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Where You Find It

3.65  ·  Rating Details ·  79 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
In her latest collection of stories, Janice Galloway turns her unflinching gaze on relationships: the struggle to love against the odds, the overpowering yearning to communicate, and the extraordinary epiphanies where the World falls away leaving only the lovers. Love is, of course, where you find it, and it is here in an evening walk across a London bridge, a chip-shop pi ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 1st 1997 by Vintage (first published 1996)
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Greg
On Tuesday morning I took this book on the subway to start reading it. I had already read the first story, a wonderfully uncomfortable study of Valentines Day (and the reference from the front cover where one of the minor characters makes heart shaped sandwiches for her construction worker husband. Upon taking the book out of my bag I realized, 'oh shit, this book has a giant heart on the front and the whole book is bright pink--it looks like chick lit'. Normally I try not to bring books I'd be ...more
Becky Douglas
I was slightly put off reading this book because it's being a collection of short stories and, judging by the cover and the quotes on the back, it sounded like it would be love stories. I'm glad I did in the end, though.

I guess it kind of is a collection of love stories, in that love is a common theme, but it couldn't really be considered romantic. The relationships are more often awkward and unfulfilling than they are warm. Sometimes they're out and out chilling. At least one story isn't about
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Ayelet Waldman
And odd but charming collection of short stories by a Scottish writer. I reviewed it for the SF Chronicle
Mara Eastern
Oct 01, 2014 Mara Eastern rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
Perhaps not as groundbreaking as Blood, but still a fine collection of subtle stories on a surprising variety of topics.
Ruth
Dec 12, 2009 Ruth rated it really liked it
I loved these stories only problem I was reading it for Higher English!
Landismom
Nov 16, 2008 Landismom rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: short-stories
Initially promising, but may have turned out to be the most boring collection of short stories ever written.
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Janice Galloway was born in Ayrshire in 1955 where she worked as a teacher for ten years. Her first novel, The Trick is to keep Breathing, now widely considered to be a contemporary Scottish classic, was published in 1990. It was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel, Scottish First Book and Aer Lingus Awards, and won the MIND/Allan Lane Book of the Year. The stage adaptation has been performe ...more
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