The Ghost Variations: One Hundred Stories

October 6, 2020|
The Ghost Variations: One Hundred Stories by Kevin Brockmeier
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The author of the acclaimed novel The Brief History of the Dead now gives us one hundred funny, poignant, scary, and thought-provoking ghost stories that explore all aspects of the afterlife.

A spirit who appears in a law firm reliving the exact moment she lost her chance at love, a man haunted by the trees cut down to build his house, nefarious specters that snatch anyone who steps into the shadows in which they live, and parakeets that serve as mouthpieces for the dead--these are just a few of the characters Kevin Brockmeier presents in this extraordinary compendium of spectral emanations and their wildly various purposes in (after) life.
     These tales are by turns playful, chilling, and philosophical, paying homage to the genre while audaciously subverting expectations. The ghosts in these pages are certain to haunt you well after you''ve closed the book.
KEVIN BROCKMEIER is the author of the novels The Ghost Variations, A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip, The Illumination, The Brief History of the Dead, and The Truth About Celia; the story collections Things That Fall from the Sky and The View from the Seventh Layer; and the children''s novels City of Names and Grooves: A Kind of Myste...
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Title:The Ghost Variations: One Hundred StoriesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.88 inPublished:October 6, 2020Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1524748838

ISBN - 13:9781524748838

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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