Same Same But Different


An anthology of the best short stories to come out of lockdown. Brilliantly funny, sharp and terrifying in prose that sparkles. The aim was surprise and variety. In the best short stories whatever has been dropped into the mix is rubbing against something else, making the sparks fly, so in a just a few pages you can have sharp and tender, piercingly sad and funny. And sometimes, all at once. A stunning collection of seventeen stories by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers


Introduction by the novelist Amanda Craig whose novel The Golden Rule has just been long listed for the Women’s Prize 2021. Contributors include A L Kennedy, Helen Simpson, Alison Moore whose novel The Lighthouse was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Amanda Huggins (winner of the Colm Tóibín short story award)Richard Lambert shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG award, Stephen S. Thompson author of Toy Soldiers and Sitting in Limbo for BBC 1 .

Book Details






9781911427254, September 2nd 2021