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Antarctica

Fiction, General Fiction
Paperback Published on: 02/11/2023
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Antarctica
Interesting collection of short stories
Series of short stories, most of which are quite intense, some have quirky endings. I really enjoyed the very last one. Have enjoyed the books I gave re... READ MORE
Neil Challis @Windsor
Antarctica
Skilful showcase of lyrical prose
This collection showcases exactly what Keegan continues to capture so skilfully - the human condition, the fragility of connection, and a tense longing tha... READ MORE
Debi
Antarctica
'a book must be an ice-axe to break the sea frozen inside us...'
Reissued, the debut sheath of short stories from Claire Keegan is as chillingly cleareyed as it was when the millennium turned. The bursts of the most perf... READ MORE
Iain MacLeod
Antarctica
Short, sharp and incisive
It’s difficult to believe that Antarctica is the debut collection of stories from the Booker Prize shortlisted author of Small Things Like These. Reissued ... READ MORE
Conor
Antarctica
Claire Keegan, your mastery of the English language is unparalleled
Keegan’s mastery of the English Language is unmatched, and the short form is certainly where her expertise shines so it’s no surprise to me that I adored h... READ MORE
Sophie Fennelly
Antarctica
You need to read Claire Keegan if you haven't already
Equally disturbing and brilliant. Claire Keegan has a power no other writer has by immersing you into a world full of people with broken hearts in a matter... READ MORE
Violet Daniels
Antarctica
A compelling and dark debut collection
Yet another beauty from Claire Keegan! I'm generally a fan of short stories and this definitely satisfied that ned for something quick and punchy to read. ... READ MORE
Rebecca at Tunbridge Wells

Synopsis

The stunning debut story collection from the author of Foster and the Booker Prize-shortlised Small Things Like These. A secret one-night tryst in the city. A sister's revenge. A love-struck doctor. A missing girl. In Antarctica, an astonishing sequence of stories, one of our most gifted writers illuminates human longing and fallibility in all its variety.

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571382217
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Weight: 249g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm

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Antarctica
Talented writer but be warned!
A brilliantly written collection of short stories by a gifted author, but be warned some are rather disturbing. Not having read her works before I was hop... READ MORE
Gail Greaves
Antarctica
Grim
I took it to the charity shop, hated it.
R Jeffs