Dangerous Dog: A Short Story from the collection, Reader, I Married Him
By (author) Kirsty Gunn
Kirsty Gunn has written five works of fiction as well as threeshort story collections, and, most recently, a long essay abouther interest in and connection to Katherine Mansfield. Hermost recent collection of short stories, Infidelities, publishedin 2014, was shortlisted for the Frank O’Connor Award andwon the Edge Hill Prize. She is Professor of Writing Practiceand Study at the University of Dundee and lives in Londonand Scotland with her husband and two daughters. She hasknown Jane Eyre since she was nine and continues to thinkabout her. In that way – as is the case with all truly realisedfictional characters – Jane is a contemporary.