Palms and Minarets: Selected Stories

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Victoria University Press, 1992 - New Zealand - 272 pages
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Contents

Grove
7
The Boy The Bridge The River
18
Palms and Minarets
63
The Corner
81
Thats the Apple for
87
The Witness
93
no The Professional
110
Dandy Edison for Lunch
114
Survivals
162
Billy Joel Her Bird
183
Putting Bob Down
187
the snow in spain
199
Testing Testing
209
Terminus
215
Hims Ancient and Modern
222
Coasting
235

The Club
132
The Last of Freddie
144
Good Heads
156
Taking in the East
252
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About the author (1992)

Vincent Gerald O'sullivan was born on September 28, 1937 in New Zealand. He is a poet, short story writer, novelist, editor, and playwright. He was chosen the New Zealand Poet Laureate for the term 2013-2015. He attended Grey Lynn and Sacred Heart College. He graduated from the University of Auckland aand Oxford University. He then went on to lecture at Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Waikato. His poetry titles include Our Burning Time, Bearings, Butcher and Co., and The Pilate Tapes. His short stories include: The Boy, The Bridge, The River; Survivals, and Palms and Minarets: Selected Stories. In 2015 his work, Grahame Syndney Paintings 1974-2014, made The New Zealand Best Seller List.

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