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By Sarah Hall

From guy Booker Prize-shortlisted writer Sarah corridor comes a suite of targeted and hectic brief fiction hailed as a sensation through united kingdom reviewers

The serenity of a Finnish lake turns sinister whilst a woman's lover doesn't come again from his swim . . . A bored London housewife discovers a mystery erotic membership . . . A shy, bookish woman develops an not likely friendship with the schoolyard bully and her wild, horsey kinfolk . . . After struggling with together with her boyfriend, a lady is going for an evening stroll on a distant tropical seashore with darkish, unforeseen consequences.

Sarah corridor has been hailed as "one of the main major and fascinating of Britain's younger novelists" (The Guardian). Now, during this selection of seven items of brief fiction, released in England to extra special compliment, she is at her top: seven items of uniquely gifted prose telling tales as absolutely soaking up as they're bold and available.

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A Amazônia não dá descanso. Trabalhar... " A cozinheira catou as espinhas do peixe e serviu duas postas para Jano; de vez em quando vinha ver se ele queria alguma coisa. No fim do almoço, perguntou pela patroa: fazia muito tempo que dona Alicia não vinha à Vila. "Acho que não vem mais... nunca mais", lamentou; Jano, olhando para a cadeira vazia do filho. " No armazém, a juta ia passar pela prensa mecânica para depois ser enfardada e transportada para o batelão Santa Maria, atracado no paraná do Ramos.

Amanhã quero conversar contigo, Lavo. " Os dois ainda ficaram uns minutos na entrada da Vila da Ópera; depois caminharam em direções opostas. ". " "Essa indecente não veio encomendar vestido... " Não se dirigia a mim: falava sozinha, ou com a máquina de costura. 100 No bar do Cabaré, na Frei José dos Inocentes, tio Ran comeu os olhos de um peixe frito, chupou a cabeça e a mastigou com gana. Esfregou as mãos gordurosas na toalha, acendeu um cigarro. ", perguntei. "Alduíno Arana", disse ele, soprando fumaça no prato para espantar as moscas.

Repeli tiu: "Na catedral... Vai lá na taberna do Saúva e pergunta aos teus amigos... pergunta ao arcebispo de Manaus". "Por que? O pai dele é aquele ricaço português, não épor isso? Um viúvo milionário que tem só um filho, e esse sujeito se apaixonou por ti. e tu pensas que isso vai ser tua salvação... " 1 ate hoje não sei decifrar sua expressão, porque ela não ria mais, e era% difícil perceber algum sentimento no rosto trancado: nem ternura nem arrependimento, talvez uma ponta de dor ou desespero, não sei...

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