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Six of the best book quotes about short stories
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‘Badger on the Barge’ – this story had depth and originality. Helen was a practical child whose narrative voice interestingly explored grief in a close-knit family.
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A collection of five short stories set in the small towns of northern England, exploring complex relationships and rare understandings among the young and old.
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I found her Dad’s reaction especially fascinating. It was also nice that Miss Brady’s role in the story was staggered – it allowed Helen’s family time to evolve with each new revelation and made the plot progression feel more organic.
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It’s a small collection of short stories, and they all center on children struggling amid the widespread social problems of our time, including poverty or absence of parents or other issues.
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“Do you want a charm against warts? Would you like to guarantee that the kid next door never bothers you again? Or spend a day at school freaking all of your teachers out?”
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“Stradbroke Dreamtime is a collection of 27 short stories from acclaimed Aboriginal author Oodgeroo. The stories are traditional Aboriginal tales from Stradbroke Island, the tambourine Mountains and from the Old and New dreamtime.”

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