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The World Afloat

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Published by Talonbook .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25444309M
ISBN 109780889228382

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Inside the linoleum-lined kitche. The World Afloat book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Farrant has a lightness of touch, and the formats she choose /5. In The World Afloat: Miniatures, Vancouver Island writer Farrant presents 75 stories, most less than a page long, and most using Farrant’s customary sense of humour as she examines ordinary life and transforms it into the eccentric or reveals its essential oddities.

These small slices of life show that perspective can change everything. Reviews: 1. In The World Afloat, a series of seventy-five "miniatures" that melds narrative with elements of prose poem and farce, master of the absurd and expert observer M.A.C.

Farrant peers into the complexities of human experience - through the rear : M a C Farrant. In The World Afloat, a series of seventy-five miniatures” that melds narrative with elements of prose poem and farce, master of the absurd and expert observer M.A.C.

Farrant peers into the complexities of human experience through the rear window.1/5. M.A.C. Farrant is the author of seventeen works of fiction, non-fiction, memoir, two plays, and over one hundred book reviews and essays.

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In The World Afloat, a series of seventy-five "miniatures" that melds narrative with elements of prose poem and farce, master of the absurd and expert observer M.A.C.

Farrant peers into the complexities of human experience - through the rear the linoleum-lined kitchens and lace-trimmed living rooms that drift through these stories, Farrant interrupts the daily routines - doctor's appointments.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: World afloat. (CaOONL) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Short stories.

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