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The World S Greatest Short Stories

Author : James Daley
ISBN : 9780486114798
Genre : Fiction
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Ranging from the 19th to the 20th centuries, this wonderfully wide-ranging and enjoyable anthology includes Poe, Chekhov, Joyce, Kafka, Faulkner, Pirandello, Mann, and other major writers of world literature.
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The World S Greatest Short Stories

Author : James Daley
ISBN : 9780486447162
Genre : Fiction
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Wonderfully wide-ranging and enjoyable, this outstanding collection features short stories by great nineteenth- and twentieth-century writers from America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Western Europe. Included are Hemingway's "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," in which two waiters and a lonely customer in a Spanish cafe confront the concept of nothingness; "A & P," John Updike's most anthologized story and one of his most popular; "Borges and I," typical Jorge Luis Borges — imaginative, philosophical, and mysterious; as well as short masterpieces by Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, Herman Melville, Thomas Mann, Guy de Maupassant, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, D. H. Lawrence, and ten other great writers. Prime examples of the classic short story, these enduring literary treasures will be invaluable to students and teachers as well as to anyone who appreciates the finely turned tale.
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The Best American Short Stories Of The Century

Author : John Updike
ISBN : 0395843677
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 75.83 MB
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With a new 1999 story added to the paperback volume, this collection of the best stories of the century includes some of the greatest names in literature as well as a few spectacular one-hit wonders. Reprint.
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Great Russian Short Stories

Author : Paul Negri
ISBN : 9780486112244
Genre : Fiction
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Twelve powerful works of fiction, including Pushkin's "The Overcoat," "Twenty-Six Men and a Girl" by Gorky, and "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Tolstoy, plus works by Gogol, Turgenev, more.
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Great American Short Stories

Author : Various Authors
ISBN : 9788193607077
Genre : Fiction
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Featuring 19 of the finest works from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new compilation begins with Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1835 tale 'Young Goodman Brown' and ranges across an entire century, concluding with Ernest Hemingway's 1927 classic, 'The Killers'. Other selections include Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart', Melville's 'Bartleby', Harte's 'The Luck of Roaring Camp', 'To Build a Fire', by Jack London, 'The Real Thing' by Henry James, F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair', plus stories by Mark Twain, Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles Chesnutt, Kate Chopin, Stephen Crane, Willa Cather, Ambrose Bierce, Theodore Dreiser, and others. Perfect for classroom use, this outstanding collection of tales will also prove popular with fiction readers everywhere.
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World S Best Short Stories

Author : Various
ISBN : 9788184958386
Genre : Fiction
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A selection of timeless masterpieces from Charles Dickens Edgar Allan Poe William Thackeray Rudyard Kipling and many more World’s Best Short Stories is a collection of captivating tales from around the world, penned by some of the greatest storytellers of all time. Featuring pioneers of the short-story genre, this book promises to entertain you in many different ways. Be it the intellectual but endlessly fun The Gold-Bug by Edgar Allan Poe, or even the enduringly brilliant Aladdin from the Arabian Nights, every story has a unique charm. Also included are the ever-popular A Christmas Carol by master storyteller Charles Dickens and Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving. Presenting masterpieces of literature by the likes of Rudyard Kipling, William M. Thackeray, Guy de Maupassant, Nathaniel Hawthorne and J. M. Barrie, this edition belongs in every avid reader’s personal collection.
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Greatest Short Stories

Author : Mulk Raj Anand
ISBN : 9788172247492
Genre : Fiction
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A born story teller,Dr. Mulk Raj Anand is one of the most outstanding short story writers. His contributions to the Indian short story is truly impressive. These short stories are selected from a collection of his writings over the last forty years. His stories reveal modes such as strong satire, uproarious laughter and acute psychological perception.
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