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December Stories by Ian Sansom

Available 7 November

Buy December Stories here to receive FREE P&P within the UK

The latest publication from No Alibis Press is a collection of stories by Ian Sansom. Available from 7 November 2018, you can buy December Stories here.

December Stories Cover

December Stories is an antidote to the festive season: a collection of short stories, vignettes, axioms, the odd recipe, art criticism, meditations and literary curiosities relating to the darkest of months. Presenting a cast of familiar characters made strange, Sansom unwraps the peculiarities of human behaviour with characteristic wit to show the vulnerability and fragile beauty that lie beneath.

Sansom videos

Enjoy a tantalising glimpse into the creative madness requireed for writing about the festive season thorugh a series of videos of Ian reading from December Stories. Check out all the videos here.

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