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David Rose, author of Vault, is best known as a short story writer. In this long-awaited collection, written over the past 25 years, Rose explores an extraordinary range of lives:... Read more
David Rose, author of Vault, is best known as a short story writer. In this long-awaited collection, written over the past 25 years, Rose explores an extraordinary range of lives: from a road crew installing speed humps, a divorced man living rough and a childless children's entertainer, to the son of a famous artist, the dedicatee of a violin concerto and an honorary member of the Beatles.
Posthumous Stories Paperback edition by David Rose
Acknowledgements Afterword Dedication A Nice Bucket Private View Flora The Fall The Fifth Beatle Viyborg - A Novel Clean Rectilinear In Evening Soft Light Shuffle Lector Tragos Zimmerman Home The Castle
David Rose was born in 1949, living outside West London, between Windsor and Richmond. He spent his working life in the Post Office. His debut story was published in The Literary Review, and since then, has been widely published in small presses in the U.K. and Canada. He is joint owner and Fiction Editor of Main Street Journal.
A whimsical collection of personal ads as published in the London Review of Books is comprised of some of the lonely-hearts column's most biting and erudite entries, in which hopefuls abandoned both positivism and false advertising in their quests for desirable partners. 50,000 first printing.
Suitable for practitioners, researchers and students, building up pedagogic, linguistic and social theory in steps, contextualized within teaching practice, this title presents the research of the 'Sydney School' in language and literacy pedagogy. It offers researchers tools for investigating and redesigning educational practice.
In the tradition of Who Owns the Future, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs, improve our lives, and form ?an ethereal interconnection of gadgets and human desires that...will pervade our lives in the very near future? (The Wall Street Journal)....
In a truly post-post-modern tour de force of literary fiction, MERIDIAN reveals the inner monologue of a successful contemporary architect. Following threads, and elaborating on snapshots of the world he sees around him, it builds into a discourse on modern life, a distillation of the demotic and the demonic.
Morgan Cooper is finding it hard to juggle the demands of her children and her career. But unlike the other 'soccer moms' in their affluent DC suburb, she's an undercover CIA officer assigned to the strife-torn Gaza Strip. Inspired by actual events, Taking Morgan is a gripping novel of political intrigue and suspense. It is also the deeply affecting story of a modern couple struggling in their...
Explores a range of lives: from a road crew installing speed humps, a divorced man living rough, and a childless children's entertainer, to the son of a famous artist, the dedicatee of a violin concerto, and an honorary member of the Beatles.
Aims to present an accessible set of analytic tools that can be used to explore how speakers and writers construe meaning through discourse. These techniques are introduced through analyses of spoken, written and visual texts that focus on truth and reconciliation in post-apartheid South Africa.
A man has had his life story turned into a novel, without his knowledge or approval. As he now reads, comments on and corrects the novel, he begins to struggle to distance himself from the false heroics, and above all, to reclaim his own death.
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