Black vodka : ten stories

Black vodka : ten stories
Levy, Deborah.
  • Item Type: Book - LEVY SHORT STORIES
  • Published: 2013
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'Kissing you is like new paint and old pain. It is like coffee and car alarms and a dim stairway and a stain and it's like smoke.' ('Placing a Call') How does love change us? And how do we change ourselves for love - or for lack of it? Ten stories by acclaimed author Deborah Levy explore these delicate, impossible questions. In Vienna, an icy woman seduces a broken man; in London gardens, birds sing in computer start-up sounds; in ad-land, a sleek copywriter becomes a kind of shaman. These are twenty-first century lives dissected with razor-sharp humour and curiosity, stories about what it means to live and love, together and alone.

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Short stories, English--21st century.
Man-woman relationships--Fiction.


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9781908276162 (pbk.)


1908276169 (pbk.)

Personal Author:

Levy, Deborah.


Black vodka : ten stories / Deborah Levy ; introduced by Michele Roberts.

Publication info:

High Wycombe, England : And Other Stories, 2013.

Physical description:

viii, 125 p. ; 21 cm.


Black vodka -- Shining a light -- Vienna -- Stardust nation -- Pillow talk -- Cave girl -- Placing a call -- Simon Tegla's heart in 12 parts -- Roma -- A better way to live.

Subject term:

Short stories, English--21st century.

Subject term:

Man-woman relationships--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Short stories.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Roberts, Michele.

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