Two Tall Tales and One Short Novel

Two Tall Tales and One Short Novel Two Tall Tales and One Short Novel is a collection of stories by three of the UK s brightest new writing talents The Mesmerist s Daughter by Heidi James Smokin the Queen by Kay Sexton and In the Cl

  • Title: Two Tall Tales and One Short Novel
  • Author: Heidi James Kay Sexton
  • ISBN: 9780955253812
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Paperback
  • Two Tall Tales and One Short Novel, is a collection of stories by three of the UK s brightest new writing talents The Mesmerist s Daughter by Heidi James, Smokin the Queen by Kay Sexton, and In the Clear by Lucy Fry Together the stories transport the reader into the minds of three very different characters.These are dynamic, shape shifting works of fiction that push atTwo Tall Tales and One Short Novel, is a collection of stories by three of the UK s brightest new writing talents The Mesmerist s Daughter by Heidi James, Smokin the Queen by Kay Sexton, and In the Clear by Lucy Fry Together the stories transport the reader into the minds of three very different characters.These are dynamic, shape shifting works of fiction that push at the boundaries not only of what can be represented but even what can be imagined.

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    1. In this trio of stories, Kay Sexton's Smoking the Queen easily dominates -- a youngish Jamaican DJ, Darius, finds himself casting for a foothold when his best-friend cum father-figure dies. Jazz music weaves itself in and out of Darius' damaged psyche and is also a wonderful leitmotif to the story; Sexton's dreamlike prose mirrors the tenuous grip on reality that Darius has post-skunk -- "Sweetness in Mel, anyway, as she drew him down on the narrow bed, opening her mouth to him, night-flowered w [...]

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