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Margaret Lives in the Basement

(2013)
A collection of stories by

 
Michelle Berry has one of the most darkly playful and unique voices in Canadian literature and her second collection of short stories, Margaret Lives in the Basement is no exception. At its heart are characters full of longing, trapped by circumstance and unable to reach out or connect with one another. Whether it's Margaret in the basement and her neighbours above, or two couples working out their family melodramas over dinner, there is always the presence of others but rarely a connection between them. By twists and turns Berry subverts what we know to be normal and arrives at something, though strange, more real than we like to admit.

 
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Paperback Editions

July 2013 : Canada Paperback
Title: Margaret Lives in the Basement
Author(s): Michelle Berry
ISBN: 0-88801-429-5 / 978-0-88801-429-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Turnstone Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

1998 : Canada Paperback
Title: Margaret Lives in the Basement
Author(s): Michelle Berry
ISBN: 1-894042-28-X / 978-1-894042-28-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Toronto, ON: Somerville House Pub
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Margaret Lives in the Basement
Author(s): Michelle Berry
Publisher: Turnstone Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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