By Julian Novitz

This prize-winning selection of brief tales playfully questions what 'real existence' is and, extra importantly, the place it may be found.Philip is a brand new Zealander, born and raised; the difficulty is that not anyone will think him. He travels greatly, although his brother Dan has no purpose of going anyplace - why go away whilst every little thing you hate is right here? His ex-girlfriend, Kumiko, drifts among universities, enrolling in each path she will locate as a way to carry directly to her scholar visa. Her father is trying to find her, yet like all different personality during this assortment, he has an issue and a narrative of his personal . . .The characters during this humorous and astute e-book of brief tales span genders, generations and identities. even if at domestic or in a foreign country, they can be misplaced, wandering out and in of every other's lives, by no means relatively coming jointly. relocating convincingly among differing views, those tales are deftly dealt with, providing flashes of sharp perception and unforeseen humour.This ebook received the recent Zealand Society of Authors Hubert Church most sensible First ebook of Fiction Award (2005).

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