The Resource Dangerous Pleasures : Stories, Patrick Gale, (electronic resource)

Dangerous Pleasures : Stories, Patrick Gale, (electronic resource)

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Dangerous Pleasures : Stories
Title
Dangerous Pleasures
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Stories
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Patrick Gale
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eng
Summary
Eleven electric stories of lost women, gay men, curious children, and nostalgic adults from the bestselling author of Notes from an Exhibition . A woman tries on a wig and it unlocks a side of herself she never knew existed. Visiting his old boarding school, a man is nearly undone by memories of a romantic encounter with a former classmate. When she introduces her girlfriend to her family, a young woman is shocked by her mother{u2019}s all-too-welcoming reaction. These are the stories of Patrick Gale: loving and warm, familiar and surprising, and all crafted with the precise wit that has made him one of Britain{u2019}s most beloved authors of short fiction. The eleven stories that make up Dangerous Pleasures reveal the hidden joys and buried agonies that lie behind our friends{u2019} and neighbors{u2019} happy smiles. Gale understands that the moments that can alter our lives forever come quietly, unexpectedly{u2014}as soft and innocuous as a platinum-blond wig. The Sunday Times calls Gale{u2019}s short fiction 2nattily subversive, sexually ambiguous, intelligent and disturbing.3 More than anything, his prose displays an unerring sense of humanity, in every brilliant story, and every perfect line
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PR6057.A382
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fiction
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adult
Dangerous Pleasures : Stories, Patrick Gale, (electronic resource)
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Dangerous Pleasures : Stories, Patrick Gale, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (243 pages)
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9781504038645
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