Collected Stories, Paperback


In these hauntingly beautiful stories of abandonment and vengeance, extreme situations lead to disturbing conclusions.

A missionary is sent to a place so distant he finds his God has no power there; a husband abandons his wife as they honeymoon in the South American jungle; a splash of water triggers an explosion of violence; and a boy's drug-induced transformation leads to cruelty enjoyed and suffered.

Masterfully written, these are chilling tales from sun-drenched and brutal climes.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Short stories
  • ISBN: 9780141191355



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