The Complete Short Stories and Selected Drawings

The Complete Short Stories and Selected Drawings

The greatest English comic novelist of the twentieth century produced a considerable body of shorter fiction, characteristically brilliant and with savage wit.

Author: Evelyn Waugh

Publisher: Everyman's Library

ISBN: STANFORD:36105029095127

Category: England

Page: 595

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The greatest English comic novelist of the twentieth century produced a considerable body of shorter fiction, characteristically brilliant and with savage wit.
Categories: England

Miss Marple

Miss Marple

All twenty of the short stories featuring Miss Jane Marple are collected in this work.

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: G K Hall & Company

ISBN: 0816141282

Category: Fiction

Page: 436

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This collection of twenty stories features Miss Jane Marple, the famous amateur sleuth who bases her solutions to crimes on past experiences and on an insistence that human nature is the same everywhere
Categories: Fiction

The Complete Short Stories of H G Wells

The Complete Short Stories of H G  Wells

This volume contains all 84 of his short stories.

Author: Herbert George Wells

Publisher: A & C Black

ISBN: 0713629711

Category: Short stories, English

Page: 1038

View: 561

H.G. Wells was a founding father of modern science fiction, but it was in his short stories, written when he was a young man embarking on a literary career, that he first explored the enormous potential of the scientific dicoveries of his day. This volume contains all 84 of his short stories.
Categories: Short stories, English

The Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield

The Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield

This collection allows the reader to become familiar with the complete range of Mansfield's work from the early, satirical stories set in Bavaria, through the luminous recollections of her childhood in New Zealand, and through the mature, ...

Author: Katherine Mansfield

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 1840222654

Category: Fiction

Page: 663

View: 684

This collection allows the reader to become familiar with the complete range of Mansfield's work from the early, satirical stories set in Bavaria, through the luminous recollections of her childhood in New Zealand, and through the mature, deeply felt stories of her last years.
Categories: Fiction

Collected Short Stories Volume 3

Collected Short Stories  Volume 3

This third volume of Maugham’s stories, introduced and selected by the author himself, contains the celebrated series about Ashenden, a secret service agent in WWI.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0140185917

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 395

This third volume of Maugham’s stories, introduced and selected by the author himself, contains the celebrated series about Ashenden, a secret service agent in WWI. Based on Maugham’s own experiences with the British Intelligence service in Switzerland, the stories are vignettes in which he dramatizes both the romance and absurdity of espionage as well as its ruthlessness and brutality. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Categories: Fiction

The Collected Stories Of Jack London LP

The Collected Stories Of Jack London LP

The stories in this collection show the wide range of Jack London's storytelling talents, and they continue to thrill readers today just as they have for generations.

Author: Jack London

Publisher: Harper

ISBN: 0060955732

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 233

One of the greatest storytellers of our time, Jack London wrote prolifically. His tales of adventure vividly capture the struggle to survive against the forces of nature by both men and animals, and often their retreat to a primitive state in the face of death. While these tales brought him the most fame, London also wrote stories that showed his insight into the lives of people who worked at sea, and they areas wonderful as any of his work. The stories in this collection show the wide range of Jack London's storytelling talents, and they continue to thrill readers today just as they have for generations.
Categories: Fiction

Complete Short Stories Guy De Maupassant

Complete Short Stories Guy De Maupassant

This book is a collection of the complete works of short stories of Guy De Maupassant.

Author: Guy De Maupassant

Publisher:

ISBN: 8171674313

Category:

Page: 1024

View: 101

This book is a collection of the complete works of short stories of Guy De Maupassant.
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No Middle Name

No Middle Name

"A collection of ... Jack Reacher stories-- one never-before-seen novella, plus eleven others collected for the first time in print --each with original introductions from the ... author"--

Author: Lee Child

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780399593574

Category: FICTION

Page: 418

View: 753

"A collection of ... Jack Reacher stories-- one never-before-seen novella, plus eleven others collected for the first time in print --each with original introductions from the ... author"--
Categories: FICTION

Complete Short Stories

Complete Short Stories

Author: Robert Graves

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015034929193

Category: English fiction - Short stories

Page: 331

View: 802

Categories: English fiction - Short stories

Collected Short Stories Volume 4

Collected Short Stories  Volume 4

This final classic collection reveals Somerset Maugham’s unique talent for exposing and exploring the bitter realities of human relationships in tales of love, infidelity, passion and prejudice.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780140185928

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 751

This final classic collection reveals Somerset Maugham’s unique talent for exposing and exploring the bitter realities of human relationships in tales of love, infidelity, passion and prejudice. The stories range from “The Lotus Eater” where a man envisions a life of bliss in the Mediterranean, to the astringent tales of “The Outstation” and “The Back of Beyond” in Malaya and South East Asia. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Categories: Fiction