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Why Willows Weep

(2011)
Contemporary Tales from the Woods
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
This charming collection of stories and fables inspired by Britain's native trees is written by six leading British authors.

Abridged from the full collection by nineteen authors, Why Willows Weep is edited by Tracy Chevalier, bestselling author of Girl With a Pearl Earring and contains short stories by authors including Salley Vickers and Ali Smith. With sales in hardback of 10,000 this collection has already helped the Woodland Trust plant nearly 50,000 trees across the United Kingdom, and it is now available in paperback for the first time.

The six contributing authors featured in this collection are:

Rachel Billington
Ali Smith
Terrence Blacker
Susan Elderkin
William Fiennes
Salley Vickers

Praise for Why Willows Weep



'Ingenious and enchanting' The Lady Magazine

'A stellar cast of writers' The Herald Magazine

'Some real gems... Salley Vickers writes beautifully' The Short Review

'Beautiful... we were very moved' Dove Grey Reader

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Used availability for Tracy Chevalier's Why Willows Weep

Hardback Editions

October 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods
Author(s): Tahmina Anam, Rachel Billington, Terence Blacker, William Fiennes
ISBN: 1-908041-01-3 / 978-1-908041-01-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: IndieBooks
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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods
Author(s): Various
ISBN: 1-908041-32-3 / 978-1-908041-32-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: IndieBooks
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Kindle Editions

May 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Why Willows Weep: The New Abridged Edition
Author(s): Tracy Chevalier, Rachel Billington, William Fiennes, Susan Elderkin, Terence Blacker, Ali Smith, Salley Vickers
Publisher: IndieBooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


November 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods
Author(s): Tahmima Anam, Rachel Billington, Terence Blacker, Amanda Craig, Susan Elderkin, William Fiennes, Philippa Gregory, Joanne Harris
Publisher: IndieBooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU