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The World Laughs in Flowers: A short story from The Secret Lives of People in Love

Authors: Van Booy, Simon
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: FIC027050, FIC000000, FIC027020, FIC019000, FIC029000
ISBN: 9780062002051, Related ISBNs: 0062002058, 9780062002051
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 50,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

The Secret Lives of People in Love is the first short story collection by award-winning writer Simon Van Booy. These stories, set in Kentucky, New York, Paris, Rome, and Greece, are a perfect synthesis of intensity and atmosphere. Love, loss, human contact, and isolation are Van Booy's themes. In radiant prose he writes about the difficult choices we make in order to retain our humanity and about the redemptive power of love in a violent world.

Included in this updated P.S. edition is the new story "The Mute Ventriloquist."

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