The Rattler & Other Stories Paperback Oct 1 2011 By A.S. Patric
This entertaining collection includes a romp of a novella called The Rattler, as well as short stories and micro fictions all set in and around contemporary Melbourne. Sometimes serious, sometimes seriously playful - always written in breathtakingly beautiful prose - these stories uncover the heartbreaking tragedies, slow-burning emotions and serendipity of ordinary lives. * Cover endorsement from acclaimed Australian authors, Paddy O'Reilly and Ryan O'Neill and award-winning UK author, Vanessa Gebbie. * The Rattler & other stories are written with the wonder and the wit of Peter Carey and Jonathan Franzen. * A S Patric is an exciting new Australian talent. * Cover and evocative sketches by talented artist, Miles Allinson.