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  • Published: 17 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448128884
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

Talking to George (Storycuts)


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A touching tale of an unlikely group of characters brought together by the rain and a spider.

John the gardener is disillusioned with his life, past and present. Alan is John's assistant, helplessly in love with Sylvie, the stable girl. These three characters are united by their friendship and by George, the barn spider.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection Notwithstanding.

  • Pub date: 17 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448128884
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the Author

Louis de Bernieres

Louis de Bernières is the bestselling author of Captain Corellis Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are The Dust That Falls From Dreams, Birds Without Wings and A Partisans Daughter, a collection of stories, Notwithstanding, and two collections of poetry, Imagining Alexandria and Of Love and Desire.

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