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The latest collection of short stories from the author of 'Babies in Rhinestones and other stories', 'Dreams of Dead Women's Handbags' and 'The Laughing Academy'.
Shena Mackay is one of the very best short-story writers in the world. As the Guardian said, reviewing her last collection, 'Mackay's observational precision is outstanding; she writes like an angel wielding a scalpel, dissecting her characters with sublime, sharp-edged prose... Her stories are grand entertainment.' Or the Literary Review : 'The heart lifts at the prospect of a collection of stories by Shena Mackay. You can be certain of various elements: laughter, a touch of the blade, underlying shadows, wit, sharpness of perception.' Her new book contains not only thirteen brilliant new stories, but a selection of twenty-three more from her previous collections, making The Atmospheric Railway a delight for her existing admirers and the perfect introduction to her work for newcomers.
- Mackay, Shena
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