Portable Curiosities

Author:   Julie Koh
Publisher:   University of Queensland Press
ISBN:  

9780702254048


Pages:   240
Publication Date:   30 May 2016
Format:   Paperback
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A young girl sees ghosts from her third eye, located where her belly button should be. A one-dimensional yellow man steps out of a cinema screen, hoping to lead a three-dimensional life. A journalist goes on assignment to report the latest food trend, which turns ice-cream eating into an extreme sport. In Portable Curiosities, Julie Koh re-imagines our world with a dark, satirical twist. These twelve stories combine absurd humour with searing critiques on contemporary society - the rampant consumerism, the casual misogyny, the insidious fear of those who are different. Brilliantly clever and brimming with heart, this unforgettable collection is the work of a significant new talent.

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Author:   Julie Koh
Publisher:   University of Queensland Press
Imprint:   University of Queensland Press
Dimensions:   Width: 13.60cm , Height: 1.70cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.239kg
ISBN:  

9780702254048


ISBN 10:   0702254045
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   30 May 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Julie Koh was born in Sydney to Chinese-Malaysian parents. Her short stories have appeared in The Best Australian Stories 2014 and 2015, The Sleepers Almanac, The Lifted Brow and Seizure Online.

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