Missing the Midnight - Jane Gardam Reviews
Description:ISBN 0349110174 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Jane Gardam / Edition: New edition / Paperback / 192 Pages / Book is published 1998-12-03 by ... more
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Jane Gardam Missing the Midnight
Pages: 181, Edition: New edition, Paperback, Abacus
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by - written on 17/01/09 (Very useful, 101 readings)
"Missing the Midnight" is a small collection of short stories by English writer Jane Gardam. I have the hardback edition, which has a few more pages than the paperback because of the formatting. There are twelve stories in this book, grouped under three themes: 1. Five Carols These are short stories set at Christmas. The first, 'Missing the Midnight' is from the point of view of a girl who has just dropped out of university coming home on Christmas Eve. 'The Zoo At Christmas' follows a group of animals as they leave the zoo to go to midnight mass. The others are 'Old Filth', about a retired lawyer at home alone on Christmas after his wife ... Read the complete review
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