Planet 228

Eluned Gramich reviews
Arrest Me, for I Have Run Away
by Stevie Davies

Arrest Me, for I Have Run Away

Parthian, £10.00

There’s nothing better than a short story collection to show the breadth of a writer’s imagination. A novel – and Stevie Davies has written twelve of them, including the Booker Prize long-listed The Element of Water – is more or less anchored in one harbour. Yet the stories in Davies’ first collection are free to sail from one shore to the next.

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