A Girl's Arm

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A Girl’s Arm is a collection of stories homing in on the pressure points in the lives of its characters. Although a mixed bag from a variety of backgrounds — an apparently nerveless woman rock climber, a young classicist on the academic make, an estranged son just dropping by after many years — with a couple of exceptions they would be classed as ‘ordinary’. The stories focus on that single extraordinary event from which the course of his or her particular narrative veers off and they are offered the chance to become what they were meant to be. It can lead in many cases to prospering after aridity, or as in the title story, to a demonic hatching



Publication Date
July 2005


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