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Bad dreams and other stories / Tessa Hadley.

Hadley, Tessa(author.).
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Book Book ([2017])
Description: viii, 224 pages ; 22 cm
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
7 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Beverly Public Library.
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  • ISBN: 0062476661
  • ISBN: 9780062476661
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by Jonathan Cape."--title page verso.
Contents:
An abduction -- The stain -- Deeds not words -- One Saturday morning -- Experience -- Bad dreams -- Flight -- Under the sign of ... Read More
Summary:
In these short stories it's the ordinary things that turn out to be most extraordinary: the history of a length of fabric or a forgotten jacket. Two sisters quarrel over an inheritance and a new baby; a child awake in the night explores the familiar rooms of her home, made strange by the darkness; a housekeeper caring for a helpless old man uncovers secrets from his past. The first steps into a turning point and a new life are made so easily and carelessly: each of these stories illuminate crucial moments of transition, often imperceptible to the protagonists. A girl accepts a lift in a car with some older boys; a young woman reads the diaries she discovers while housesitting. Small acts have large consequences, some that can reverberate across decades; private fantasies can affect other people, for better and worse. ... Read More
Citation: Hadley, Tessa. "Bad dreams and other stories." New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.
 
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