Cover of: Black juice | Margo Lanagan

About the Book

10 outstanding stories that delight, shock, intrigue, amuse and move the reader to tears with their dazzling imaginative reach, their dark humour, their subtlety, their humanity and depth of feeling.Black Juice is a book of breathtaking stories that defy boundaries. They are dazzling, ruthless, tender, fierce, unique - ten deeply moving stories from an exceptional author. 'A good short story, a really good one, is deceptively difficult to write. Which is why Black Juice is such an outstanding collection. Because every single story in it is, quite simply, perfect. That's what I said: perfect.' Outland, UK 'Black Juice is one of the most imaginative and attractive collections of short stories to appear in more than a decade.' The Weekend Australian 'Always moody, evocative and original, Black Juice is an intensely imaginative collection from an accomplished and distinctive author.' The Age 'These are stories that reward us long after they have been finished.' Sydney Morning Herald 'I want to hire a plane and write BLACK JUICE across the sky so that people will read these intense, rich, disturbing stories.' John Marsden 'This is an extraordinary book of short stories, surprising, breathtaking and beautiful by turn.' Booktrust, UK BLACK JUICE has been recognised in 17 awards internationally. Winner of 2 World Fantasy Awards in 2005 and a VIC Premier's literary award in 2004, BLACK JUICE has also been shortlisted for the NSW & the QLD Premier's literary awards.

About the Edition

Provides glimpses of the dark side of civilization and the beauty of the human spirit through ten short stories that explore significant moments in people's lives, events leading to them, and their consequences.

Table of Contents

Singing my sister down
My lord's man
Red nose day
Sweet Pippit
House of the many
Wooden bride
Earthly uses
Perpetual light
Yowlinin
Rite of spring.

Edition Notes

First published: Australia : Allen & Unwin Publishers, 2004.

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.L216 Bl 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
201 p. ;
Number of pages
201

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3291736M
Internet Archive
blackjuice00lana
ISBN 10
0060743905, 0060743913
LC Control Number
2004008715
Library Thing
47393
Goodreads
1234852
3194158
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