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CVC: Book Three: Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction Anthology Series

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The best of today's Canadian short fiction is showcased in this third volume of the Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction Anthology series, which features the 12 stories short-listed—among them the three winners—for the 2013 $15,000 Vanderbilt/Exile Short Fiction Competition. The book contains contemporary writing that reflects a diversity in emerging and established Canadian ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 1st 2013 by Exile Editions
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Lucile Barker
Aug 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
65. CVC, Book 3, edited by Exile Editions
Another great collection of Canadian stories, whose publication is supported by Gloria Vanderbilt. Austin Clark’s Things They Never Told Me is an elderly man’s non-acceptance of ageing. Patricia Uppal’s Close before Striking is an experimental work that looks into the psyche of an arsonist. Mother and Son is almost too realistic, with the care taker son attempting to help his demented mother deal with the real world. In A Fire in the Clearing, a wife asks
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To finish up my remarks on the other writers in this collection, I am happy to report that there are many more I enjoyed. Yakos Spiliotopoulos wrote a compelling story about a disturbed man which shows the level of his discontent through the extreme behaviour he gets up to. Greg Hollingshead laid out a ping ponging back and forth between mother and son revealing the characters of both in precise observations. The son is a fount of facts much like an encyclopedia and his mother responds with her ...more
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