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The Dark Dark

(2017)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book (nominee)
A Best Book of the Year: NPR, Vogue, The Huffington Post, The Chicago Review of Books, The National Post, Electric Literature, Kirkus

'Wields such a subtle and alien power . . . Wonderfully spooky' Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker

'A feminist manifesto threaded through imaginative fiction; it's the most evocative, impressive collection I've read this year' Daniel Johnson, The Paris Review

Step into The Dark Dark, where an award-winning, acclaimed novelist debuts her first collection of short stories and conjures entire universes in just a few pages - conjures, splits in half, mines for humor, destroys with absurdity, and regenerates. In prose that sparkles and haunts, Samantha Hunt playfully pushes the bounds of the expected and fills every corner with vibrant life, imagining numerous ways in which the weird might poke its way through the mundane. Each of these ten haunting, inventive tales brings us to the brink of creation, mortality and immortality, infidelity and transformation, technological innovation and historical revision, loneliness and communion, and every kind of love.

Laced with lyricism, hope, Hunt's characteristic sly wit, and her unflinching gaze into the ordinary horrors of human existence, The Dark Dark celebrates the mysteries and connections that swirl around us. It's never all the same, Hunt tells us. It changes a tiny bit every time. See for yourself.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dark Dark
Author(s): Samantha Hunt
ISBN: 1-4721-5425-8 / 978-1-4721-5425-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corsair
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July 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dark Dark: Stories
Author(s): Samantha Hunt
ISBN: 0-374-28213-7 / 978-0-374-28213-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: FSG Originals
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July 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Dark Dark: Stories
Author(s): Samantha Hunt
ISBN: 1-5200-7379-8 / 978-1-5200-7379-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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July 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Dark Dark: Stories
Author(s): Samantha Hunt
ISBN: 1-5200-7383-6 / 978-1-5200-7383-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Dark Dark: Stories
Author(s): Samantha Hunt
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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July 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Dark Dark: Stories
Author(s): Samantha Hunt
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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Kindle Editions

September 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Dark Dark
Author(s): Samantha Hunt
Publisher: Corsair
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


July 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Dark Dark: Stories
Author(s): Samantha Hunt
Publisher: FSG Originals
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA