Normal rules don't apply : stories / Kate Atkinson.
"A dazzling collection of eleven interconnected stories from the bestselling, award-winning author of Shrines of Gaiety and Life After Life, with everything that readers love about her novels--the inventiveness, the verbal felicity, the sharp observations on human nature, and the deeply satisfying emotional wallop. In this brilliant volume, nothing is quite as it seems. We meet a queen who makes a bargain she cannot keep; a secretary who watches over the life she has just left; a lost man who bets on a horse that may--or may not--have spoken to him. Witty and wise, with subtle connections between the stories, Normal Rules Don't Apply is a startling and funny feast for the imagination, stories with the depth and bite to create their own fully-formed worlds" -- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9780385549509
- ISBN: 0385549504
- ISBN: 9780593469880
- ISBN: 0593469887
- Physical Description: 206 pages ; 24 cm.
- Edition: First United States Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 
- Copyright: ©2023.
Originally published in Great Britain by Doubleday in 2023.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The void -- Dogs in jeopardy -- Blithe spirit -- Spellbound -- The indiscreet charm of the boutgeoisie -- Shine, Pamela! Shine! -- Existential marginalization -- Classic Quest 17: Crime and punishment -- Puppies and rainbows -- Gene-sis -- What if? -- Credits.
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