Such was not the way things were

Handmade paperbacks with short stories, numbered and unique.

You are about to order Such was not the way things were and other stories.
Price €21 includes shipping to the EU and VAT (taxes).

You are about to order The botanist and other stories.
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Price (€31) includes shipping to the EU and VAT (taxes).


The botanist and other stories
An old man waits while a baboon keeps him company. A neurologist works on a mysterious case. A beekeeper has a complex relationship with his swarm. Two researchers with a shared past collaborate on an experiment with octopuses. A priest battles with swarms of locusts. A young boy slows down his thoughts to the speed of plants.

Such was not the way things were and other stories
A lizard tells stories to a shrike. A woman studies asexual reproduction in octopuses, while her young boyfriend refuses to stay young forever. A woman uses technology to defeat a fatal disease. A life guard is on the night shift. A doctor does everything to help his patient, and gradually descents into a dark fairy tale.


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