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That Was a Shiver

(2017)
A collection of stories by

 
 
SHORTLISTED FOR SALTIRE FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR, 2017
LONGLISTED FOR THE EDGE HILL PRIZE, 2018

A trucker passes through a town he used to know and a local tries to sell him his sister; a couple put their children to bed and hear a loud scratching at the wall; a Principal and his associate examine the dead body before them; a man looks into a mirror and reflects on becoming more like his father.

Sparky, touching and brilliantly daring, these stories uncover human feeling in the ordinary and the everyday, and are a reminder of Kelman's exceptional talent.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Kelman brings alive a human consciousness like no other writer can." - Alan Warner


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Used availability for James Kelman's That Was a Shiver

Hardback Editions

August 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: That Was a Shiver, and Other Stories
Author(s): James Kelman
ISBN: 1-78689-090-9 / 978-1-78689-090-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

July 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: That Was a Shiver, and Other Stories
Author(s): James Kelman
ISBN: 1-78689-092-5 / 978-1-78689-092-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

August 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: That Was a Shiver, and Other Stories
Author(s): James Kelman
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU