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Woolfy and Scrapo

Rebecca Lloyd

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Status available
Release Date 2023
Limitation 24 copies
Size 16 × 24 cm
Pages 104
ISBN 978-3-949341-44-1
Edition lettered edition
Workmanship Thread-stitched hardcover bound in finest leather, embossed in gold, golden head- and tailband and black silk ribbon marker. The endpapers are beautifully hand-marbled and the top edge is gilded. This edition is printed on finest Hahnemühle Velin paper.


“Woolfy and his brother Scrapo belonged to a big man called Baxter Degama who lived in a tiny house in Deepsound Bay with his mother, and it was always she who remembered them. ‘Don’t forget to take your gloves,’ she told Baxter each morning in the cold winter, ‘and for Heaven’s sakes put them on today.’ If Woolfy and Scrapohad been lying together in the stuffy darkness of the bedroom drawer, they’d hear Baxter’s footsteps as he climbed slowly up the stairs and clumped across the floorto get them. Before he reached them, they always inched together for a quick cuddle, twining their woolly fingers around each other, and talking softly and quickly — that is, unless they had been fighting the night before.”

About Rebecca Lloyd

Probably most readers of the weird and fantastic genres know her name: Rebecca Lloyd, winner of the inaugural Bristol Short Story Prize 2008 and author of two novels, has written four outstanding collections of stories of different length: The View from Endless Street (WiDo, 2014), Mercy (Tartarus, 2014), Ragman & other Family Curses (Egaeus, 2016), and Seven Strange Stories (Tartarus, 2017).

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