Good Night Papa: Short Stories from Japan and Elsewhere

Simon Rowe

Good Night Papa: Short Stories from Japan and Elsewhere
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Good Night Papa: Short Stories from Japan and Elsewhere

Simon Rowe

Good Night Papa: Short Stories from Japan and Elsewhere is a collection of fifteen tales about people with problems and the clever - and unorthodox - ways they use to resolve them.       .

A recovering alcoholic mail pilot crashes his plane in the desert with a bottle of gin on board  - The Finke River Mail (Australia)

A retired taxi driver takes a job driving call girls to pay his debts and receives an unexpected gift from a mysterious passenger - Good Night Papa (Japan)

A snobbish widow must enlist the help of local cannery workers when an oversize family heirloom arrives by ship from New Zealand - Baby Grand (Fiji)

A kung fu master finds a way to channel the creative talent of a recalcitrant student - The Girl Who Made The Kung Fu Master Cry (China)

A fugitive seeking redemption realises his fate rests in the hands of a novice Buddhist monk - The Pilgrim (Japan)

When an enormous python terrorises a beach resort in Bali, only one man has the ability and business acumen to turn the problem into a tasty success - Tuna Steak (Indonesia)

A restaurant waitress uses her wit to have her husband released from prison when her beach resort town is overrun by a tide of seaweed - Weed (Mexico)

Two rival gangs with plans to demolish an old neighborhood are brought to their knees by a barbershop full of ninja - The Foonabiki Barbers (Japan)

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