Stranger Than Fiction: Short Story
|ISBN:||9781443419277, Related ISBNs: 1443419273, 9781443419277|
|Number of pages:||50,|
“I felt myself to be having, after all, one of those dizzying days in which everything can be connected, all ideas can be conjugated and then consumed whole, sense and significance are dropped into your lap like gifts, and the very cast and camber of the air on your cheek is meaningful.” Through the tale of a woman named Sheila, Schoemperlen explores the elusive concept of fiction.
The stories in Red Plaid Shirt span twenty years of Diane Schoemperlen’s challenging and innovative writing. Told in her fresh and often deadpan comedic voice, they offer a compulsively readable mix of deeply felt emotion and finely wrought intellect. This collection was shortlisted for the Upper Canada Brewing Company Writers’ Craft Award.
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