"Midalia's skill at presenting big ideas through everyday experience demonstrates how powerful good writing can be" - The West Australian Feet to the Stars, Susan Midalia's third collection of short stories, offers keenly observed details about eve... read more

Feet to the Stars : And Other Stories
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'On the whole, it was easier than I had expected. Only once did I feel myself at risk. That was when the Inspector suddenly intervened. He said in a harsh voice: "He married your wife, didn't he? Took her away from you some people might say. Nice piece of goods, ... read more

Victim: Faber Stories
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A HISTORY OF THE BEANBAG AND OTHER STORI
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My love for him felt so total and so annihilating that it was often impossible for me to see him clearly at all. Years ago, Sukie moved in with Nathan because her mother was dead and her father was difficult, and she had nowhere else to go. Now they are on the... read more

Mr Salary: Faber Stories
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When Ray turns up to visit his old university friends Charlie and Emily, he's given a special task: to be so much his useless self that he makes Charlie look good by comparison. But Ray has his own buried feelings to contend with. Decades earlier... read more

Come Rain or Come Shine: Faber Stories
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Lips the colour of blood, the sun an unprecedented orange, train wheels that sound like 'guilt, and guilt, and guilt': these are just some of the things Mary Ventura begins to notice on her journey to the ninth kingdom. 'But what is th... read more

Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom: Faber Stories
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An artist marooned on a remote island in the Arafura Sea contemplates his survival chances. He understands his desperate plight and the ocean's unrelenting power. But what is its true colour? A beguiling young woman nurses a baby by a lake while hiding bru... read more

The True Colour of the Sea
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This collection of short fiction explores what lies beneath the apparently normal, even mundane, surfaces of people's lives. Desire in its many manifestations is the unifying theme of these stories. This exploration of interior lives, from the young to the old and all in between, reveals some surprising insights.

Arrhythmia: Stories of Desire
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In perhaps the most magnificent of what he called his strange stories, Robert Aickman blurs the lines between memory, premonition and the hallucinated life. Lene, a woman now recovering from the losses of the Second World War, recalls a gothic dolls' house of... read more

Inner Room: Faber Stories
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'I have quite changed my mind. I am going to run away and become a boy.' In these three stories, written by Djuna Barnes under the pseudonym Lydia Steptoe, three characters find themselves on the brink of a sexual awakening - accompanied by gun... read more

The Lydia Steptoe Stories: Faber Stories
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