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You Haven’t Changed a Bit, and Other Stories

Astrid Blodgett

Canadian Studies, Fiction

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Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780888646446
Pages: 176 Size: 6x9

Through mesmerizing forays into characterization, voicing, and narrative technique, and with a clean economy of style rare even in short fiction, Astrid Blodgett conjures full-fledged characters in the throes of realistic moments, to bear their moral and existential freight in these thirteen stories. From the fascinatingly unhinged hero of "Getting the Cat," to the dreamy survey of prairie landscape and childhood experience of "New Summer Dresses," to the fatal irony of "Ice Break," readers will be hooked from first sentences and carried along on crisp prose. You Haven't Changed a Bit shimmers with the energy of a first book while affording readers the subtlety, complexity, and range of an accomplished master of the genre.

Astrid Blodgett is a freelance writer and editor living in Edmonton.

Astrid Blodgett was announced as one of the 12 contributors to The Journey Prize Stories 24. Congratulations!

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