Prison Noir

by Joyce Carol Oates
Prison Noir
  • ISBN-13: 9781617752391
  • Author(s): Joyce Carol Oates
  • Editor(s): Joyce Carol Oates
  • Subject: Crime & mystery|crime & mystery fiction
  • Publisher: Akashic Books
  • Imprint: Akashic Books
  • Publication Date: 16-10-2014
  • Format: p/b

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£14.99
Prison Noir, the newest anthology in Akashic's award-winning Noir series (all titles available from Turnaround) presents an absolutely new perspective on prison literature. Some prisoners are encouraged to write, but few are encouraged to write crime fiction set behind bars - in some institutions, that subject matter is prohibited. Joyce Carol Oates has done an outstanding job of curating a top-notch collection of stories, written by real prisoners, that brings the reader truly behind the scenes' of prison life.'
About the book

Prison Noir, the newest anthology in Akashic's award-winning Noir series (all titles available from Turnaround) presents an absolutely new perspective on prison literature. Some prisoners are encouraged to write, but few are encouraged to write crime fiction set behind bars - in some institutions, that subject matter is prohibited. Joyce Carol Oates has done an outstanding job of curating a top-notch collection of stories, written by real prisoners, that brings the reader truly behind the scenes' of prison life.'

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