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Labels and Other Stories

Louis de Bernieres



Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945);
Short stories


208 pages

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Louis de Bernieres is one of our most treasured writers and these stories show his imaginative range and unique storytelling power. The collection includes 'Gunter Weber's Confession' which revisits characters from Captain Corelli.

Full of wit, warmth and charm, Louis de Berni res' Labels and Other Stories features tales from throughout his career as a masterful storyteller and transports us around the globe, from the London Underground to Turkish ruins to the banks of the Amazon. De Berni res' unlikely and unforgettable heroes are found collecting luxury tinned cat-food labels, posting fish to the President, falling in love with dolphin deities and dining with Brazilian street thieves. And in 'Gunter Weber's Confession', we return once more to the Greek island of Captain Corelli's Mandolin and its much-loved characters.

In this worldly and entertaining collection of stories, we are equally enchanted by familiar and fantastical occurrences, by de Berni res' wry sense of humour and powerful imagination.

By:   Louis de Bernieres
Imprint:   Harvill
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 222mm,  Width: 144mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   331g
ISBN:   9781911215646
ISBN 10:   1911215647
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Louis de Berni res is the bestselling author of Captain Corelli?s Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers? Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are The Dust That Falls From Dreams, Birds Without Wings and A Partisan?s Daughter, a collection of stories, Notwithstanding, and two collections of poetry, Imagining Alexandria and Of Love and Desire.

Delightfully imaginative stories * i * De Bernieres is a generous storyteller * Daily Telegraph * De Bernieres is a singular, cherishable voice * Mail on Sunday *

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