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.
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.