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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: 11.94 AUD 8.36 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: 11.40 AUD 7.98 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: 12.44 AUD 8.71 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: 9.95 AUD 6.97 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: 8.50 AUD 5.95 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: 14.93 AUD 10.45 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: 9.95 AUD 6.97 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: 9.95 AUD 6.97 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: 12.00 AUD 8.40 AUD 
 
 
The Blue Lenses and Other Stories, Daphne Du Maurier
10 Daphne Du Maurier The Blue Lenses and Other Stories
Penguin Books 240974 Great Britain 1978 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. 288 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140030859. ISBN/EAN: 9780140030853. Inventory No: 240974. Paperback 
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Price: 8.50 AUD 5.95 AUD 
 
 
The Blue Lenses and Other Stories, Daphne Du Maurier
11 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: 8.00 AUD 5.60 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: 9.95 AUD 6.97 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 
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Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
 
 
Who Do You Think You Are?, Hazel Rochman and Darlene Z. McCampbell [Selected]
14 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: 12.44 AUD 8.71 AUD 
 
 
The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend: Short Stories, Ian Beck
15 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: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
 
 
The Bridge at Arta and Other Stories, J. I. M. Stewart
16 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: 14.93 AUD 10.45 AUD 
 
 
Venetian Stories, Jane Turner Rylands
17 Jane Turner Rylands Venetian Stories
Anchor Books 226225 2004 1400032628 / 9781400032624 Softcover Good Condition In these brilliantly realised, linked tales, the real Venice is revealed not the iconic tourist destination the city has become, but the mysterious society that resides behind its elegant doors and shuttered windows. With a sly and affectionate delicacy, Jane Turner Rylands, an American expatriate who has lived in Venice for thirty years, portrays a dozen Venetians a construction foreman, a countess, a gondolier, a postman, an architect, a Baronessa, an English lord as they pursue their respective interests. And in turn, through the perspective of those who live and work in this most alluring of cities, Venetian Stories illuminates canals and palazzos, churches and gondolas, large concerns and small rituals, with an uncommon intimacy." 292 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1400032628. ISBN/EAN: 9781400032624. Inventory No: 226225. Paperback 
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Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
 
 
Sister Ships and Other Stories, Joan London
18 Joan London Sister Ships and Other Stories
Fremantle Arts Centre Press 232969 1986 0949206113 / 9780949206114 Softcover Very Good Condition Sister ships -- First night -- New Year -- The girls love each other -- Enough rope -- Travelling -- Lilies -- Burning off. 118 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0949206113. ISBN/EAN: 9780949206114. Inventory No: 232969. Paperback 
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Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
 
 
Bellaka Bella - One Time Known As Dingo Flats - Selected Poems and Short Stories, John Budiselik [Signed Edition]
19 John Budiselik [Signed Edition] Bellaka Bella - One Time Known As Dingo Flats - Selected Poems and Short Stories
Self published 226981 Australia 1988 0959230319 / 9780959230314 Softcover Near Fine Condition Kyn Rose 96 pages. Illustrator: Kyn Rose. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Poetry, Prose, Verse; Signed Editions; Poetry; Fiction::Short Story Fiction. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0959230319. ISBN/EAN: 9780959230314. Inventory No: 226981. Paperback Inscribed by Author
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Price: 18.00 AUD 12.60 AUD 
 
 
Tiny Lies, Kate Pullinger
20 Kate Pullinger Tiny Lies
Picador 227814 London, England 1989 0330306464 / 9780330306461 Softcover Good No Dust Jacket Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0330306464. ISBN/EAN: 9780330306461. Inventory No: 227814. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
 
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