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The Winds of Marble Arch

And Other Stories

by Connie Willis

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The Winds of Marble Arch by Connie Willis
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2007
    600 pages
    Genre: Short Stories/Essays

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"Variety is the soul of pleasure," And variety is what this comprehensive new collection of Connie Willis is all about. The stories cover the entire spectrum, from sad to sparkling to terrifying, from classics to hard-to-find treasures with everything in between -- orangutans, Egypt, earthworms, roast goose, college professors, mothers-in-law, aliens, secret codes, Secret Santas, tube stations, choir practice, the post office, the green light on Daisy's dock, weddings, divorces, death, and assorted plagues, from scarlet fever to "It's a Wonderful Life." And a dog.

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"Starred Review. Willis makes brilliant short fiction look easy in this collection of 23 novellas and short stories, which display a powerful range of sensibility." - PW.

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