The trouble with fire / Fiona Kidman.

By: Kidman, Fiona, Dame, 1940- [author,, editor.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Vintage, 2011Description: 302 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9781869793593 Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Emotions -- FictionGenre/Form: Short stories, New Zealand. DDC classification: NZ823.2
Contents:
Part 1: Italian boy -- History of it -- Preservation -- Extremes -- Heaven freezes -- Silks -- Part 2: Man from Tooley Street -- Some other man -- Under water -- Part 3: Fragrance rising -- Trouble with fire.
Summary: "In this brilliant new collection, [Fiona Kidman] explores - with her customary subtlety and insight - how we are all touched and sometimes scarred by the flames of emotion - whether it be the impossible love of a pregnant woman for a married man, grief for a dead baby or the loss of a young woman in mysterious circumstances." --Back cover.
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Part 1: Italian boy -- History of it -- Preservation -- Extremes -- Heaven freezes -- Silks -- Part 2: Man from Tooley Street -- Some other man -- Under water -- Part 3: Fragrance rising -- Trouble with fire.

"In this brilliant new collection, [Fiona Kidman] explores - with her customary subtlety and insight - how we are all touched and sometimes scarred by the flames of emotion - whether it be the impossible love of a pregnant woman for a married man, grief for a dead baby or the loss of a young woman in mysterious circumstances." --Back cover.

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