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The China Factory

(2012)
A collection of stories by

 
 
An elderly schoolteacher recalls the single act of youthful passion that changed her life forever. A young gardener has an unsettling encounter with a suburban housewife. A teenage girl strikes up an unlikely friendship with a lonely bachelor.

In these twelve haunting stories award-winning writer Mary Costello examines the passions and perils of everyday life with startling insight, casting a light into the darkest corners of the human heart.

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Praise for this book

"Costello's work is true, her problems distinctive and the voice all her own." - Anne Enright


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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The China Factory
Author(s): Mary Costello
ISBN: 1-78211-601-X / 978-1-78211-601-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The China Factory
Author(s): Mary Costello
ISBN: 1-906539-26-X / 978-1-906539-26-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Stinging Fly Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The China Factory
Author(s): Mary Costello
ISBN: 1-906539-21-9 / 978-1-906539-21-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Stinging Fly Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The China Factory
Author(s): Mary Costello
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon UK