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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 It’s Too Difficult to Explain
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'Vincent lay in the light. It fell across the trundle bed in shards the colour of brittle toffee, coming in early and sickly sweet...' (113)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon McSweeney's no. 41 Chris Flynn (editor), 2012 Z1867936 2012 periodical issue 2012
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon After the Carnage Tara June Winch , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2016 9383449 2016 selected work short story

    'Ten years after the much-acclaimed Swallow the Air, Tara June Winch returns with an extraordinary new collection of stories'

    'A single mother resorts to extreme measures to protect her young son. A Nigerian student undertakes a United Nations internship in the hope of a better future. A recently divorced man starts a running group with members of an online forum for recovering addicts. '

    'Ranging from New York to Istanbul, from Pakistan to Australia, these unforgettable stories chart the distances in their characters’ lives – whether they have grown apart from the ones they love, been displaced from their homeland, or are struggling to reconcile their dreams with reality. A collection of prodigious depth and variety, After the Carnage marks the impressive evolution of one of our finest young writers.' (Source: Publisher's website)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2016
    pg. 113-127
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