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Sweet Home - New Fiction - Short Stories

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ISBN: 9781906539726
AuthorErskine, Wendy
Pub Date11/09/2018
BindingTrade PB
Pages221
CountryIRL
Dewey823.92
Publisher: Stinging Fly Press
Quick overview A lonely woman is fascinated by her new niqab-wearing neighbours; a reclusive cult-rock icon ends his days in the street where he was born; a husband and wife become enmeshed in the lives of the young couple they pay to do their cleaning and gardening. Set in contemporary East Belfast, these acutely observed short stories come charged with regret and sorrow, desire and longing. With clear-eyed compassion and wry humour, Wendy Erskine deftly lays bare the struggle to maintain control in an often brutal and unforgiving world.
€12.95

There was pain and there was passion and there was no God. Some people had to wait a lifetime to find out that kind of thing, had to study and read books, gaze up at the stars. But it had been made apparent to her when she was young, it had come all in a rush when someone was whacking her with a porno mag. You might never experience that intensity of revelation ever, ever again.

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There was pain and there was passion and there was no God. Some people had to wait a lifetime to find out that kind of thing, had to study and read books, gaze up at the stars. But it had been made apparent to her when she was young, it had come all in a rush when someone was whacking her with a porno mag. You might never experience that intensity of revelation ever, ever again.

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