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The Man Who Went Down with His Ship

(1988)
A collection of stories by

 
 
The Man Who Went Down with His Ship (1988) finds Hugh Fleetwood moving from Manhattan and Paris to winter-bound London, from Tuscany and Sardinia to Mexico and Egypt. Yet wherever his characters roam, their fate awaits them like the proverbial appointment in Samarra. In the title story, poet Alfred Albers attempts to confront with honesty an event from his past that has always haunted him, only to learn anew that no good deed goes unpunished. In 'The Nature of Angels' Maria longs for deliverance from a life made moribund, but is finally forced to ponder exactly what kind of power would answer our prayers

This edition includes two later Fleetwood stories: 'L & I' and 'Why Are You Wearing My Daughter's Earrings?'

'[Fleetwood] reaches down and stirs with venomous delight the nameless, faceless things swimming far below the level of consciousness.' Scotsman

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Hardback Editions

July 1988 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Man Who Went Down with His Ship;the Nature of Angels;a Woman of Integrity;Sacrifice;the Man Who Loved England
Author(s): Hugh Fleetwood
ISBN: 0-241-12455-7 / 978-0-241-12455-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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Paperback Editions

November 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man Who Went Down With His Ship (Faber Finds)
Author(s): Hugh Fleetwood
ISBN: 0-571-30483-4 / 978-0-571-30483-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Man Who Went Down With His Ship (Faber Finds)
Author(s): Hugh Fleetwood
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA