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Reading Madame Bovary

written by Amanda Lohrey

Black Inc | ISBN 9781863954907

Paperback – 304 pages

$32.95

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From one of Australia's leading short-fiction writers comes a thrilling collection of stories that deal with transition and transformation. A woman finds her everyday world engulfed by vivid fantasies, a businessman finds a new way to deal with his rage, a couple contemplate the best way to educate their children, a young woman finds herself on a boat with a bunch of delinquent schoolkids, a diary is dicovered, a commune goes wrong. In these riveting stories, characters deal with crises of body and spirit. They find themselves ccaught between order and chaos, and must face the need to change or be trapped. Shot through with serene intelligence and a keen eye for character, these tales enlighten and entertain in equal measure.

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