Book List in Order:4 titles


  • Sublime short stories from Vanessa Gebbie, a master of the art. Meta-fiction, fable, satire, instruction manual, or reportage? Sometimes all in the one story.  A Short History of Synchronised Breathing is funny, sexy, original, heartbreaking, and wi...


  • Nine-year-old Laddy Merridew, sent to live with his grandmother for reasons he does not understand, stumbles off the bus in a small Welsh town where he begins an unlikely friendship with old Ianto Passchendaele Jenkins, the town beggar-storyteller. T...


  • This passionate new book gathers together for the first time many of Vanessa Gebbie's award-winning stories. Described by Maggie Gee as `a prodigiously gifted new writer', this is a natural storyteller; her narratives unfold with a deceptively light ...