by Kindle 2016
Short stories, including comedies, tragedies and
histories, though it is not necessarily easy to decide which is which.
is the true value of an old teapot? (The Accountant)
What happened on
an uneventful day in Gloucestershire? (It Was Late June)
noticed the monument in the middle of Haverfordwest? (Dances On The
Head Of A Pin) What lies behind the torn wallpaper of an
collection also contains three stories designed to add a little extra colour
to my novels.
Time To Cast Away puts a light on the background to A Time For Silence
Hush illuminates the life of a character fleetingly
mentioned in Motherlove.
Fingers, Black Back explains how a myth arose in The Unravelling.
is Thorne's humane, intelligent, sharply observant voice in a series of
very entertaining short stories. She has a wry view of human behaviour
- nothing sentimental here - and a strong sense of justice, which makes
them all very satisfying. "
drawing out of minor characters in the three supporting stories is
captivating and adds layers of depths to writing that was already deep,
and sharply observed."