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By Craig Cliff

ISBN-10: 1459672011

ISBN-13: 9781459672017

A startlingly unique choice of brief tales that used to be winner of the 2011 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for most sensible First Book.A son concerns he's changing into too excellent a replica of his father. The co-owner of a weight loss camp for youths unearths himself working the black marketplace in chocolate bars. a guy starts off melting and not anything can cease it, no longer even poetry. This superb number of tales through a thrilling new expertise strikes from the intense and real looking to the funny and outlandish, each one tale copying a component from the former piece in a type of evolutionary chain. Amid pigeons with a style for cigarette ash, a rash of moa sightings, and the id drawback of an imaginary pal, the characters in those eighteen pleasing tales search for how you can reconnect with humans and the realm round them, no matter if that suggests befriending a robber wielding an iguana.

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