Please : fiction inspired by The Smiths
|Format:||Print Book 2010|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
As he did with Noise: Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth, editor Peter Wild has pulled together an eclectic list of talented writers who take their cue from one of the world's best loved bands--The Smiths. Please is sure to please fans of The Smiths, Morrisey, and guitarist Johnny Marr--as well as contributors such as Nic Kelman, Willy Vlautin, and Catherine O'Flynn.
ContentsAsk / Gina Ochsner
This charming man / Mike Gayle
Heaven knows I'm miserable now / Kate Pullinger
Bigmouth strikes again / Nic Kelman
Shoplifters of the world unite / James Flint
Girl afraid / Rhonda Carrier
Back to the old house / Graham Rae
Stop me if you've heard this one before / Willy Vlautin
I won't share you / David Gaffney
Oscillate wildly / Alison MacLeod
Sweet and tender hooligan / Charlie Williams
You've got everything now / Catherine O'Flynn
I want the one I can't have / Matt Beaumont
Nowhere fast / Jeremy Sheldon
There is a light that never goes out / Helen Walsh
Rush and push and the land is ours / Peter Wild
Jeane / James Hopkin
The Boy with a thorn in his side / John Williams
Some girls are bigger than others / Jenn Ashworth
Paint a vulgar picture / Scarlett Thomas
Cemetry gates / Mil Millington
Death of a disco dancer / Nick Stone
The Queen is dead / Jeff Noon
Stretch out and wait / Chris Killen.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Smiths (Musical group)
Short stories, English -- 21st century.
Alternative rock music -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :Harper Perennial,2010
"Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2009 under the title Paint a Vulgar Picture by Serpent's Tail"--T.p. verso.
xii, 272 pages ; 20 cm