Agnes Owens : The Complete Short Stories, Paperback

Agnes Owens : The Complete Short Stories Paperback

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"Don't Call Me" is Agnes Owens' complete life work in short stories - everything from "Gentlemen of the West", "Lean Tales", "People Like That" and 14 brand new unpublished stories.

Witty and dark, Owens' spare prose shocks and delights.

Her talent for pithy, unsettling tales is as sharp as ever, confirming her place as one of Scotland's finest contemporary writers.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Birlinn General
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Short stories
  • ISBN: 9781846970597



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Most of the stories in this book were clearly practice pieces that should never have been published. However, there was one very good story that made reading the book worthwhile, and that was "Gentlemen of the West" (if I am remembering that title correctly).