her five brilliant novels, Elizabeth Harrower also wrote a number of extraordinary short stories. Some have been previously published, but others are released here for the first time. A Few Days in the Country is a stellar collection, which underlines Harrower's standing as one of the great post-war Australian writers. 203 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Australia; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781925355550. Inventory No: 242635. Paperback 
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Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
The Travelling Enterntainer And Other Stories [West Coast Writing 10], Elizabeth Jolley [introduced and Edited By Caroline Lurie]
12 Elizabeth Jolley [introduced and Edited By Caroline Lurie] The Travelling Enterntainer And Other Stories [West Coast Writing 10]
Fremantle Arts Centre Press 227630 Western Australia 1979 0909144214 / 9780909144210 Softcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Ten stories by an acute observer of everyday life. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0909144214. ISBN/EAN: 9780909144210. Inventory No: 227630. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
The Coca Cola Kid, Frank Moorhouse [Selected]
13 Frank Moorhouse [Selected] The Coca Cola Kid
Angus & Robertson 234721 Australia 1985 Reprint 0207151954 / 9780207151958 Softcover Good Condition 208 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0207151954. ISBN/EAN: 9780207151958. Inventory No: 234721. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Ikons: A Collection of Stories, George Papaellinas
14 George Papaellinas Ikons: A Collection of Stories
Penguin Books 243690 Australia 1986 0140088520 / 9780140088526 Softcover Good Condition t Size: t. 198 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140088520. ISBN/EAN: 9780140088526. Inventory No: 243690. Paperback 
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Price: 11.50 AUD
 
 
Who Do You Think You Are?, Hazel Rochman and Darlene Z. McCampbell [Selected]
15 Hazel Rochman and Darlene Z. McCampbell [Selected] Who Do You Think You Are?
Little Brown & Company 231763 1993 First Edition 0316753556 / 9780316753555 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good A collection of short stories exploring the theme of friendship. 170 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0316753556. ISBN/EAN: 9780316753555. Inventory No: 231763. Hardcover 
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Price: 16.50 AUD
 
 
The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend - Short Stories, Ian Beck
16 Ian Beck The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend - Short Stories
Angus & Robertson 245338 Australia 1986 0207152594 / 9780207152597 Softcover Very Good Condition 100 pages. Item Type: Review Copy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0207152594. ISBN/EAN: 9780207152597. Inventory No: 245338. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend: Short Stories, Ian Beck
17 Ian Beck The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend: Short Stories
Angus & Robertson Limited 143125 Australia 1986 0207152594 / 9780207152597 Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 100 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0207152594. ISBN/EAN: 9780207152597. Inventory No: 143125. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
Granta 95, Autumn 2006: Loved Ones, Ian Jack [Editor]
18 Ian Jack [Editor] Granta 95, Autumn 2006: Loved Ones
Granta Publications 244168 London 2006 0903141884 / 9780903141888 Softcover Very Good Condition 256 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0903141884. ISBN/EAN: 9780903141888. Inventory No: 244168. Paperback 
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Price: 16.00 AUD
 
 
The Bridge at Arta and Other Stories, J. I. M. Stewart
19 J. I. M. Stewart The Bridge at Arta and Other Stories
Victor Gollancz Limited 029851 London, Great Britain 1981 0575030372 / 9780575030374 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 182 pages. Previous owners name on first page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Fiction::Short Story Fiction. ISBN: 0575030372. ISBN/EAN: 9780575030374. Inventory No: 029851. Hardcover 
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Price: 19.00 AUD
 
 
Behind the Lines - Stories by J.T. Wilson, J.T. Wilson
20 J.T. Wilson Behind the Lines - Stories by J.T. Wilson
Exisle Publishing 243228 Auckland 2005 0908988443 / 9780908988440 Softcover Good Condition A city boy finds work on a farm - with unexpected consequences; a car breakdown triggers a change in a young couple's relationship; a girl finds love in a rural community - or does she? The stories in J.T. Wilson's first collection are both accessible and absorbing. He has had immense success - and media interest - from selling his stories on the street. The busking story-teller is a familiar sight on Sydney streets, and in other major cities in Australia and New Zealand. It's a two-way thing, he says. Everywhere he goes people chat to him and maybe purchase a story, and in return he learns about them and uncovers new material for more stories. Behind the Lines is a collection of thirteen stories, both short and long, some of which Wilson has never sold on the street. The book also includes an introduction in which he talks about his writing and his way of life. It is sure to delight his many fans - and attract new admirers too. 208 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; New Zealand; Fiction; ISBN: 0908988443. ISBN/EAN: 9780908988440. Inventory No: 243228. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
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