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Michel Faber

Some Rain Must Fall And Other Stories

€12,95

The debut work, a short story collection from the bestselling, critically acclaimed author of Under the Skin, The Crimson Petal and the White and The Book of Strange New Things. Michel Faber's short stories reveal an extraordinarily vivid imagination, a deep love of language and an adventurous versatility. Playful, yet profoundly moving, wickedly satirical yet sincerely humane, these tales never fail to strike unexpected chords.

'Some Rain Must Fall' juxtaposes the tragic circumstances of traumatised schoolchildren with the interior monologue of a teacher/psychologist enlisted to aid their recovery. In the pseudo-sci-fi 'Fish' a mother tries to protect her child in a terrifying world where fish swim through the streets and lurk in alleyways. Faber's collection is rich and assured, with a dazzling reach.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2016
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Pages: 256
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781782117162
ISBN 10: 1782117164
Edition: Main - Canons Edition

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Some Rain Must Fall And Other Stories

€12,95