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A Short Affair

(2018)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
'A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual' STEPHEN FRY

A Short Affair is a vibrant anthology that combines the best of original short fiction with remarkable work by contemporary artists from the Royal Academy Schools.

In this visually stunning collection from Pin Drop, the renowned short fiction and arts studio, Simon Oldfield brings together eighteen original short stories by giants of the form, alongside exciting new voices from the prestigious annual Pin Drop Short Story Award. With a foreword by Tim Marlow, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts, each story is accompanied by a unique artwork.

'Pin Drop is a wonderful and rare conception. The perfect antidote to the sound-bite culture' WILLIAM BOYD

Writers include: Elizabeth Day, Bethan Roberts, Nikesh Shukla, Claire Fuller, Ben Okri, Anne O'Brien, A. L. Kennedy, Anna Stewart, Craig Burnett, Douglas W. Milliken, Will Self, Jarred McGinnis, Barney Walsh, Rebecca F. John, Joanna Campbell, Emily Bullock, Cherise Saywell and Lionel Shriver

Artists include:Eddie Peake, Kay Harwood, Gabriella Boyd, Jonathan Trayte, Luey Graves, Marco Palmieri, John Robertson, Coco Crampton, Pio Abad, Declan Jenkins, Mary Ramsden, Carla Busuttil, Jessy Jetpacks, Nick Goss, Tim Ellis and Adam Shield

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual." - Stephen Fry


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Hardback Editions

July 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Short Affair
Author(s): Simon Oldfield
ISBN: 1-4711-4732-0 / 978-1-4711-4732-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribner UK
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : UK Paperback

Title: A Short Affair
Author(s): Simon Oldfield
ISBN: 1-4711-4733-9 / 978-1-4711-4733-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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July 2018 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: A Short Affair
Author(s): Simon Oldfield
Publisher: Scribner UK
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July 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Short Affair
Author(s): Simon Oldfield
Publisher: Scribner UK
Availability: Amazon UK