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That Innocent Bird/The Heart of Saturday Night/Jumbo Takes a Bath/Shalimar

Storycuts

by Shena Mackay

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In 'That Innocent Bird', Jock MacSiller was a seafaring man before the loss of his leg forced him ashore. But he still keeps his old parrot, a bird who has an illustrious past himself.

In 'The Heart of Saturday Night', Alex spends his weekend contemplating the decline of his writing career and his love for his colleague's wife.

In 'Jumbo Takes a Bath', Eloise recognises a kindred spirit in her date.

In 'Shalimar', Mrs de Vere, living alone in a house by the sea, has an interesting past. But an accident involving her animal-loving little nephew reconfigures her entire world view.

Part of the Storycuts series, these four stories were previously published in the collection The Atmospheric Railway.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Random House
Imprint:
Vintage Digital
Publication Date:
2011
Series:
Storycuts

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Shena Mackay (Author)

Shena Mackay was born in Edinburgh. She is the author of four previous collections of stories - Babies in Rhinestones, Dreams of Dead Women's Handbags, The Laughing Academy and The World's Smallest Unicorn. Her novels include Dunedin, The Orchard ...

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