The Best of Shonagh Koea's Short Stories by Shonagh Koea

By Shonagh Koea

Blackly funny but poignant and multi-levelled, finely crafted and carefully exciting, this short-story assortment is from a different author with an extraordinary and unique talent.'Reading Shonagh Koea's tales . . . is like sampling a field of excellent, wealthy candies. learn (or consume) too many instantly and there is a probability of sensual overload; limit your self to at least one or , and also you omit the excitement of indulgence, and the delicate contrast of every offering.'So a reviewer in New Zealand Books summed up what one other referred to as Shonagh Koea's 'always trendy and scrupulously crafted' writing. Her brief tales were extensively favorite for his or her dexterity with language, startingly unique imagery, a superb experience of irony that slices via any pretence and a depraved, black humour. Shonagh Koea's first brief tales have been released in such magazines because the Listener and Metro, and in 1981 she received the Air New Zealand brief tale festival. collections undefined: The girl Who by no means Went domestic and different Stories and Fifteen Rubies by means of Candlelight. whereas she is better referred to as a novelist, her brief tales have a large following, because the Nelson night Mail commented: 'Shonagh Koea is as addictive as nicotine or espresso - with, maybe, significant withdrawal symptoms.'

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