Black Juice

Margo Lanagan
AUD $23.95
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Ten outstanding stories that intrigue, shock, delight and move the reader to tears with their imaginative reach, their complexity, their unpredictability, their subtlety and their humanity.

Lanagan is in a class of her own. THE WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN

Black Juice is a book of breathtaking stories that defy boundaries. They are dazzling, ruthless, tender, fierce, unique - ten deeply moving stories from an exceptional author.

Every story in this book is a wonder This is one of the most imaginative and attractive collections of short stories to appear in more than a decade. The Weekend Australian

Always moody, evocative and original, Black Juice is an intensely imaginative collection from an accomplished and distinctive author. The Age

These are stories that reward us long after they have been finished. Lanagan asks us to look at the world differently to see its fullness. Sydney Morning Herald

I want to hire a plane and write BLACK JUICE across the sky so that people will read these intense, rich, disturbing stories. John Marsden

Margo Lanagan is a find. Hilary McPhee

Author bio:

Margo Lanagan is a highly acclaimed writer of novels, short stories and poetry, an editor, and a mother of two boys. She lives in Sydney. She has traveled, studied history and worked in a variety of jobs, including selling encyclopaedias, washing forks, writing corporate annual reports and fiction writing for children and young adults. Her previous collection of short stories, White Time, won her an Aurealis award and The Best Thing was shortlisted for a NSW Premier's Literary Award.

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9781741145014
Awards: Winner, World Fantasy Award, Best Collection, 2005
Winner, Victorian Premier's Literary Award, Young Adult Fiction, 2004
Winner, Ditmar Award, Best Collection, 2005
Winner, Aurealis Award, Best Young Adult Short Story, 2004
Winner, Aurealis Award, Golden Aurealis, Best Short Story, 2004
Winner, Ditmar Award, Best Short Story, 2005
Commended, Michael L Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2005
Short-listed, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, 2005
Short-listed, Queensland Premier's Literary Award, Best Young Adult Book, 2005
Short-listed, CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers, 2005, 2005
Short-listed, NSW Premier's Literary Award, Christina Stead Prize, 2005
Short-listed, Ditmar Award, Best Professional Achievement, 2005
Short-listed, Courier-Mail Book of the Year Award, 2005
Short-listed, Bram Stoker Award, Short Story, 2005
Short-listed, Theodore Sturgeon Award, Short Story, 2005
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: December 2004
Page Extent: 228
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Literary fiction

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