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    Publisher: Canongate

    The China Factory

    £8.99
    The critically acclaimed story collection from the author of Academy Street Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award
    ISBN: 9781782116011
    AuthorMary Costello
    Pub Date21/05/2015
    BindingPaperback
    Pages176
    Availability: In Stock

    An elderly schoolteacher recalls the single act of youthful passion that changed her life forever. A young gardener has an unsettling encounter with a suburban housewife. A teenage girl strikes up an unlikely friendship with a lonely bachelor.

    In these twelve haunting stories award-winning writer Mary Costello examines the passions and perils of everyday life with startling insight, casting a light into the darkest corners of the human heart.

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    An elderly schoolteacher recalls the single act of youthful passion that changed her life forever. A young gardener has an unsettling encounter with a suburban housewife. A teenage girl strikes up an unlikely friendship with a lonely bachelor.

    In these twelve haunting stories award-winning writer Mary Costello examines the passions and perils of everyday life with startling insight, casting a light into the darkest corners of the human heart.