The Atmospheric Railway: New and Selected Stories




      The Atmospheric Railway: New and Selected Stories
The Literary Review The heart lifts at the prospect of a collection of stories by Shena Mackay You can be certain of various elements laughter, a touch of the blade, underlying shadows, wit, sharpness of perception. Read The Atmospheric Railway: New and Selected Stories Author Shena Mackay – heartforum.co.uk

Shena Mackay was born in Edinburgh in 1944 and currently lives in London She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and also Honorary Visiting Professor to the MA in Writing at Middlesex University.Her novels include the black comedy Redhill Rococo 1986 , winner of the Fawcett Society Book Prize Dunedin 1992 , which won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and the acclaimed The Orchard on Fire 1995 which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction Her novel Heligoland 2003 was shortlisted for both the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Whitbread Novel Award.

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  • Hardcover
  • 432 pages
  • The Atmospheric Railway: New and Selected Stories
  • Shena Mackay
  • English
  • 26 August 2018
  • 0224072986

10 thoughts on “ The Atmospheric Railway: New and Selected Stories

  1. Caroline says:

    Well written perhaps, but the stories had no point Just as I was becoming invested in characters, the story was over and nothing had actually happened Gave up on this one.

  2. Emily says:

    I was reading this for 9 months and I kept trying to struggle through until the end Only recently I really asked myself why I continue to read a book that I m hating The stories are either achingly boring or they would be pretty bland in a normal world setting, but would suddenly take a supernatural turn for no reason I m...

  3. Othniel says:

    Brilliant, career spanning collection A dense, meticulous style tales focussing on the suffering of the genteel poor One of the great short story writers But have a dictionary handy.

  4. Hilary G says:

    Well written short stories.

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