Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
A Short Affair
Foyalty 51

A Short Affair (Hardback)

£16.99
Despatched in 2 business days.
£16.99
Click & Collect
In stock in 1 or more stores.
Check Stock

Synopsis

`A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual' STEPHEN FRY



A Short Affair is a vibrant anthology that combines the best of original short fiction with remarkable work by contemporary artists from the Royal Academy Schools.



In this visually stunning collection from Pin Drop, the renowned short fiction and arts studio, Simon Oldfield brings together eighteen original short stories by giants of the form, alongside exciting new voices from the prestigious annual Pin Drop Short Story Award. With a foreword by Tim Marlow, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts, each story is accompanied by a unique artwork.



`Pin Drop is a wonderful and rare conception. The perfect antidote to the sound-bite culture' WILLIAM BOYD





Writers include: Elizabeth Day, Bethan Roberts, Nikesh Shukla, Claire Fuller, Ben Okri, Anne O'Brien, A. L. Kennedy, Anna Stewart, Craig Burnett, Douglas W. Milliken, Will Self, Jarred McGinnis, Barney Walsh, Rebecca F. John, Joanna Campbell, Emily Bullock, Cherise Saywell and Lionel Shriver



Artists include:Eddie Peake, Kay Harwood, Gabriella Boyd, Jonathan Trayte, Luey Graves, Marco Palmieri, John Robertson, Coco Crampton, Pio Abad, Declan Jenkins, Mary Ramsden, Carla Busuttil, Jessy Jetpacks, Nick Goss, Tim Ellis and Adam Shield

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd Publication Date: 12/07/2018 ISBN-13: 9781471147326  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Despatched in 2 business days. Add to Basket

Simon Oldfield is Artistic Director and Co-founder of Pin Drop, the short fiction and arts studio that presents world-renowned authors, artists, actors and thinkers at iconic institutions across the globe. Simon brings extraordinary people together to collaborate on a critically acclaimed arts programme, including Pin Drop's literature programme at the Royal Academy of Arts.

More books by Simon Oldfield

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.

Special delivery items

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.

Animator's Survival Kit

For delivery charges for the Animator's Survival Kit please click here.

 

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Mr Salary: Faber Stories
(Paperback)
Sally Rooney
 
 
£3.50
 
Three Decades of Stories
(Paperback)
Patrick Gale
 
 
£10.99
 
Apple and Knife
(Hardback)
Intan Paramaditha; Stephen J Epstein
 
 
£14.99
 
Apricot Jam and Other Stories
(Paperback)
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Stephan...
 
 
£9.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close