Unthology: No. 4
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Unthology: No. 4

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Extraordinary short fiction from new and established writers. UNTHOLOGY No.4 continues Unthank Books' celebrated series, drawing its energy from the wanderlust and shape-shifting tendencies of the contemporary short story. Its thirteen stories involve cats, crows and angels; moments of realization and moments of doubt; bad moves, wrong turns and trips across the border. A fire-scarred war veteran enters the domain of a coked-up yuppie. A blind girl wakes up to find that the birdsong has ended. A lad on the slide dates a cosseted schoolgirl and ends up teetering on a church roof. Safe-cracking stories by bold and stealthy writers. Joshua Allen Sarah Bower Carys Bray Ruby Cowling Michael Crossan Sarah Evans Rodge Glass Marc Owen Jones Rowena Macdonald Aiden O'Reilly Adrian Slatcher Barnaby Walsh Melanie Whipman Edited by Robin Jones and Ashley Stokes.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 249.47g
  • Unthank Books
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 095728974X
  • 9780957289741
  • 2,220,032

Table of contents

Introduction: ismism - The Editors [ix] A real t.o.a. - Rodge Glass [3] treasures of heaven - Carys Bray [13] eden dust - Michael Crossan [27] Finished - Sarah Bower [43] Violet - Barnaby Walsh [53] Burning man - Rowena Macdonald [71] the cat - Adrian Slatcher [85] suicide bomber - Melanie Whipman [95] Administration: An intern's guide - Joshua Allen [107] the murder of crows - Marc Owen Jones [119] the laundry key complex - Aiden O'Reilly [133] the angel - Sarah Evans [143] little things - Ruby Cowling [167]show more

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Praise for Unthology No.1: " ... all the stories in Unthology are enjoyable and well-written, with some unique voices emerging. The collection keeps its promises: this is a varied, well put-together collection showcasing some interesting writers in an unrestricted and playful place." THE SHORT REVIEW Praise for Unthology No.2: "Overall this is a great showcase for up and coming writers and it gives you everything a short story collection should. Great writing, different styles and a chance to be shocked, saddened and entertained." INSIDE BOOKS Praise for Unthology No.3: "The first anthology I've read in which there wasn't a single story I despised." BOOK MUNCHshow more

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