Ox-tales Fire: Original Stories from Remarkable Writers

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Mark Ellingham, Peter Florence
GreenProfile, 2009 - Fiction - 206 pages
Ox-Tales is a set of four compelling and collectible books, each themed on one of the elements. Fire features stories by Mark Haddon, Geoff Dyer, Victoria Hislop, Sebastian Faulks, John le Carr , Xiaoulu Guo, William Sutcliffe, Ali Smith, Lionel Shriver and Jeanette Winterson, and a poem by Vikram Seth.

The idea behind Ox-Tales is to raise money for Oxfam and along the way to highlight the charity’s work in project areas: agriculture in Earth, water projects in Water, conflict aid in Fire, and climate change in Air.

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User Review  - Ma_Washigeri - LibraryThing

**** (4) stars to Vikram Seth and Mark Haddon. I liked the poem Fire by Vikram Seth so much I am learning it by heart and I loved the long short story by Mark Haddon - don't read about it - just read ... Read full review

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User Review  - tigerbuns - LibraryThing

I didn't like this part of the Ox-tales series as much as the others I've read. There were a couple of really good stories in there, notably "Into the world" by Xiaolu Go, "Last" by Ali Smith (I ... Read full review

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'Fire' features stories by Mark Haddon, Geoff Dyer, Victoria Hislop, Sebastian Faulks, John le Carré, Xiaoulu Guo, William Sutcliffe, Ali Smith, Lionel Shriver and Jeanette Winterson. It also includes a poem by Vikram Seth.

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