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Flying a Red Kite (Paperback) (Hugh Hood)

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A beautiful new edition of Hugh Hood’s debut story collection.

It all started toward the end of the 1930s, when the young Hugh Hood serviced a flourishing Saturday Evening Post delivery route with more than fifty weekly customers. That was where the author-to-be first encountered the short story, in the fiction of the famous magazine writers Damon Runyon, Guy Gilpatric, Arthur Train, and the master of them all, P.G. Wodehouse.

Hood would go on to write several novels and short story collections. Perhaps more importantly, he would be a founding member of the now-legendary Montreal Story Tellers group. Reissued here on its 55th anniversary, Hood’s first collection of short fiction, Flying a Red Kite contains some of his most well-known short fiction, from the post-apocalyptic visions of “After the Sirens” to the Faulknerian portrait of rural Ontario in “Three Halves of a House.” Flying a Red Kite is an essential window into the work of a major and unique Canadian talent.
Number of Pages: 256.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Voyageur Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Hugh Hood
Language: English
Street Date: July 25, 2017
TCIN: 51706444
UPC: 9781459738553
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-2163

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