Children's Children by Jan CarsonChildren's Children by Jan Carson

Children's Children

byJan CarsonEditorJan Carson

Paperback | July 15, 2016

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Children's Children is a collection of fifteen short stories which cast a darkly humorous and oftentimes acidic eye, over life in post-conflict Northern Ireland. The stories contained in the collection are an eclectic selection of pieces which vary from traditional literary fiction to magic realism and subtle experiments with the short story form. They deal with the theme of legacy; the achievements, issues and problems this generation has inherited from the previous. Disillusioned street preachers, adulterous grocery shoppers, robotic brothers and child burglars are all given voice to express their experiences of life in contemporary Northern Ireland as Carson blurs the line between social commentary and modern parable.
Jan Carson is a writer and community arts development officer currently based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was a recipient of the Arts Council NI's Artist's Career Enhancement Bursary in 2014 and programmes the popular Literary Lunchtime series of readings at the Ulster Hall. Jan has had two short plays produced by Belfast-based t...
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Title:Children's ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 15, 2016Publisher:Liberties PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910742295

ISBN - 13:9781910742297

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