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Stories from Cities on the Edge
Edited by Jim Hinks
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ISBN: 978 1 905583 23 2
Categories: 21st Century, Anthologies, British, French, German, Italian, Polish
Imprint: Comma Press
Published: January 2008
129 x 198 x 9 mm
Publisher: Comma Press
Alexei Sayle, Dinesh Allirajah, Valeria Parrella, Pawel Huelle, Adam Kaminski, Peppe Lanzetta, Claudia Parman, Artur Becker, Murathan Mungan, Hatice Meryem, Jean-Claude Izzo and Christian Garcin.
The six European port cities known as the ‘Cities on the Edge’ – Liverpool, Bremen, Gdansk, Istanbul, Marseilles and Naples - share a history of dissent, diversity and economic reinvention. Once gateways to the world, bringing wealth and innovation to their respective nations, they’ve long been maligned and misunderstood by their compatriots, preferring instead to look outwards, towards the sea - to the possibilities of change, of travel and of rebirth.
Featuring short stories by twelve acclaimed writers from the Cities on the Edge, ReBerth explores these landscapes of change - the social tensions, the scars of war and economic decline, the attempts at regeneration, and the startling and sometimes unsavoury secrets of how these cities’ inhabitants thrive and survive.
Praise for Jim Hinks 'Full of insights and surprises' - The Guardian, 'Ten Best Books Set in Istanbul'.
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