T.C. Boyle Stories II

T.C. Boyle Stories II

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A man falls from a roof whilst spying on his beautiful widowed neighbour. A newly married couple seeking enlightenment take a three year vow of silence and move to a yurt in the Arizona desert. A handsome young man works in real-estate by day, but has a far more sinister profession by night. An elderly woman is determined to return to her home in the countryside, despite the knowledge that in doing so she may be signing her own death warrant. Giant men are kept in cages to ensure their nightly service to their country. A man develops an unhealthy interest in his recently deceased reclusive rock-star neighbour. And on Christmas day at the San Francisco Zoo a terrible and tragic event occurs... T.C. Boyle Stories II comprises three later volumes of short fiction - After the Plague, Tooth and Claw and Wild Child - along with a new collection, A Death in Kitchawank. These fifty-eight stories explore the mundane, the devastating, the figurative and the implausible in a masterful and enthralling collection. T.C. Boyle is a writer at the height of his craft.Even her clothes seemed to get in the way, but she was sensible enough of the laws of the community to understand that ... and breathe in the scents of fresh earth, dung, sprouting grass, was enough of an accomplishment for an entire day .

Title:T.C. Boyle Stories II
Author:T.C. Boyle
Publisher:A&C Black - 2013-11-07


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