Tiny Deaths by Robert ShearmanTiny Deaths by Robert Shearman

Tiny Deaths

byRobert Shearman

Mass Market Paperback | December 1, 2008

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Analyzing the complexity, absurdity, and blessedness of seemingly ordinary people, this debut collection examines the metaphysical assumptions surrounding death. From the end of a relationship to the meaning behind its title, this anthology continually surprises and subverts, utilizing topics such as alien intelligence, reincarnation, imaginary children, and even conversations with Hitler’s childhood pet. Engaging and diverse, this compendium offers a fascinating perspective on mortality.

Robert Shearman is a writer who has worked in television, radio, and the stage. He wrote an episode for the cult television show, Doctor Who, which was nominated for a Hugo award. He was appointed resident dramatist at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter, the youngest playwright ever recognized by the Arts Council in this way. He has recei...
Title:Tiny DeathsFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.6 inPublished:December 1, 2008Publisher:Comma PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1905583141

ISBN - 13:9781905583140

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"Shearman must now rank alongside Roald Dahl, Douglas Adams, even Philip K. Dick, as an outstanding and highly original storyteller."  —Martin Jarvis, actor, Doctor Who and Titanic