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In Strange Gardens and Other Stories (2006) [Collection]
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They are bankers, students, mothers, or retirees. They live in New York City or somewhere in Switzerland, they work in London or Riga, they cross paths in a Fado bar in Lisbon. They breathe the banal routine of daily life. It is to these ordinary people that Peter Stamm grants center stage in his latest collection of short stories. Henry, a cowherd turned stuntman, crisscrosses the country, dreaming of meeting a woman. Inger, the Dane, refuses her skimpy life and takes off for Italy. Regina, so lonely in her big house since her children left and her husband passed away, discovers the world anew thanks to the Australian friend of her granddaughter, who helps Regina envision her next voyage.


  • Ice Lake
  • Flotsam
  • In the Outer Suburbs
  • Everyone's Right
  • Passion
  • The Most Beautiful Girl
  • What We Can Do
  • The True Pure Land
  • Black Ice
  • The Visit
  • The Wall of Fire
  • In Strange Gardens
  • Through the Night
  • Like a Child, Like an Angel
  • Fado
  • All That's Missing
  • The Stop
  • Deep Furrows
  • The Experiment
  • The Kiss

Original title: In Strange Gardens and Other Stories
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Edition #1: In Strange Gardens and Other Stories

In Strange Gardens and Other Stories (2006)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Michael Hofmann
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In Strange Gardens and Other Stories (2006)

ISBN: 1590511697

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