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The Last Book You Read

3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  55 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Morrison's no-holds-barred collection of short stories tells of people caught between places and lovers as well as between desire, addiction and regret. Whether male or female; gay or straight; young or old; married, single or divorced – the urban battlefield of modern relationships is here charted with such a streetwise precision and heart-wrenching tenderness that this c ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by University of Western Australia Press (first published January 1st 2005)
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Lois Wolffe
Feb 02, 2013 Lois Wolffe rated it really liked it
I'm not usually a fan of short stories, and I have a sneaky suspicion that I hadn't realised this was short stories when I bought it (the hazards of frenzied book-buying for my kindle late at night).

But anyway, I've read them all. And pretty much enjoyed them. They are all about relationships, about people, mostly dysfunctional people, or perhaps ordinary people in dysfunctional relationships. Ewan Morrison describes the minutiae of relationships, the intimately, personal and often explicitly se
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Dickson Telfer
Jan 29, 2016 Dickson Telfer rated it liked it
Three and a half stars rather than three.
Some of the stories are excellent but others are dull and monotonous. It's always the case with short story collections that the reader will prefer some over others, but I found it irritating when I'd enthusiastically plunge myself into another story having just read a belter, only to be disappointed. Maybe it's because it's a debut? Anyway, there is some quality stuff within these pages.
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Jul 28, 2013 Sarah Johnston rated it liked it
a collection of short stories that deal with emotions and personal connections in a very real and sometimes crude way that is so true to life.
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Aug 05, 2015 Ray Melville rated it really liked it
A series of short stories, expanding on his style of psychologically damaged people in new relationships. Very deep, sometimes.
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