Hardback The Penguin book of English short stories / edited by Christopher Dolley.
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: London : Penguin,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0241952859 9780241952856 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 1967.
The Golden Age of the English short story lies from its first wide acceptance in the middle of the 19th century until the middle of the 20th. This book celebrates this period through some of the most widely known writers of the time. Introducing a beautifully-designed collection of sixteen short stories from some of the best English writers over two hundred years of our history.The Penguin Book of English Short Stories celebrates the shorter format through some of the most widely known writers of all time. Though many are known for their novels, they provide a mesmerizing, multi-faceted portrait of a country and its people. Some stories are classics, such as James Joyce's The Dead; others - like Mr Loveday's Little Outing by Evelyn Waugh - are relatively unknown and a joy to discover.Covering a wide range of genres and writers, each of these concise, evocative, subtle and satisfying stories is a little jewel, providing a small window into another world.Featuring short stories from c
318 p. ; 20 cm.