REVIEW by Anna Scott

NWR Issue 104

Rarebit, New Welsh Fiction

by Susie WIld (ed)

There’s an inevitable disjunction of style in short story collections which can make them particularly challenging to read. However, there’s also something appealing about digging into a ragbag of different tales and letting each individual one unravel, especially when faced with such an eclectic, albeit slightly uneven, selection. Exploring the tensions between the real and the imagined, life and death, love and hatred, and the half-understood way in which people live their lives, Rarebit is an anthology which probes the question of what it is to be human...

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