The Global Village

The Global Village

Paperback Tell-tales

Edited by Courttia Newland, Edited by Monique Roffey


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  • Publisher: Peepal Tree Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 212 pages
  • Dimensions: 134mm x 204mm x 18mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Leeds
  • ISBN 10: 1845230795
  • ISBN 13: 9781845230791
  • Sales rank: 1,122,549

Product description

Ambitious and contemporary, this groundbreaking collection offers new short fiction by exciting, fresh talents and established authors from around the world. Covering a myriad of topics--love, sex, death, war, crime, and the environment--each tale boasts a unique perspective and voice, with settings that move from India to New York to Cyberspace. With vibrant characters--including drug smugglers, call-center workers, and tourists--each of the 26 stories tackles personal and social issues in funny, poignant, and often dark ways.

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Author information

Courttia Newland is an editor, a playwright, and a cofounder of the Tell Tales collective. He is the author of The Dying Wish, Music for the Off-key, The Scholar, Snakeskin, and Society Within. Monique Roffey is the author of August Frost, and her short stories have appeared in Matter Magazine and New Writing 13.