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Fiction, Literature

Love: Short Fiction epub ebook

by Valerie Martin

Love: Short Fiction epub ebook

Author: Valerie Martin
Category: Short Stories & Anthologies
Language: English
Publisher: Lost Horse Press; 1st edition (September 13, 2011)
Pages: 79 pages
ISBN: 096686123X
ISBN13: 978-0966861235
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 542
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Valerie Martin is the author of nine novels, including Trespass, Mary Reilly, Italian Fever, and Property, three collections of short fiction, and a biography of St. Francis of Assisi, titled Salvation.

Valerie Martin is the author of nine novels, including Trespass, Mary Reilly, Italian Fever, and Property, three collections of short fiction, and a biography of St. She has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, as well as the Kafka Prize (for Mary Reilly) and Britain’s Orange Prize (for Property).

Also by VALERIE MARTIN. Valerie Martin is the author of six novels and two collections of short fiction, including The Great Divorce, Italian Fever, and a biography of St. Francis, Salvation. She resides in upstate New York. Published in the United States by Vintage Books, a division of Random House, In. New York, and simultaneously in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto.

Love : Short Fiction.

1976) Short Stories A collection of stories by Valerie Martin. Lost Horse Press is proud to announce the re-publication of an impressive and haunting collection of short fiction by author Valerie Martin. Since the original publication of LOVE by Lynx House Press in 1977, Ms. Martin has written and published several novels, one of whichMary Reilly (Doubleday, 1990)has been made into a major motion picture starring Julia Roberts. Valerie Martins latest novel, Italian Fever, is being released by Knopf Publishers (New York) in July 1999

Short Story Collection Love: Short Stories (1976) The Consolation of. .Martin’s last novel, The Confessions of Edward Day was a New York Times notable book for 2009. Valerie Martin has taught in writing programs at Mt.

Short Story Collection Love: Short Stories (1976) The Consolation of Nature, and Other Stories (1988) The Unfinished Novel and Other Stories (2006). Non-fiction Salvation: Scenes from the Life of St. Francis (2001). A new novel The Ghost of the Mary Celeste is due from Nan Talese/Random House in January 2014, and a middle-grade reader Anton and Cecil, Cats at Sea co-written with Valerie’s niece Lisa Martin, will be out from Algonquin in October of 2013.

This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, organizations, places, events, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. Published in the United States by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, and distributed by Random House of Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Lt. Toronto.

Reading this genre person can be involved into a beautiful story of two enamored people who love each other to the craziness, to the death. Very often the plot of romance books is full of difficulties which prevent two halves to be together, however they overcome all the obstacles due to their great and pure love. Sometimes this genre makes cry, sometimes makes immerse in dreams. It is always very sentimental. The story can by real or fictional, it does not matter

Valerie Martin - The Ghost of the Mary Celeste. A captivating, atmospheric return to historical fiction that is every bit as convincing and engrossing as Martin's landmark Mary Reilly.

Valerie Martin - The Ghost of the Mary Celeste. In 1872 the American merchant vessel Mary Celeste was discovered adrift off the coast of Spain. Her cargo was intact and there was no sign of struggle, but the crew was gone.

Valerie Martin (born 1948, Missouri) is an American novelist and short story writer. Her novel Property (2003) won the Orange Prize for Fiction. In 2012, The Observer named Property as one of "The 10 best historical novels"

Valerie Martin (born 1948, Missouri) is an American novelist and short story writer. In 2012, The Observer named Property as one of "The 10 best historical novels". Although Martin was born in Missouri, she was raised and educated in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

I love Valerie Martin and this short story collection is exceptionally fine. The characters seem very real and the writing is superb. While all the stories have the same emotional tone this book of short stories is still enjoyable as Valerie Martin delivers truly identifiable, interesting characters with extremely engaging plots. It is also my opinion that this collection of short stories could provide an excellent reference for an apprentice writer (on how) to explore several different story types within the same emotional setting without becoming too formulaic. My opinion also stands for those writers among us who want or need a refresher.

Ms. Martin's trademarks: a preoccupation with the dark underside of life, a taste for disturbing, even macabre imagery… excursions into an unseen realm [of] strange and magical events… Martin possesses a sure storytelling gift, [an] ability to transform a myriad of specific details into larger, symbolic shapes. --New York Times
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