Tales for Canterbury: Survival, Hope, Future

Survival can be achieved in the face of seemingly impossible odds, hope found in the most unexpected places, and new futures slide into view where once was nothing.Tales for Canterbury is an opportunity for readers everywhere to give support to the people of Christchurch, who have shown resilience and bravery as they work to rebuild their lives and city This charity anthoSurvival can be achieved in the face of seemingly impossible odds, hope found in the most unexpected places, and new futures slide into view where once was nothing.Tales for Canterbury is an opportunity for readers everywhere to give support to the people of Christchurch, who have shown resilience and bravery as they work to rebuild their lives and city This charity anthology features tales by than two dozen writers from New Zealand and beyond who have generously donated their works.Whilst most of the real writing about the earthquake is still to come, and best undertaken by Cantabrian writers themselves some of whom we are very pleased to include herein , you will find some apposite themes in these pages Worlds are shattered and rebuilt Families determined to stay together Pieces of the past given new meaning And the future brings with it things never anticipated.Tales for Canterbury brings you a variety of stories set in past, present, and future times, worlds touched by disaster, magic, and the otherworldly where everyday truths are explored, and you never know what shape the future might hold Explore the depths of what it means to be human, escape the real world, and find hope in these pages.
Tales for Canterbury Survival Hope Future Survival can be achieved in the face of seemingly impossible odds hope found in the most unexpected places and new futures slide into view where once was nothing Tales for Canterbury is an opportuni

  • Title: Tales for Canterbury: Survival, Hope, Future
  • Author: J.C. Hart Anna Caro Simon Petrie Neil Gaiman Lynne Jamneck Merrilee Faber A.M. Harte Philippa Ballantine
  • ISBN: 9780473185459
  • Page: 323
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Tales for Canterbury: Survival, Hope, Future”

    1. This is probably the longest collection of short stories I have ever read, and I must admit to being very impressed with the overall quality -- and humbled to be included alongside far better writers than I. Favourites include:The Last Brother (Merrilee Faber), a steampunk piece where a young brother and sister are looking for their parents via clockwork beetles and golems;The Seventh Letter (Sean Williams), an intriguing and clever tale about a language disability;The Unicorn Bell (Karen Healey [...]

    2. Excellent excellent excellent. And for a good cause. I couldn't possibly enjoy a collection of short stories more than I enjoyed this one. Get a copy, put your feet up and launch yourself into new worlds. :)

    3. Tales for Canterbury is a meaty tome, containing 34 stories. The authors come from all over the world but there is, of course, a greater proportion of antipodean authors in there.I have to say that overall I enjoyed the anthology. I found the majority of stories thought-provoking, uplifting and amusing by turns. There were only a couple in the anthology that didn't move me, and only one I didn't finish.I also discovered a number of new authors who I had never heard of. Who knew that New Zealand [...]

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