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By Maura Stanton

In towns within the Sea, Maura Stanton faucets into the mysterious strength of the fairy story, with its outstanding pictures and magical narrative styles. Her tales blur the bounds among fairy story and verité, and touch upon the paintings of storytelling. various characters -- from a company guy to a pianist, from a county coroner to a ironmongery shop clerk, from a Greek immigrant to a Danish artist -- come to find that the previous is a ruined nation, misplaced eternally, yet nonetheless a spot to go to in want, dream, and reminiscence. all through her tales, Stanton makes an attempt to wrest a deeper development, jam-packed with humor and beauty, out of the aggravating occasions of latest life.

Maura Stanton's past books contain the radical Molly Companion and the tale collections The state I Come From and Do no longer Forsake Me, Oh My Darling. Stanton is a recipient of the Yale sequence of more youthful Poets award and a two-time winner of the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. She teaches within the M.F.A. software at Indiana University.

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