Outside Paradise

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The selected stories of one of Wales's leading writers, Outside Paradise is a testament to women of all ages. Sometimes bright and uplifting, sometimes dark and moving, Sian James's work celebrates life. Her characters are not impossibly virtuous or improbably depraved. They are real women dealing with whatever life throws at them, whether stranded on a mountaintop or caught shoplifting. Every story is intriguing, intense and touching.

Female voices ring through Sian James's ...

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Overview

The selected stories of one of Wales's leading writers, Outside Paradise is a testament to women of all ages. Sometimes bright and uplifting, sometimes dark and moving, Sian James's work celebrates life. Her characters are not impossibly virtuous or improbably depraved. They are real women dealing with whatever life throws at them, whether stranded on a mountaintop or caught shoplifting. Every story is intriguing, intense and touching.

Female voices ring through Sian James's work. These are stories told by mothers, daughters, sisters, wives. From Gwynedd to Brynawel, her vividly painted characters tell us about their lives: good sex and bad sex, love and hate, friendship and enmity, birth and death.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781902638195
  • Publisher: Parthian Books
  • Publication date: 10/1/2003
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Love, Lust, Life 7
Billy Mason from Gloucester 19
Not Singing Exactly 33
Strawberry Cream 44
John Hedward 51
Hester and Louise 59
A House of One's Own 72
Mountain Air 84
Outside Paradise 98
Happy as Saturday Night 109
And Perhaps More 118
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