Hieroglyphics and Other Stories
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BeschreibungSuperlative short story collection from the author of the Orange Prize-nominated "Buddha Da". "A page-turner to make you cry and laugh" "The Scotsman"
PortraitAnne Donovan is the author of the prize-winning novel Buddha Da and the recently published Being Emily. Buddha Da was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Scottish Book of the Year Award, and was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. It received a Scottish Arts Council Award and won the Le Prince Maurice Award in Mauritius in 2004.
Pressestimmen* Not since Alan Spence came on the scene has anyone written better about childhood and her richly expressive Scots is neither forced nor fey. A page-turner to make you laugh and cry. -- Donny O'Rourke Scotsman * Hieroglyphics conjures up spellbinding stories of childhood and change in voices so vibrant they leave you speechless. -- Willy Mally Sunday Herald * Hieroglyphics and Other Stories is Donovan's excellent debut collection ... Donovan illuminates exactly the dislocations and intensifications that occur within a relationship, whether between lovers or mother and child. Daily Telegraph
Untertitel: Main. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Canongate Books Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten