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The Miracle of Penelope Jane & Other Stories  -  Lesley Drinkwater

 

 

 

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THE MIRACLE OF PENELOPE JANE
& Other Stories

by Lesley Drinkwater
UK price: £8.50    
US price: $23.00

Format: Paperback:

ISBN: 978-1-4092-7921-1

Publisher: Diadem Books

Edition: First Edition

 

At last—at long last—here is the return of the short story. Collections of short stories, as a genre in their own right, have long since disappeared from publication in the UK
 

Cover by Laura Martin. Find her artwork and photography at www.caelitha.deviantart.com

Book Description

Here then is a book of short stories to take its rightful place in popular literature. The offerings presented in this collection are extremely varied in content—ranging from poignant family experiences, unusual romantic introductions and associated intrigues, through to true paranormal experiences and even bizarre medical experiments on dead people. In fact there is something to appeal to everyone, especially those readers who seek a lively imagination, minute observation and a keen sense of the irony of the human condition.

About the author

Born in Blackpool in the economic depression. Survived the London Blitz and National Service in the R.A.F.  Studied Egyptology, Psychology, Humanities and History via London University. Now widowed but actively engaged in psychic studies arising from several earlier personal paranormal experiences.  

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Also by Lesley Drinkwater:

Both Sides of the Fence
by Lesley Drinkwater       
 
UK price: £6.99   US price: $11.15
Publisher: SPIDERWIZE
Format: Paperback:
Perfect binding , cream interior
Size : 6 x 9 (US trade)
Pages: 196
ISBN: 978-0956051950
Published: January-2009

Orphaned at ten, destitute at fourteen — vital ingredients for early maturity.

Set initially in Lancashire in the late twenties, this story follows the early life and Vicissitudes of Tim who, shortly after birth, was fostered out by his mother to a poor, socially deprived family, in Blackpool.