A Short Affair (Paperback)
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Paperback 416 Pages
Published: 17/09/2020
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‘A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual’ STEPHEN FRY

INCLUDES NEW STORIES BY RUSSELL TOVEY AND BOOKER PRIZE NOMINEE SOPHIE WARD, AND ARTWORK BY TRACEY EMIN, EXCLUSIVE TO THIS EDITION

This vibrant collection brings together twenty original short stories by giants of the form alongside exciting new voices, including two new stories by Russell Tovey and Sophie Ward.

Simon Oldfield, curator and editor, combines the best in contemporary short fiction with remarkable illustrations by Tracey Emin and other artists from the Royal Academy of Arts. 

Illuminating, beautiful, haunting and always interesting, A Short Affair brings you the very best in short story writing.

Writers include: Russell Tovey, Elizabeth Day, Bethan Roberts, Nikesh Shukla, Claire Fuller, Ben Okri, Anne O'Brien, A. L. Kennedy, Anna Stewart, Craig Burnett, Douglas W. Milliken, Will Self, Jarred McGinnis, Barney Walsh, Rebecca F. John, Joanna Campbell, Emily Bullock, Cherise Saywell, Lionel Shriver and Sophie Ward

Artists include: Tracey Emin, Kay Harwood, Gabriella Boyd, Jonathan Trayte, Luey Graves, Marco Palmieri, John Robertson, Coco Crampton, Fani Parali, Murray O'Grady, Pio Abad, Eddie Peake, Declan Jenkins, Mary Ramsden, Carla Busuttil, Jessy Jetpacks, Nick Goss, Tim Ellis, Adam Shield and Humphrey Ocean

'Pin Drop is a wonderful and rare conception. It provides us with a special opportunity to celebrate the short story on its own unique terms. The perfect antidote to the soundbite culture' WILLIAM BOYD

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471147333
Number of pages: 416
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 29 mm

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“5/5”

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this collection of short stories. The inclusion of the artwork to accompany each short story added a impactful visual aide to the stories. Fantastic read.

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“Outstanding...”

...anthology of short stories.

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