Empty Bones and Other Stories

Empty Bones and Other Stories

eBook - 2014
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Empty Bones is weightlifting, infidelity, drunk driving, facelifts and childbirth it's a family and their weekend reunion. It is Lisbon to Madrid on the night train and Auckland to Wellington on a motorbike. It is the end, the beginning and the gristly in between. Empty Bones is a novella accompanied by five equally raw, intense and comical short stories, from the author of the acclaimed Bird North. Wow. Breton Dukes' BIRD NORTH is a knockout. Brilliantly intense book.' Emily Perkins, Twitter Roddy Doyle is a hard act to follow, but in Bird North New Zealand author Breton Dukes does it with a gritty and sometimes disturbing collection of stories.' Ian Williams, Otago Daily Times Confidant, nuanced and unselfconsciously local, this is an accomplished debut.' Sam Finnemore, NZ Listener Breton Dukes lives with his wife in Kaikorai Valley, Dunedin. He is a telephonist for the government. His interests include rabbit shooting, tenting and cookery. Cover: Dylan Horrocks
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Victoria University Press, 2014.
ISBN: 9780864739971
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (182 pages).


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