Author has a personal connection to the WA wreck of the Alkimos, as the stories he recounts make clear.
- Author:KRAKOUER, RaySummary:
- Author:EGAN, TedSummary:
Presents a selection of Ted Egan's hilarious, very true tales. This is classic, down-to-earth humour.
Presents 16 short stories including: Esmé, Tobermory, Mrs. Packeltide's tiger, Sredni Vashtar, The Easter egg, The Byzantine omelette, and The open window.
- Author:HARRIS, Charlaine & KELNER, Toni (eds.)Summary:
Lycanthropy is the theme of a special anthology of holiday tales featuring an outstanding collection of werewolf stories by Charlaine Harris, Simon R. Green, Keri Arthur, Dana Stabenow, Carrie Vaughn, Patricia Briggs, Rob Thurman, and...
- Author:Hogan Safer, CatherineSummary:
One has lost a child and paints her house blue, another has found a not-so-handy man she can't get rid of; one perches in a tree and observes the neighbourhood, and yet another goes off into the woods with Jesus. These are some of the "...
- Author:Hanas, JimSummary:
Whether it’s a report from the real Cannes or a young couple discovering that reading Jacques Derrida aloud can lull their child to sleep, Jim Hanas finds the strange in the everyday and the everyday in the strange.
- Author:MUNRO, AliceSummary:
A collection of short stories: Royal beatings, Privilege, Half a grapefruit, Wild swans, The beggar maid, Mischief, Providence, Simon's luck, Spelling, Who do you think you are?
- Author:HARDY, ThomasSummary:
This collection of Thomas Hardy's stories include storie stories of witchcraft, smuggling, mystery, humour and heartache.
- Author:Dean, LeesaSummary:
Thirteen stories that expose the complications of women who dare to deviate from the status quo. In the land of fiction, women are too often cast as inherently good—typically kind, always considerate, and traditionally in possession of...
- Author:Thurber, JamesSummary:
- Author:Bennett, JonathanSummary:
In these powerful stories the verandah people are Jonathan Bennett's own compatriots: Australians for whom the ever-present verandah is both stage and shelter, a retreat from hostile bushland or city street and a seductive barrier to...
- Author:Pearlman, EdithSummary:
Fifteen stories. They include The Cook, which deals with abandoned children being used as donors for body organs, and To Reach This Season, in which a homosexual adopts a boy from the Third World.
- Author:McCluskey, ElaineSummary:
Valery the Great is a crackling, electric collection of dark humour that follows the bizarre and beautiful lives of its protagonists. Sometimes sweet and gentle, sometimes sharply sarcastic, the unique narrative voices in this...
- Author:STEWART, CalSummary:
"Folks at home said I'd be buncoed or have my pockets picked fore I'd bin here mor'n half an hour; wall, I fooled 'em a little bit, I wuz here three days afore they buncoed me. I spose as how there are a good...
- Author:Collette, Jean YvesSummary:
Les cent soixante et onze récits de ce recueil de faits curieux et de mise en relief de la quotidienneté éclairent le dessous des choses. Jean Yves Collette surprend par la diversité de ses registres : de l’intime à l’universel, du...
- Author:Arthur W. RyderSummary:
One night the famous King Triple-victory, mighty as the king of the gods, found a monk called Patience standing under a fig tree and making a magic circle. "O King, if you wish to do me a favor, go south from here some distance all...
37 short pieces perfect for newer recorders. These one page Stories of (mostly) Wonderful Deeds were written for Little Folk to teach them about famous incidents in their history. Bonnie Prince Charlie, Nelson and Hardy, Bruce and the...
- Translocated Modernisms Tout vient à mourir Paris and Other Lost Generations Translocated Modernisms Tout vient à mourirAuthor:Ballantyne, Emily, Dvořák, Marta, Irvine, Dean, Sullivan, Andrew F., Clément, Marc-AndréSummary:
Translocated Modernisms is a collection of ten chapters partitioned into sections and framed by an introduction by the editors and a coda by Kit Dobson, which is interested in those who thronged to the vibrant streets, cafés, and salons...
- Author:Champetier, JoëlSummary:
Vous tenez entre vos mains l'intégrale des nouvelles de Joël Champetier. Oui, TOUS ses textes courts, du premier, « Défectuosité », une vignette humoristique parue en 1979 dans le vingt-cinquième numéro de Requiem – c'est le...
- Author:Nix, GarthSummary:
A short story collection from bestselling fantasy author Garth Nix, including an Old Kingdom novella, a short story set in the same world as Shade's Children, and another story set in the world of A Confusion of Princes.