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A Wild Swan
Author: Michael Cunningham

ISBN: 9780008140380
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 23 November 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 15.9 x 1.8
The Beast stands ahead of you in line at the convenience store, buying smokes and a Slim Jim, his devouring smile aimed at the cashier. A malformed little man with a knack for minor acts of wizardry goes to disastrous lengths to procure a child. A loutish and lazy Jack prefers living in his mother's basement to getting a job, until the day he trades a cow for a handful of magic beans.In A Wild Swan and Other Tales, the people and the talismans of lands far, far away - the mythic figures of our childhoods and the source of so much of our wonder - are transformed by Michael Cunningham into stories of sublime revelation.

About the Author

Michael Cunningham is the author of seven novels, including A Home at the End of the World, Flesh and Blood, The Hours (winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize),Specimen Days, and By Nightfall, as well as Land's End: A Walk in Provincetown. He lives in New York.Yuko Shimizu is a Japanese illustrator based in New York, whose work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times,...

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