Stranger Things Than This

Stranger Things Than This

by Robert James Tootell

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Overview

Collection of early stories from the author's European travels. Humour and tragedy interlaced in these tales which take the reader on an emotional trip through France, Hungary, Spain and the UK.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940000821183
Publisher: Robert James Tootell
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 139 KB

About the Author

Welcome everyone,

Here is a quick list of my literary efforts so far:

A Cafe in Kazimierz and other stories (Paperback, 2002)
Krakow Stories and Stranger Things Than This (Paperback, 2008)
Krakow Stories and Stranger Things Than This (E-book, 2009)
Stranger Things Than This (E-book, 2010)
Selected Stories and Poems (E-book, 2011)
Five Stories for Makers of Short Films (E-book, 2012)
Luke (E-book, 2012)
Clootie's Cover (E-book, 2012)
Kiskutya (E-book, 2012)

I'm currently studying for an MA in Scriptwriting at Glamorgan University, and recommend it for anyone and everyone who is interested in learning this craft - it's a brilliant course with brilliant tutors.

Back to me! Here are some of my favourite stories and books:

The Three Lilies by Jan Neruda;
In a Far Distant Land, Light Breathing, In Paris, et al, by Ivan Bunin;
The Bishop, The Artist's Story, Rothchild's Fiddle, by Anton Chekhov;
Red Cavalry, The Tales of Odessa, by Isaac Babel;
Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal;
Gimpel the Fool, The Cabalist of East Broadway, by IB Singer;
Klingsor's Last Summer by Hermann Hesse.

Dark Avenues by Ivan Bunin;
The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell;
The Colossus of Maroussi by Henry Miller;
Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves;
The Radetsky March by Joseph Roth;
The Red and the Black by Stendhal;
The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino;
War and Peace by Lev Tolstoy;
The Drowned and the Saved, Moments of Reprieve, by Primo Levi.

Currently living in France and writing for radio.

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