Short stories > Pond
Short stories Bennett, C-L: Pond
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- ISBN: 9781910695098
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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.
|Publication Date||October 2015||Authors||Claire-Louise Bennett|
|Inspection Copy||No||Delivery||Out of stock - expected on 29/10/2019 if you order today|
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