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Sudden traveller / Sarah Hall.

By: Hall, Sarah, 1974-.
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2019Description: ix, 124 p. 23 cm.ISBN: 9780571345045 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Modern and contemporary fiction (post c 1945) | Women -- Fiction | Cumbria (England)Genre/Form: Short stories.DDC classification: 823.92
Contents:
M -- The woman the book read -- The grotesques -- Who pays? -- Orton -- Sudden traveller -- Live that you may live
Summary: The seven stories of Sudden Traveller immerse us anew in one of the most distinctive literary imaginations. In Turkish forests or rain-drenched Cumbrian villages, characters walk, drive, dream and fly, trying to reconcile themselves with their journey through life and death. A woman fitted with life-changing technology returns to the site of her strongest memories; a man repatriated in the near East hears the name of an old love called and must unpack history's suitcase; and from the new-world waves of female anger and resistance, a mythical creature evolves.
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Winner of the BBC national short story award
Winner of an O. Henry prize for short fiction

M -- The woman the book read -- The grotesques -- Who pays? -- Orton -- Sudden traveller -- Live that you may live

The seven stories of Sudden Traveller immerse us anew in one of the most distinctive literary imaginations. In Turkish forests or rain-drenched Cumbrian villages, characters walk, drive, dream and fly, trying to reconcile themselves with their journey through life and death. A woman fitted with life-changing technology returns to the site of her strongest memories; a man repatriated in the near East hears the name of an old love called and must unpack history's suitcase; and from the new-world waves of female anger and resistance, a mythical creature evolves.

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