White Time by Margo Lanagan

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Ten brilliant stories to unsettle and intrigue from the astonishing Margo Lanagan, internationally acclaimed author of Black Juice. 'White Time is book of absolutely outstanding short stories . . . a collection of extraordinary richness and power that will reward adult as well as teenage readers.' Adelaide Advertiser 'Ten more compelling stories from the author of the much-lauded Black Juice. Taut, vivid, original: another winner.' The Horn Book, USA 'I haven't read such challenging short stories as these for a long time. I'm in awe of the author's imagination.' Well Read, NZ 'This most diverse, nourishing set of stories had me riveted. They represent fantasy at its best, the unreal blended with the real, the unknown beating down the safe door of the known.' Magpies 'Dazzling.' John Marsden

 

About Margo Lanagan

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MARGO LANAGAN is an internationally acclaimed writer of novels and short stories. She is a two-time Printz Honor winner and a three-time World Fantasy Award winner. Ms. Lanagan lives in Sydney, Australia, and can be found online at amongamidwhile.blogspot.com and on Twitter as @margolanagan.










Author Residence: Sydney, Australia
 
Published October 23, 2012 by Allen & Unwin. 266 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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From the author of the exemplary collection Black Juice (2005), ten more stories featuring teenagers (mostly) living in or encountering alternate realities.

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The Guardian

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I picked this up with a slight sense of temporal displacement – a perfect state of mind in which to read a collection of short stories from the winner of the 2009 World Fantasy Award (for the brilliantly surreal Tender Morsels).

Aug 21 2010 | Read Full Review of White Time

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The story begins with the scrambled-brain beginning, but unlike "The Night Lily" or "The Queen's Notice," the scrambling doesn't serve the story as well since the story is a fairly straight forward one about how cupid elves do their "duties," so to speak.

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