High City Walk - Adam Craig

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Grief stricken, a sailor blames a sentient sea for his wife's death …

An orphan girl searches Europe for the secret of Alchemy …

Illicit lovers try to alter time …

And, in a strange land, a bizarre ritual culminates in the Kiss …

Short listed for the 2017 Saboteur Award for Best Collection, High City Walk side-slips genre as easily as it bends the rules of common reality, offer seventeen stories that interweavie threads of grief and loneliness, yearnings for ages and lives lost or yet to be found, the transformative power of love and its capacity for destruction. Lyrical, surreal, mythical or everyday, the collection spans past, present and futures as possible as they are cataclysmic, yet always it takes you to the heart of its characters' dreams and nightmares to finds that, often, there is hope in the worst of situations.

The debut short story collection from the author of the inventive novel, Vitus Dreams, and the poignant prose poetry sequence, Year W.


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