In Another Country

In Another Country : Selected Stories

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Title story adapted into Academy Award nominated feature film 45 YEARS; screened nation-wide, excellent cross-promotional coverage mentioning author + story
Movie tie-in cover art = IFC / Sundance Selects poster image
Original trade cloth version sold out of its initial 3,000 copy print run
Named among Kirkus Reviews' Best Story Collections of 2015; critically acclaimed by NYTBR, WSJ, PW (starred review), and other major outlets
Published alongside North American novel debut (see The Life-Writer)
Previously known as a poet and translator, he began publishing fiction later in his career, and his reputation as a masterful short story writer has rocketed in the UK since The Shieling appeared in 2009, then the BBC award in 2010, and the Frank O'Connor in 2013
Pulls together the best material from his 30+ year career
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 25.4mm | 354g
  • Emeryville, Canada
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1771961295
  • 9781771961295

Review quote

"Revelatory."-The Wall Street Journal

"Constantine's stories ache with concern for the retreating, vulnerable, sacred natural world."-New York Times Book Review "Revelatory." The Wall Street Journal

"Constantine's stories ache with concern for the retreating, vulnerable, sacred natural world." New York Times Book Review
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About David Constantine

David Constantine is an award-winning short story writer, poet, and translator. The title story of his North American debut collection of short fiction, In Another Country: Selected Stories (Biblioasis, 2015) was adapted into the Academy Award-nominated feature film 45 Years. He is the author of one previous novel, Davies, as well as four collections of short stories in the UK, including Back at the Spike, Under the Dam, The Shieling, and the winner of the 2013 Frank O'Connor Award, Tea at the Midland and Other Stories. His collections of poetry include Caspar Hauser, The Pelt of Wasps, Something for the Ghosts (shortlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Prize), Collected Poems, and Nine Fathom Deep. He is also a translator of Hoelderlin, Brecht, Goethe, Kleist, Michaux, and Jaccottet. He lives in Oxford, where until 2012 he edited Modern Poetry in Translation with his wife Helen.
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Rating details

155 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 29% (45)
4 37% (57)
3 22% (34)
2 10% (15)
1 3% (4)
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