The Redemption of Galen Pike : And Other Stories, Paperback Book

The Redemption of Galen Pike : And Other Stories Paperback

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Winner of the 2015 International Frank O'Connor Short Story AwardWinner of the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered PrizeShortlisted for the 2015 Wales Book of the Year: FictionShortlisted for the 2015 Edge Hill Short Story PrizeIn a remote Australian settlement a young wife with an untellable secret reluctantly invites her neighbour into her home.

A Quaker spinster offers companionship to a condemned man in a Colorado jail.

In the ice and snows of Siberia an office employee from Birmingham witnesses a scene that will change her life.

At a jubilee celebration in a northern English town a middle-aged alderman opens his heart to Queen Victoria.

A teenage daughter leaves home in search of adventure.

High in the Cumbrian fells a woman seeks help from her father's enemy.Spare, precise, charged with a prickly wit, the stories in Carys Davies's sparkling second collection remind us how little we know of the lives of others.

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