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  • Published: 1 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9781775530251
  • Imprint: Random House New Zealand
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 238

Drowned Sprat and Other Stories


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A collection of short stories to dip into and devour by a prize-winning writer.

A collection of short stories to dip into and devour, by a prize-winning writer.

These 23 stories show the breadth of Stephanie Johnson's fine writing. It features poignant insights as well as her sharp wit, with characters as diverse as a woman arranging a second wife for her husband, a criminal returning to the care of his mother, and a widow who hears an octopus call her name.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9781775530251
  • Imprint: Random House New Zealand
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 238

About the Author

Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson is an accomplished writer whose work includes plays for stage and radio, poetry, scriptwriting and novels. She was shortlisted for the 1999 Montana Book Awards for her previous novel, The Whistler. Her novel The Hearts Wild Surf was a great success in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. She is co-founder of the Auckland Writer's Festival and the 2000 Katherine Mansfield Fellow.

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