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Ride the tortoise (Paperback) Loot Price: R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 You Save: R14 (7%)
Ride the tortoise (Paperback): Liesl Jobson
Ride the tortoise (Paperback): Liesl Jobson

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Ride the tortoise (Paperback)

Liesl Jobson

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In this long-awaited collection, Liesl Jobson, internationally acclaimed for her mastery of the very short “flash fiction” form, turns to the longer form of the short story. In places, the author experiments with the narrative structure by crafting together snapshots in a collage form. Elsewhere, she retains the more conventional story line. She writes with panache and hypnotic honesty about topics as diverse as anorexia, cleaning the oven, the terror of losing a child, exile, infidelity and desire. Few writers are as assured in traversing the terrain of loss and fear. Yet there is quirky humour and sly surprise in these stories told from the perspectives of the policewoman, art teacher, athlete, bassoonist, lover and mother. Treat yourself: these dark chocolate and bitter orange stories are erotic, edgy and wise.

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Imprint: Jacana Media
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: September 2012
First published: July 2013
Authors: Liesl Jobson
Dimensions: 213 x 138 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 184
ISBN-13: 978-1-4314-0566-4
Barcode: 9781431405664
Categories: Books > Fiction > General
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LSN: 1-4314-0566-3

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