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The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales

(2014)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Awards
Saltire Literary Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Winner of the Scott Prize

Winner of the 2015 Polari First Book Prize

Winner of the Saboteur Award for Best Short Story Collection

The Herald: Book of the Year 2014

Shortlisted for the 2014 Green Carnation Prize

Twenty tales of lust and loss. These stories feature clockwork hearts, lascivious queens, paper men, island circuses, and a flooded world. On the island of Skye, an antlered girl and a tiger-tailed boy resolve never to be friends - but can they resist their unique connection? In an alternative 19th-century Paris, a love triangle emerges between a man, a woman, and a coin-operated boy. A teenager deals with his sister's death by escaping from their tiny Scottish island - but will she let him leave? In 1920s New Orleans, a young girl comes of age in her mother's brothel. Some of these stories are radical retellings of classic tales, some are modern-day fables, but all explore substitutions for love.



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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales
Author(s): Kirsty Logan
ISBN: 1-907773-75-4 / 978-1-907773-75-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Salt
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Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales
Author(s): Kirsty Logan
Publisher: Salt
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA