Ali Smith

First Person and Other Stories

Notify me when the book’s added
To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. How do I upload a book?
In these energetic, exhilarating stories, Ali Smith portrays a world of everyday dislocation, where people nevertheless find connection, mystery, and love. In Astute Fiery Luxurious, a misdelivered package throws the life of a couple into disarray. A boy's unexplained illness in I Know Something You Don't Know drives his mother to seek guidance from homeopathic healers, with inconclusive results. In The Child, an unnervingly mature young boy voices offensive humour that genteel society would rather not acknowledge. And a confident older woman meets her awkward fourteen-year-old self in Writ but can't figure out how to guide heror even whether she should. As Smith explores the subtle links between what we know and what we feel, she creates an exuberant, masterly collection that is packed full of ideas, humour, nuance, and compassion. Ali Smith and the short story are made for each other.
This book is currently unavailable
128 printed pages


How did you like the book?

Sign in or Register
Drag & drop your files (not more than 5 at once)