Live Show, Drink Included: Collected Stories by Vicky Grut

Sometimes books of short tales are hard to share with people. Some people don't like the format, and feel like they can be too literary or like a long joke, having to have a kind of punch line. It's the same kind of thinking that keeps people away from short film as a format too. …

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A Cat, A Hat & A Piece of String by Joanne Harris.

This book of short stories by the author of Chocolat is a nice little collection of tales which personify the authors usual humour, pathos and sense of whimsy and the magical. The title comes from her answer to the question, if you were to be stranded on a desert island, what things would you take …

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The Ladies of Grace Adieu by Susanna Clarke

A delightful book of adult fairy tales, from the author of Johnathan Strange & Mr Norrell, and set mostly in the same world, though involing different characters and timescales. I would suggest, for book lovers, to get it in hardback, because it is an illustrated book, and the paperback version does not do it justice. …

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