Tiny Deaths (Mass Market Paperbound)
Comma Press, 9781905583140, 224pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2008
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Analyzing the complexity, absurdity, and blessedness of seemingly ordinary people, this debut collection examines the metaphysical assumptions surrounding death. From the end of a relationship to the meaning behind its title, this anthology continually surprises and subverts, utilizing topics such as alien intelligence, reincarnation, imaginary children, and even conversations with Hitler's childhood pet. Engaging and diverse, this compendium offers a fascinating perspective on mortality.
About the Author
Robert Shearman is a writer who has worked in television, radio, and the stage. He wrote an episode for the cult television show, Doctor Who, which was nominated for a Hugo award. He was appointed resident dramatist at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter, the youngest playwright ever recognized by the Arts Council in this way. He has received several international awards for his theatrical work, and his plays have been regularly produced by BBC Radio.