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A Human Condition: The Selected Stories of Rhys Davies

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Dark, witty, and acutely observed, these finely crafted stories put small-town life under the microscope. In his unique and memorable style, Davies examines the strange games that people play, painting vivid portraits of the human condition in this selection of fiction marking the centennial of his birth.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Parthian Books (first published April 2002)
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Sep 18, 2009 Sam rated it really liked it
This is an entertaining and insightful collection of short stories based in various locations in Wales describing day to day life for a small number of extraordinary characters. Each tale follows a strong willed and determined character and how their actions impact on themselves and those around them. Within each you can recognise traits and personality querks from both yourself (if you're brave enough to admit it of course) and your friends and family as well as gaining an interesting insight i ...more
Neil Forbes
[Edition I read: Collected Stories of Rhys Davies (London, 1955). Selection and preface by the author].
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