Modern Times

Modern Times

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 23/06/2022
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Modern Times
Disturbing and chilling in the best way
There's some really thought-provoking writing in this collection of short stories by Cathy Sweeney. After reading a proof of her debut novel, Breakdown, wh... READ MORE
Rebecca at Tunbridge Wells


'Jaw-droppingly good' Sinead Gleeson
'Funny, poetic, heart-chilling' Graham Norton
'Terrific' Jenny Offill
'Marvellous' Kevin Barry
'Takes your breath away' Observer
'Unlike any other fiction' Independent

There once was ...

a woman who loved her husband's cock so much that she began taking it to work in her lunchbox.

a man who made films without a camera, which transfixed his estranged daughter.

a couple who administered electric shocks to each other, to be reminded of what love is.

a world where you wake up one day and notice that, one by one, people are turning blue.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781474618496
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Weight: 144g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 14 mm

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