Peter Darbyshire

Biography

Author of The Warhol Gang and Please, which won Canada's ReLit Award for best alternative novel. Also the author of numerous short stories and the Cross series of supernatural thrillers under the pen name Peter Roman.

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Books

I'd Never Been Shot for Real Before
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I’d Never Been Shot for Real Before takes readers through a post-9/11 world of sex clubs, bankruptcy cubicle farms and guns that definitely go off. This blackly comic short story will be a favourite for fans of Please, Peter Darbyshire’s award-winning and critically acclaimed first book.
Please
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In short, sharp episodes, Please chronicles the life of a young man who drifts through a hallucinatory urban world filled with celebrity wannabes, addictive relationships and jobs that demand he become someone else. This terse, savage debut fuses the quiet desperation of Raymond Carver with the absurdity and media-savvy irony of Quentin Tarantino.

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