Saltwater

Saltwater

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'I still remember the sound effects of digital waves breaking on a two dimensional shore.' God Mode 'I'm not thinking about the sea, it's just there, the way it always is.' Dancing on Canvey SaltWater is a collection of more than a dozen short stories inspired by the sea, as the title suggests. Set in a variety of coastal areas from Ireland to New Zealand, the stories are often inspired by real events, both contemporary and historical. Included in the selection are several stories that have been shortlisted or have won fiction prizes: Catching the Tap-Tap to Cayes de Jacmel winner of Global Short Story Prize, UK Dancing on Canvey winner of Fish Short Histories Prize, Ireland SaltWater shortlisted for HG Wells Prize, UKREVIEWS Wonderful stories by an instinctive writer. Vivid, sensuous and simply bursting with vitality.Sue Leonard, Irish Examiner"As a collection, SaltWater is a deeply evocative, deeply impressive debut. " "John Lavin, Wales Arts Review"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 14mm | 220g
  • Liberties Press Ltd
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • English
  • 1909718343
  • 9781909718340
  • 1,101,280

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As a collection, SaltWater is a deeply evocative, deeply impressive debut. "show more