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Don't Tell Me The Truth About Love

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A chance encounter prompts an ageing professor to regret a lifetime of wasted opportunities; a beautiful wife tests her husband by making herself hideous; for the love of a girl, a boy turns himself into a violoncello.

Funny, magical and strange, in these seven short stories Dan Rhodes lays bare the pain and enchantment of love.

Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd Publication Date: 14/02/2005 ISBN-13: 9781841956138  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dan Rhodes was born in 1972. He is the author of Anthropology, Timoleon Vieta Come Home and Don't Tell Me the Truth About Love, also published by Canongate. In 2003 he was named by Granta Magazine as one of their twenty Best of Young British Novelists. He lives in Edinburgh.

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