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A Mouthful of Birds

(2019)
A collection of stories by

 
 
A SPELLBINDING COLLECTION OF STORIES FROM A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL LITERARY STAR

The crunch of a bird's wing.

A cloud of butterflies, so beautiful it smothers.

A crimson flash of blood across an artist's canvas.

Spine-tingling and unexpected, unearthly and strange, the stories of Mouthful of Birds are impossible to forget. Samanta Schweblin's writing expertly blurs the line between the surreal and the everyday, pulling the reader into a world that is at once nightmarish and beautiful. An exhilarating tour de force guaranteed to leave the pulse racing.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Samanta has a unique, inventive voice, and her stories have this ability to veer off into strange and unexpected territories with sublime grace. I admire and envy this gift." - Daniel Alarcón

"The Grimm brothers and Franz Kafka pay a visit to Argentina in Samanta Schweblin's darkly humorous tales of people who have slipped through cracks or fallen down holes into alternate realities." - J M Coetzee


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January 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Mouthful of Birds: Stories
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
ISBN: 0-399-18462-7 / 978-0-399-18462-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Riverhead Books
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Paperback Editions

October 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mouthful of Birds
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
ISBN: 1-78607-669-1 / 978-1-78607-669-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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January 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Mouthful of Birds: Stories
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
ISBN: 0-399-18463-5 / 978-0-399-18463-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mouthful of Birds
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
ISBN: 1-78607-456-7 / 978-1-78607-456-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

January 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Mouthful of Birds: Stories
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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January 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Mouthful of Birds: Stories
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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Kindle Editions

January 2019 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Mouthful of Birds: LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE, 2019
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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January 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Mouthful of Birds: LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE, 2019
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Mouthful of Birds: Stories
Author(s): Samanta Schweblin
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA