Synopses & Reviews
Ox-Tales is a set of four compelling and collectible books, each themed on one of the elements. Water
features stories by Esther Freud, David Park, Heri Kunzru, Zoë Heller, Michel Faber, William Boyd, Joanna Trollope, Giles Foden and Michael Morpurgo, and a poem by Vikram Seth.
The idea behind Ox-Tales is to raise money for Oxfam and along the way to highlight the charitys work in project areas: agriculture in Earth, water projects in Water, conflict aid in Fire, and climate change in Air.
"These excellent collections include stories by some of Britain's best-loved writers... One of the joys of collections like these is that you're bound to come across something new... You really should buy them all." -Financial Times
"Classy... A great opportunity to sample a wide range of takes on this underrated form... At their best - Ali Smith, Alexander McCall Smith, Sebastian Faulks - short stories open disproportionately wide imaginative vistas." -Daily Telegraph
Features stories by Esther Freud, David Park, Heri Kunzru, Zoë Heller, Michel Faber, William Boyd, Joanna Trollope, Giles Foden, Michael Morpurgo, and a poem by Vikram Seth.
Original stories from remarkable writers.