Penguin Book of the Beach Reviews
Description:ISBN 0143006371 / Genre: Fiction / In this illustrious international selection, Robert Drewe has drawn together twenty-five of the finest ... more
Penguin Book of the Beach ... contemporary writers whose stories represent the most stimulating, startling, deeply moving and humorous writing about the beach. Contributors include Paul Bowles, Italo Calvino, Raymond Carver, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nadine Gordimer, Ian McEwan, David Malouf, Frank Moorhouse, Graham Swift and John Updike.
Newest Review: ... telling us of a young boy learning to fly, a woman meeting her dead husband and a moving account of an octopus’ de ... more
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Robert Drewe The Penguin Book of the Beach
Pages: 480, Edition: Paperback, Paperback, Penguin
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by - written on 08/08/02, updated on 08/08/02 (Very useful, 531 readings)
The lady at the till was absolutely positive I’d made a good buy. I was the first person to buy it and she’d quite fancied it herself. She hoped I’d enjoy it and she smiled and I did too. Oh lordy hot weather!. I was off work and it was sunny, a lady had smiled at me I was heading for Whitley Bay so the book just seemed so apt. Sandychips a la scrumpy it was the start of a nice couple of days. The cover told me it was an anthology of contemporary short stories based loosely around beaches. Travelling on the train my mind began to pre-empt it. I had images of bandstands and sticky rock, I foresaw sand in the sarnies and I could feel it ... Read the complete review
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