Anthropology: And a Hundred Other Stories

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Canongate Books, May 5, 2005 - Fiction - 128 pages
14 Reviews
101 stories, all about girlfriends. They cheat, they die, they leave, frequently . . . The funny stories are all the funnier for being brief; the sad ones all the sadder for being sparse. Every one 20-second gem.' Maxim
  

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Review: Anthropology

User Review  - Samantha Penrose - Goodreads

Overall, I found this to be an unpleasant read. It's a collection of 101 blurbs, (each story is only a paragraph or two long), depicting broken, twisted, failed relationships. I dog-eared four ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel Gopal - Goodreads

Finished the book in a little less than two days. It was a quick read and it was worth it. Some of the stories were in a sense, heartbreaking. Some stories were enlightening and others made you think ... Read full review

Contents

Anthropology
1
Bulletin
7
Crying
13
Expecting
19
Flowers
25
History
32
Jam
38
Leaving
44
Naked
56
Paint
62
Proust
69
Saving
75
Special
81
Sushi
87
Travel
93
Volcano
99

Me
50

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About the author (2005)

Dan Rhodes was born in 1972. He is the author of Timoleon Vieta Come Home, Don't Tell Me the Truth About Love, Gold and Little Hands Clapping. In 2003 he was named by Granta Magazine as one of their twenty Best of Young British Novelists. He lives in Edinburgh.

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