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Perma frost / S J Norman.

Perma frost / S J Norman.
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ISBN 9780702263422 (paperback)
Author Norman, S. J. author.
Title Perma frost / S J Norman.
Publisher/Date St Lucia, Qld. : UQP, 2021.
©2021
Pagination etc. 213 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents note Stepmother -- Permafrost -- Secondhand -- Whitehart -- Hinterhaus -- Unspeakable -- Playback.
Summary Note Permafrost explores the shifting spaces of desire, loss and longing, inverting and queering the gothic and romantic traditions, each story represents a different take on the concept of a haunting or the haunted. Though it ranges across themes and locations - from small-town Australia to Hokkaido to rural England - this collection is united by the power of the narratorial voice, with its auto-fictional resonances, dark wit and swagger. Whether recounting the confusion of a child trying to decipher their father and stepmother's new relationship, the surrealness of an after-hours tour of Auschwitz, or a journey to wintry Japan to reconnect with a former lover, Permafrost unsettles, transports and impresses in equal measure.
Subject Country life -- England -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Australia -- Fiction
Hokkaido (Japan) -- Fiction
Short stories.
Shelf Location F NORM
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