My Mother Was An Upright Piano: Fictions by Tania Hershman (Paperback)
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Short Description for My Mother Was An Upright Piano A scintillating collection of 56 short fictions by one of the genre's most daring exponents, whose economy of words cloaks her subtlety and power.Tania Hershman's work is powerful, spiky and off-beat but with a distinct warmth and affection for her subjects.
- Published: 03 May 2012
- Format: Paperback 96 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781906477608 ISBN 10: 1906477604
- Sales rank: 191,534
Full description for My Mother Was An Upright Piano
My Mother Was an Upright Piano builds on the strengths of Tania Hershman's first collection of short stories The White Road which was commended by the judges of the 2009 Orange Award for New Writers. Hershman's fiction is inspiring, thought-provoking and witty. Her economy with words cloaks her subtlety and power, and she is able to create characters with distinct voices and explore deep and sometimes disturbing relationships is just a few paragraphs of prose. Her writing style has a lyrical quality and often the meter of her work brings added resonance to her themes.