Relief

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Victoria University Press, 2009 - Fiction - 221 pages
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Effortlessly blending dark humor with unnerving situations, this collection of stories addresses a variety of entertaining scenarios with warmth and subtlety. From a story about a little girl out of her depth in a friendship with an adult neighbor to an armed intruder thwarted by a bee and from a tale about a woman determined to believe in her brotherís goodness under the shadow of accusation to a story about a Christmas dinner guest who will eat only peas, these works describe surreal, sometimes menacing situations that are equally original and funny.

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Contents

Working Girl
9
Electricity
33
Michaels Fasting for Christmas
55
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Anna Taylor a writer and the winner of the Adam Prize in creative writing.

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