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Tender : stories

Author: Sofia Samatar
Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
A collection of twenty short stories explores the fragility and resilience of bodies, human environments, and familial love.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sofia Samatar
ISBN: 9781618731265 1618731262
OCLC Number: 959036128
Description: 273 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Tender bodies. Selkie stories are for losers ; Ogres of East Africa ; Walkdog ; Olimpia's ghost ; The tale of Mahliya and Mauhub and the white-footed gazelle ; Honey bear ; How I met the ghoul ; Those ; A girl who comes out of a chamber at regular intervals ; How to get back to the forest --
Tender landscapes. Tender ; A brief history of nonduality studies ; Dawn and the maiden ; Cities of emerald, deserts of gold ; An account of the land of the witches ; Meet me in Iram ; Request for an extension on the Clarity ; The closest thing to animals ; Fallow ; The red thread.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Sofia Samatar.


Divided into "Tender Bodies" and "Tender Landscapes," these twenty stories travel from the commonplace to the edges of reality.  Read more...
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