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Stranger Things Happen

Stranger Things Happen

(2001)
A collection of stories by

 
Awards
World Fantasy (nominee)
"Kelly Link is the exact best and strangest short story writer on earth that you have never heard of at the exact moment you are reading these words and making them slightly inexact. Now pay for the book."
Jonathan Lethem


"This small-press short-story collection by a young American writer is a joy - a very tired word, and not one I use lightly. I've not been so moved and affected - and dammit, yes, inspired - by a book for a long time. "
China Miéville


This first collection award-winning author Kelly Link, takes fairy tales and cautionary tales, dictators and extraterrestrials, amnesiacs and honeymooners, revenants and readers alike, on a voyage into new, strange, and wonderful territory. The girl detective must go to the underworld to solve the case of the tap-dancing bank robbers. A librarian falls in love with a girl whose father collects artificial noses. A dead man posts letters home to his estranged wife. Two women named Louise begin a series of consecutive love affairs with a string of cellists. A newly married couple become participants in an apocalyptic beauty pageant. Sexy blond aliens invade New York City. A young girl learns how to make herself disappear.

These eleven extraordinary stories are quirky, spooky, and smart. They all have happy endings. Every story contains a secret prize. Each story was written especially for you.

 
Used availability for Kelly Link's Stranger Things Happen


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Hardback Editions

November 2012 : USA Hardback
Title: Stranger Things Happen
Author(s): Kelly Link
ISBN: 1596065214 / 9781596065215 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subterranean
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Paperback Editions

January 2011 : Canada Paperback
Title: Stranger Things Happen (Large Print 16pt)
Author(s): Kelly Link
ISBN: 1458725278 / 9781458725271 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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July 2001 : USA Paperback
Title: Stranger Things Happen: Stories
Author(s): Kelly Link
ISBN: 1931520003 / 9781931520003 (USA edition)
Publisher: Small Beer Press
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Kindle Editions

July 2001 : USA, UK Kindle edition
Title: Stranger Things Happen
Author(s): Kelly Link

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