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Audio CD (MP3 Una) 2016-08-02 $24.99
Audio CD (Unabridged) 2016-08-02 $32.99
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Hardcover 2016-07-12 $26.00 208
Paperback 2015-10-07 148
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Pond

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Published by Fitzcarraldo Editions on 2015-10-07
Paperback
FICTION / Short Stories (single author), LITERARY COLLECTIONS, FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors)


Feverish and forthright, Pond is an absorbing chronicle of the pitfalls and pleasures of a solitudinous life told by an unnamed woman living on the cusp of a coastal town. Broken bowls, belligerent cows, swanky aubergines, trembling moonrises and horrifying sunsets, the physical world depicted in these stories is unsettling yet intimately familiar and soon takes on a life of its own. Captivated by the stellar charms of seclusion but restless with desire, the woman's relationship with her surroundings becomes boundless and increasingly bewildering. Claire-Louise Bennett's startlingly original first collection slips effortlessly between worlds and is by turns darkly funny and deeply moving.
(Paperback, 2015-10-07)


ASIN: 1910695092
ISBN: 9781910695098
EAN: 9781910695098

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Delivered through an unnamed narrator, Claire-Louise Bennett’s POND is a captivating, challenging and uniquely compelling collection of short stories that combine the mundane with the endlessly fascinating.

Although Bennett has not written a plot- or even character-driven book, the consistency of her language ties every section together flawlessly. Her mastery of the English language is, at least in my experience, unparalleled. In fact, while reading POND, I was often reminded of preparing for my high school AP test and learning about alliteration, assonance and rhythm, as Bennett has clearly studied ...

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