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And its legends begin to resonatePart of the Storycuts series this short story was originally published in the collection Little Black Book of Stori.

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A Stone Woman

Following the death of her mother an elderly woman begins to undergo a transfiguration Her body grows flinty toughens and crystallises An Icelandic.

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Stonemason she meets in a graveyard becomes her sole confidant As her inexorable metamorphosis continues the stories he has to tell of his homeland.


3 thoughts on “A Stone Woman

  1. says:

    Reality meets myth in the wilds of Iceland a geologically young country with ancient culture and beliefs Organic meets inorganic a visceral revulsion at flesh which inevitably decays contrasted with passion for the enduring beauty of rocks minerals and wild weatherImage Three typical Iceland landscapes SourceInes a writer of dictionaries h

  2. says:

    An atmospheric twisting story about a woman whose scars start spreading after intestinal surgery I liked the descriptions of Iceland and the charming bits of folklore woven into the tale

  3. says:

    I loved loved loved this storyIt is originally from a collection called 'the little black book'I read it often have shared it recommended itByatt's short stories really sparkleI don't really like her novels as much