The Unfinished World

The Unfinished World

And Other Stories

Book - 2016
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"Sparks's stories--populated with sculptors, librarians, astronauts, and warriors--form a veritable cabinet of curiosities. Mythical, bizarre, and ... moving, [the book] ... illuminates the search for a brief encounter with the extraordinary"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781631490903
1631490907
Branch Call Number: FICTION Sparks, Amber
Characteristics: viii, 226 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Short stories. Selections

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forbesrachel Apr 05, 2017

The Unfinished World is a collection of solidly-written speculative short stories. Many of them will leave you deep in though, some because of disturbing notions such as, daughters who hunt reverse werewolves, and, a family of murderous scammers told from the point of view of a young child. Sparks' imagination has breadth, so for those who enjoy the more literary type of speculative fiction, there should be a story or two for you to enjoy.

SPL_Shauna Jun 18, 2016

This book is what would happen if Ursula Le Guin and Karen Russell had a glorious, beautiful book baby. Sparks' prose is piscean, otherworldly and heartbreaking. This is short speculative fiction at its best. Not to be missed.

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