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By Maura Stanton

ISBN-10: 047211364X

ISBN-13: 9780472113644

In towns within the Sea, Maura Stanton faucets into the mysterious strength of the fairy story, with its magnificent pictures and magical narrative styles. Her tales blur the bounds among fairy story and verité, and touch upon the paintings of storytelling. quite a number characters -- from a enterprise guy to a pianist, from a county coroner to a ironmongery store clerk, from a Greek immigrant to a Danish artist -- come to find that the earlier is a ruined country, misplaced without end, yet nonetheless a spot to go to in want, dream, and reminiscence. all through her tales, Stanton makes an attempt to wrest a deeper trend, choked with humor and sweetness, out of the irritating occasions of up to date life.

Maura Stanton's past books contain the radical Molly Companion and the tale collections The kingdom I Come From and Do now not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling. Stanton is a recipient of the Yale sequence of more youthful Poets award and a two-time winner of the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. She teaches within the M.F.A. application at Indiana University.

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