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Martin Livings

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Perth-based writer Martin Livings has had over sixty short stories in a variety of magazines and anthologies. His short works have been listed in the Recommended Reading list in Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, and he's had stories in both The Year's Best Australian SF & Fantasy, Volumes Two and Five and Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2006 and 2008 editions.

His first novel, Carnies (http://carnies.martinlivings.com), was published by Lothian Books in June, 2006, and was nominated for both the Aurealis and Ditmar awards. It won the Tin Duck for Best Long Work in 2007.


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Living With the Dead
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Rope (Novella)
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I just love Kirstyn's writing, I've never once disappointed by her, and Caution: Contains Small Parts is no exception. My favourite stories in this short collection were the opening and closing ones, "What Amanda Wants" and "The Home For Broken Dolls ...more
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I have to admit, the entire finale of this book is a bit of a blur for me, as I listened to it while having dental work done. Note to self - audio books and dentists don't mix! But I enjoyed the book overall, even though it had surprisingly little ac ...more
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