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Sugar Bush and Other Stories by Jenn Farrell

Published 16 September 2014

Adult



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I Wish I'd Said That! by Bill Weaver

Published 16 June 2006

Adult


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The Narrative Modes by Helmut Bonheim

Published 9 June 1982

Adult

Focusing on the mechanisms of the short story and the way in which writers employ narrative devices, this work presents a four-point model for examining novels and short stories.





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Their Last Fish by Don Hoiland

Published 28 July 2020

Adult


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The Collected Tales by Nikolai Gogol

Published 7 October 2008

Adult

Collected here are Gogol’s finest tales—stories that combine the wide-eyed, credulous imagination of the peasant with the sardonic social criticism of the city dweller—allowing readers to experience anew the unmistakable genius of a writer who paved the way for Dostoevsky and Kafka. All of Gogol’s most memorable creations are here: the minor official who misplaces his nose, the downtrodden clerk whose life is changed by the acquisition of a splendid new overcoat, the wily madman who becomes conv...


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Rintscher Vertall VI by Bernd-Jurgen Henk

Published 9 January 2018

Adult


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Cuentos Imprescindibles by Anton Chejov

Published 1 June 2005

Adult




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Antique Dust by Robert Westall

Published 27 April 1989

Adult


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Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles. In his masterful story 'A River in Egypt', David Means paints a portrait of a moment. Cavanaugh and his young son are suspended; trapped in what a nurse calls 'the sweat chamber', where the boy will be tested for cystic fibrosis. Cavanaugh has brought distractions - spasmodic action figures, malformed toy trucks - but they do little to alter the frustration...


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At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

Published 3 February 2016

Adult

The sweeping and compelling new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring. `Dark, brutal, moving, powerful' Jane Harris `A wonderful book; rich, evocative, original. I loved it' Joanne Harris What happens when you can't run any further from your past? Ohio, 1838. James and Sadie Goodenough have settled in the Black Swamp, planting apple trees to claim the land as t...


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Don't Tell Anyone by Busch Frederick

Published 1 December 2003

Adult


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Here are five vivid tales of the frontier by consummate storyteller Will Henry, whose stories "pull the reader feet-first into worlds that have vanished, except from the pages of books" (Santa Fe Reporter). Among them is "Wolf-Eye", in which Arizona Territory rancher Jim Lewis buys a German Shepherd puppy whose owner was destroying him. The dog, a throwback to the wolf strain, learns to shepherd cattle with uncanny intelligence. And "Ghost Wolf of Thunder Mountain" is a different kind of story a...