Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories

Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories EPUB

Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories
An NYRB Classics OriginalSilvina Ocampo is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century�s great masters of the short story. Italo Calvino once said about her, �I don�t know another writer who better captures the magic inside everyday rituals, the forbidden or hidden face that our mirrors don�t show us.� Thus Were Their Faces collects a wide range of Ocampo�s best short fiction

Tear Tracks EPUB

Tear Tracks
Flur traveled across the stars to make first contact with the Cyclopes, hoping to forge a peace treaty between humanity and the first sentient aliens theyve discovered. Shes undergone careful training and study to prepare for this moment. But what if her approach is too human?

The Best American Short Stories 2001(The Best American Short Stories) EPUB

The Best American Short Stories 2001(The Best American Short Stories)
This year�s Best American Short Stories is edited by the critically acclaimed and best-selling author Barbara Kingsolver, whose latest book is Prodigal Summer. Kingsolver�s selections for The Best American Short Stories 2001 showcase a wide variety of new voices and masters, such as Alice Munro, Rick Moody, Dorothy West, and John Updike. �Reading these stories was both a d

My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales(New Fairy Tales) EPUB

My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales(New Fairy Tales)
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Impossible Stories EPUB

Impossible Stories
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Thirteen Stories and Thirteen Epitaphs EPUB

Thirteen Stories and Thirteen Epitaphs
This stunning new collection of stories confirms William T. Vollmanns growing reputation as the American writer whose books tower over the work of his contemporaries by virtue of their enormous range, huge ambition, stylistic daring, wide learning, audacious innovation, and sardonic wit (Washington Post Book World). All these qualities are in evidence in this collection

Trailerpark EPUB

Trailerpark
Dans ce roman en douze caravanes et treize episodes, le grand reve americain semble en avoir pris un coup dans laile. Russel Banks porte ici sur une Amerique populaire le regard a la fois tendre et caustique dun amateur consomme de la tragi-comedie humaine : la dame du n�11 eleve des cochons dInde en cachette tandis que la jeune fille du 7 telephone a Dieu. Loccupant d

The Redemption of Galen Pike EPUB

The Redemption of Galen Pike
Like Chekhovs great stories, Davies . . . reward re-reading not by resolving the core mystery, but by revealing layers of meaning and complexity. �Ladette Randolph, PloughsharesFrom remote Australian settlements to the snows of Siberia, from Colorado to Cumbria, restless teenagers, middle-aged civil servants, and Quaker spinsters traverse expanses of solitude to revea

All Over Ireland: New Irish Short Stories EPUB

All Over Ireland: New Irish Short Stories
All Over Ireland, edited by Deirdre Madden (Molly Foxs Birthday, Time Present and Time Past), continues the tradition of featuring the work of both new and established writers, including Colm Toibin, Mary Morrissy and Eoin McNamee. These diverse and accomplished stories, by turns dazzling, thoughtful and startling, bring new ideas and energy to the form and richly enhance

Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions EPUB

Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions
In Jerusalem�s Old City a young priest and a dominatrix converse in the dying light; on Oregons windswept coast a fragile woman discovers a body washed up on the beach after a storm; and in Postwar Japan a young protege watches his master�s corpse burn, with bitter thoughts blazing in his mind.Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions collects thirteen eclec

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