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Literary fiction; short stories about morality and immorality.
Most published in literary magazines.
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published 2015 by CreateSpace
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NormaCenva
Jan 30, 2018 rated it liked it
Actual Rating 2.5 Stars

Gave this book a second try and finally finished it today. "Zero The Hero" is by far my favourite story of them all in here!
The writing is solid and as realistic as in other books from this author (this is my second experience with this author's books). Some really fucked up things happen in this book, be sure of that! But it is entertaining and interesting in paces.
The book cover doesn't really scream FASCINATING to me but then again, I am very particular about my book-
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Sep 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Mean by Michael Botur.
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Pb. 200 pp. Available from Amazon.com Paperback and Kindle. RRP: $6.66. Pb, 200pp. ISBN:13-9781491226650 / ISBN:10-149122665X.

Mean is the second fiction collection from Auckland writer Michael Botur. The book contains fifteen short stories about bros, buds and bashings. Botur had published fiction and poetry in Landfall, Poetry New Zealand, takahē, Bravado, Catalyst and other literary journals.
These stories are energetic, often breathless, conta
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Author of these short story collections:

Lowlife (2017), Spitshine (2015) , Mean (2014) , Hot Bible! (2013)

Short work published in literary journals includes:

‘Saturday 77’ – story – Newfound, Texas, 2015
‘The Bigshot – Swamp, University of Newcastle, 2015
‘Latter Day Lepers’ – Tākahe magazine August 2013
‘Mr Impatient’ – short story, Deep South, University of Otago, 2014
‘Rubbernecker’ – Landfall 221,
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