Stock Image

Last Stories and Other Stories

Vollmann, William T.

186 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0670015970 / ISBN 13: 9780670015979
Published by Viking Adult, New York, 2014
New Condition: New Hardcover
From Beaver Bridge Books (Holiday Island, AR, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since December 23, 2013

Quantity Available: 1
Buy New
List Price: US$ 36.00
Price: US$ 36.03 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy


About this Item

Stated first edition. Full number line. Not price-clipped, remaindered or library withdrawn. Mylar-protected dust jacket. Clean, tight & bright. Shipped padded in a box. Bookseller Inventory # 000685

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Last Stories and Other Stories

Publisher: Viking Adult, New York

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

Supernaturally tinged stories from William T. Vollmann, author of the National Book Award winner Europe Central
 
In this magnificent new work of fiction, his first in nine years, celebrated author William T. Vollmann offers a collection of ghost stories linked by themes of love, death, and the erotic.
 
A Bohemian farmer’s dead wife returns to him, and their love endures, but at a gruesome price. A geisha prolongs her life by turning into a cherry tree. A journalist, haunted by the half-forgotten killing of a Bosnian couple, watches their story, and his own wartime tragedy, slip away from him. A dying American romances the ghost of his high school sweetheart while a homeless salaryman in Tokyo animates paper cutouts of ancient heroes.
 
Are ghosts memories, fantasies, or monsters? Is there life in death? Vollmann has always operated in the shadowy borderland between categories, and these eerie tales, however far-flung their settings, all focus on the attempts of the living to avoid, control, or even seduce death. Vollmann’s stories will transport readers to a fantastical world where love and lust make anything possible.

About the Author:

William T. Vollmann has written nine novels, three collections of stories, six works of nonfiction, and a memoir. He has won the PEN Center USA West Award for Fiction, a Whiting Writers Award, and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Bookstore specializing in first edition fiction, ancient history, World War II and religion.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.
Stephen H. Shogren
55 Cypress Point Lane, Holiday Island, ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express