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Fiction Short Stories (single Author)

Swimming from the Flames

by (author) Pauline Holdstock

Turnstone Press
Initial publish date
Jan 1995
Short Stories (single author)
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1995
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From "Sitting Pretty's" single, delicious moment frozen in time to "Turn of the Year's" eerie landscape of loss, internationally acclaimed author Pauline Holdstock's stories explore a reality once removed from our own; a place where her characters' inner lives fuse with the weird and wonderful world at large.

About the author

Born in England, Pauline Holdstock came to Canada in 1974. Her first novel, The Blackbird's Song, was a finalist in the WH Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award in 1987. Her 2004 novel Beyond Measure was nominated for the Giller Prize. Her writing has appeared in Exile, Event, Grain, NeWest Review, Malahat Review, Flare and Antigonish Review among others. She lives in Sidney on Vancouver Island.

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