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Short stories Bennett, C-L: Pond

  • By Claire-Louise Bennett
  • Price: £10.99
  • ISBN: 9781910695098
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 10/04/2020 if you order today
  • Not a catalogue item - details provisional

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Feverish and forthright, Pond is an absorbing chronicle of the pitfalls and pleasures of a solitudinous life told by an unnamed woman living on the cusp of a coastal town. Broken bowls, belligerent cows, swanky aubergines, trembling moonrises and horrifying sunsets, the physical world depicted in these stories is unsettling yet intimately familiar and soon takes on a life of its own. Captivated by the stellar charms of seclusion but restless with desire, the woman's relationship with her surroundings becomes boundless and increasingly bewildering.

Claire-Louise Bennett's startlingly original first collection slips effortlessly between worlds and is by turns darkly funny and deeply moving.

Title details

Series Short stories Title Pond
Subject English Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date October 2015 Authors Claire-Louise Bennett
Binding Other Pages 184
Size(mm) 129x198 Weight (gms) 245
ESB Code 56280 ISBN 9781910695098
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 10/04/2020 if you order today
  Price £10.99

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