Marina Warner

Publications: Short stories

Fly Away Home (2015)

First published: UK: Salt 2015 saltpublishing.com A long-awaited new collection of Marina Warner’s short stories. Like her award-winning novels, Marina Warner’s stories conjure up mysteries and wonders in a physical world, treading a delicate, magical …

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Murderers I Have Known and Other Stories (2010)

Like her award-winning novels, Marina Warner’s stories conjure up mysteries and wonders in a physical world, treading a delicate, magical line between the natural and the supernatural, between openness and fear. In ‘Natural Limits’, a bereaved woman, c …

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Wonder Tales: Six Stories of Enchantment (1994)

Marina Warner has gathered together a magical collection of fairy tales by the great women storytellers of the 17th and 18th centuries. These are passionate, extraordinary, and occasionally proto-feminist retellings of classic fairy stories by women wh …

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The Mermaids in the Basement: Stories (1994)

In this collection of short stories the author reworks familiar folklore and legend, from the Queen of Sheba and Ariadna after Naxos to the babysnatchers, rapists and seducers of the popular media imagination. Noah’s daughter-in-law and the Queen of Sh …

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