A collection of Patrick Gale's most brilliant pieces of short fiction. The subjects are wide-ranging and various - curious childhood loyalties, long-hidden memories, newly discovered joys, startling secrets, dislocated relationships, overwhelming, thrilling passions. In prose which is vivid and fresh, Patrick Gale explores the subtle boundaries that shift between the fantastic and shockingly real. With characteristic insight and wit and with consummate ease, he draws the reader into lives both familiar and strange, revealing a world that shines with possibilities and will never fail to delight.
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Patrick Gale was born in 1962 on the Isle of Wight. He was educated at Winchester and Oxford and now writes full time.
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Book Description Flamingo, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-261-99-4474004