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I know my team and I shall not be moved

O'Flynn, Catherine and Glass, Rodge (2009) I know my team and I shall not be moved. In: Roads Ahead. Tindal Street Press, Birmingham, unspecified. ISBN 1906994005

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In 1999 a spiky anthology of young writing was the first title to appear from the Tindal Street imprint and the first on a prize-winning road ahead. Ten years on, Tindal Street Press celebrates a decade of publishing - and of commitment to the short story and the wealth of regional writing talent - with a showcase that's just as ground-breaking. Prize-winning author Catherine O'Flynn here presents a range of exciting new voices from the next generation of English short story writers. 'Welcome to the cul-de-sac that opens out in twenty-two directions to unknown destinations....'

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 26711
Notes: ''An impressive selection picked by Costa First Novel winner Catherine O'Flynn. Iain Grant's ''Six of the Best'' quirkily shifts the dynamics of a pupil encountering his old teacher, Megan Dunn's ''The Mermaid and the Music Box'' ends in a wonderful weird tableau of mermaids combing their hair on the top of the Empire State Building and Rodge Glass's ''I know my team...'' unsentimentally captures the uneasiness between a daughter and the father she reluctantly visits in a nursing home. Almost every one of the 22 stories makes you want to hear more from their creators'' Guardian
Keywords: short stories, English
Subjects: Language and Literature > English
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > English
Depositing user: Miss Laura Do Nascimento
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2010 10:46
Last modified: 11 Dec 2015 02:37

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