By Diane Lefer,Jean Ryan,Mary Akers,C.S. Malerich,Patrick Hicks,Midge Raymond,Philip Armstrong,Rosalie Loewen,Julian Hoffman,John Yunker
— The Goose: A magazine of Arts, surroundings, and tradition in Canada
"Whether whimsical, sorrowful, or just pleasant, the stories Yunker has introduced jointly ask us to concentrate on not just our activities towards animals but additionally the sentiments that encourage our habit. Any animal lover or gourmet of high quality fiction will have fun with this assortment and the artistry of its contributors."
"The 16 proficient writers who've produced between Animals have produced extra inventive probabilities than barriers within the tone and temper ... very fantastic literary fiction."
— The Chattahoochee Review
Stories that verify the indelible bond between people and animals
The relationships between human and non-human animals is going again to the start of time—and the ways that those relationships have developed (and occasionally no longer) is the muse for this number of modern brief fiction, penned through writers from around the globe.
This assorted number of tales explores the ways that we are living among—and frequently in clash with—our non-human opposite numbers. those tales characteristic animals from the customary (dogs and cats) to the unique (elands and emus), and in those tales animals are either the rescuers and the rescued. inside those pages are glimpses of the realm during the eyes of a zookeeper, a look after employee, a penguin researcher, and an area stray, between many others—all highlighting the ways that animals and people comprehend and problem one another.
Among Animals is a dynamic number of tales from the world’s so much talented modern authors—those who pay shut recognition to the creatures with which we proportion our planet, and who encourage us to pay nearer realization as well.
Stories & Contributors
Title - Author
Alas, Falada! - Diane Lefer
Greyhound - Jean Ryan
Beyond the Strandline - Mary Akers
Meat - C.S. Malerich
Aren’t You beautiful? - Patrick Hicks
The Ecstatic Cry - Midge Raymond
Litter - Philip Armstrong
The Boto’s baby - Rosalie Loewen
Emu - Jessica Zbeida
With Sheep - Carol wager and Kelly Magee
Pelicans - Julian Hoffman
The Weight of items Unsaid - Sara Dupree
Blue homicide - Suzanne Kamata
Bad Berry Season - Melodie Edwards
Miriam’s Lantern - Ray Keifetz
"Among Animals...is a touching and uncooked selection of fantastically crafted, relocating brief fiction tales, the place human and animal lives intertwine in unforeseen ways...a attractive testomony to many of the human-animal relationships and interactions."
— worldwide Animal
"The tales assembled in between Animals supply worthwhile reading–alternately relocating, fascinating, inspiring and harrowing."
— Animal stories Journal
"All of the tales have been written with the laudable aim of legitimizing the necessity for reputation (and program) of the rights of animals in our interactions with them…This anthology reiterates [the human-animal] connection again and again, in a myriad of the way, increasing that connection from the area of pets, via domesticated farm animals, until eventually it encompasses the entire issues that we name ‘nature,’ revealing (in a manner that's thoroughly unfastened from the saccharine taste of sentiment) that we're and constantly were a part of the net of the world."
— Sabotage Reviews
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Among Animals: The Lives of Animals and Humans in Contemporary Short Fiction by Diane Lefer,Jean Ryan,Mary Akers,C.S. Malerich,Patrick Hicks,Midge Raymond,Philip Armstrong,Rosalie Loewen,Julian Hoffman,John Yunker