Monkfish Moon: Short Stories

Monkfish Moon: Short Stories

by Romesh Gunesekera, Romesh Guneskara
     
 

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The nine haunting stories of Monkfish Moon, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, announce the appearance of an extraordinary writing talent. Gunesekera describes a kind of paradise in which a sudden moment of silence in a city is cause for fear, where civil war disrupts a marriage thousands of miles away, and where "building up"--of businesses, homes,… See more details below

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The nine haunting stories of Monkfish Moon, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, announce the appearance of an extraordinary writing talent. Gunesekera describes a kind of paradise in which a sudden moment of silence in a city is cause for fear, where civil war disrupts a marriage thousands of miles away, and where "building up"--of businesses, homes, relationships--is more often than not swiftly and violently brought down.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573225502
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Edition description:
lst Riverhead ed
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.39(d)

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