Foreign Soil: And Other Stories

Author:   Maxine Beneba Clarke
Publisher:   37 Ink
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9781501140518


Pages:   272
Publication Date:   17 October 2017
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Maxine Beneba Clarke
Publisher:   37 Ink
Imprint:   37 Ink
Dimensions:   Width: 13.20cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 20.80cm
Weight:   0.177kg
ISBN:  

9781501140518


ISBN 10:   1501140515
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   17 October 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Foreign Soil is a collection of outstanding literary quality and promise. Clarke is a confident and highly skilled writer. --Hannah Kent, bestselling author of Burial Rites


Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller, and this collection - written with exquisite sensitivity and yet uncompromising - will stay with you with the force of elemental truth. Clarke is the real deal, and will, if we're lucky, be an essential voice in world literature for years to come. --Dave Eggers bestselling author of A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS Foreign Soil is a collection of outstanding literary quality and promise. Clarke is a confident and highly skilled writer. --Hannah Kent, bestselling author of Burial Rites


Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller, and this collection - written with exquisite sensitivity and yet uncompromising - will stay with you with the force of elemental truth. Clarke is the real deal, and will, if we're lucky, be an essential voice in world literature for years to come. --Dave Eggers bestselling author of A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS Foreign Soil is a collection of outstanding literary quality and promise. Clarke is a confident and highly skilled writer. --Hannah Kent, bestselling author of Burial Rites A tremendous new voice; a writer of immense talent and depth. --Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW Sterling. . . a powerful view of the beauty and complexities of globalization. The tales take us from Britain's fiery Brixton community in the 1960's to modern-day Sydney, Australia. Each story paints a pastiche of the human condition with clarity, insight and creativity abetted by a confident and necessary international voice. --Essence Magazine Clarke is a magical writer whose ability to create so many very different people is absolutely uncanny. --Tonstant Weader Reviews A new voice to fiction comes with a new vision that all readers will find captivating and mind changing as she gives perspectives of those that have been neglected. --Sheen Magazine Stylistically bold, structurally innovative and brave in subject, confronting war, child soldiers, domestic abuse, gender identity, and political violence...Clarke writes with the lyricism of a poet... --BookBrowse


Foreign Soil is a collection of outstanding literary quality and promise. Clarke is a confident and highly skilled writer. --Hannah Kent, bestselling author of Burial Rites Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller, and this collection - written with exquisite sensitivity and yet uncompromising - will stay with you with the force of elemental truth. Clarke is the real deal, and will, if we're lucky, be an essential voice in world literature for years to come. --Dave Eggers bestselling author of A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS A tremendous new voice; a writer of immense talent and depth. --Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW A new voice to fiction comes with a new vision that all readers will find captivating and mind changing as she gives perspectives of those that have been neglected. --Sheen Magazine Sterling. . . a powerful view of the beauty and complexities of globalization. The tales take us from Britain's fiery Brixton community in the 1960's to modern-day Sydney, Australia. Each story paints a pastiche of the human condition with clarity, insight and creativity abetted by a confident and necessary international voice. --Essence Magazine Clarke is a magical writer whose ability to create so many very different people is absolutely uncanny. --Tonstant Weader Reviews Stylistically bold, structurally innovative and brave in subject, confronting war, child soldiers, domestic abuse, gender identity, and political violence...Clarke writes with the lyricism of a poet... --BookBrowse


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Maxine Beneba Clarke is a novelist, poet, and editor living in Melbourne, Australia. In addition to being a recipient of the Hazel Rowley Fellowship for Biography she is also the winner of the 2013 Victorian Premier's Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, the Debut Fiction Indie Award and the Literary Fiction Book of the Year in the Australian Book Industry Awards. Foreign Soil is Maxine's first book.

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