The Story: Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: Great Short Stories :HarperCollins Australia
About the Book short stories written by women, selected and introduced by one of the nation's favourite novelists. Witty, heartbreaking, shocking, satirical: the short story can excite or sadden, entice or repulse.
The one thing it can never be is dull. Now Victoria Hislop has collected stories from her favourite women writers into one volume.
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Here are Man Booker Prize-winners and Nobel Laureates, feminists and famous wits, national treasures and rising stars, all handpicked by one of the nation's best-loved novelists. Victoria Hislop. Russell born , South African feminist writer and activist Karen Russell born , US novelist and short story writer; Swamplandia! Sayers — , English mystery novelist, translator, essayist, and short story writer; Whose Body?
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Retrieved 4 March Retrieved 7 March University of Queensland. Retrieved 19 January Her essential anthology, The Black Woman , highlighted the work of black women writers across genre. She was also writing some of the best short stories to come out of the Black Arts Movement. Bambara was unabashedly radical and feminist and her work shows it.
The personal history of Gayl Jones is as complex as her fictional work, intertwined thematically by black male and female relationships, trauma, and historical legacy.
Jones painstakingly renders the rhythms of black speech and was ahead of her time in representing the spectrum of sexual identity and giving voice to those who are mentally ill. Octavia Butler and Nnedi Okorafor both have bodies of work that include short stories in addition to the speculative worlds of their novels.
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Likewise, Nalo Hopkinson builds worlds on the large scale of the novel and on the small scale in her short story collections Skin Folk , Report From Planet Midnight , and her collection Falling in Love With Hominids. Hopkinson remixes canonical texts, from fairy tales to Shakespeare, and infuses them with an Afro-Caribbean perspective.
Adults become monstrous consumers of flesh and a free society of former slaves is infused with magical realism.
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