Glimmer and Other Stories
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|Other Information: ||Illustrations, black and white|
|Published In: ||09 December 2013|
A riveting compilation of surreal, supernatural and mysterious tales. "Purchase your copy of this unusual and wonderful collection - including the Award Winning story, 'Glimmer'." Seven compelling stories of obsession, loss, redemption and hope are brought together in this unsettling and original anthology. From ethereal speculation to rekindling forgotten love, these beautifully crafted tales explore human nature in all its diversity. Sometimes disturbing, sometimes inspirational, they all have a metaphorical richness that will take you into an uncanny world that straggles the line between the real and the imagined. Rousseau's Suburban Jungle: "" "Esther drew a tree with bright green leaves that curled up and around the canvas snake-like and cruel. She gave it a head, red eyes and ivory fangs, its mouth open, ready to bite anyone who came too close." Daub: "" "The nightlight on the bedside table cast elongated shadows across the floor. The dark lines crawled along the skirting boards and up the walls like dirty fingers groping for something clean." "Scroll up and grab a copy today."
About the Author
Nicola McDonagh was born in Liverpool and is a creative writing tutor and photographer. Originally Nicola trained as a photojournalist, then decided to do something more theatrical and gained a Hons. Degree in Drama and English Literature. Nicola spent many years as an actor, scriptwriter and workshop leader, but gave all that up when she moved to Suffolk UK and became fascinated by the beauty of her surroundings. Nicola returned to her love of literature and after gaining a Diploma in Creative Writing, and won the Suffolk Book League's Short Story Competition in 2011 with 'Glimmer'. Nicola was short-listed for the Escalator Genre Fiction Competition the following year with an extract from her unorthodox YA sci-fi novel 'Echoes from the Lost Ones'.
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20.3 x 12.7 x 0.8 centimetres (0.15 kg)|
15+ years |