Going into a dark house

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Sinclair-Stevenson, 1994 - Fiction - 182 pages
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This set of short stories could be subtitled Tales of Spiritual Starvation. A duchess sweeps cheeses and fruit into her handbag at a charity event; market gardeners wade through produce but can barely ... Read full review

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Some glorious short stories with writing so vivid that you could taste the damson tart and feel the breezes near the meeting house. A wonderful description of a wedding photograph; capturing the scene in so few words. So happy to have had the recommendation for Old Filth from Joan M. Read full review

Contents

Chinese Funeral 3
3
Going into a Dark House
135
Signor Settimo
149
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About the author (1994)

Jane Gardam was born in North Yorkshire, England in 1928. She is the author of many children's novels that include "A Long Way from Verona" (1971). She has also written novels and collections of stories for adults that include "God on the Rocks" (1978), "Bilgewater and the Pangs of Love and Other Stories" (1983) and "The Summer After the Funeral." Her book "Groundlings" was taken from "Showing the Flag and Other Stories" (1989). Gardam's novels and stories have received many literary prizes. She lives in Kent, Wimbledon and Yorkshire.

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