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The Penguin book of the British short storyII,: From P.G. Wodehouse to Zadie Smith

By: Hensher, Philip(Edited by)

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Part of the The Penguin Book of the British Short Story series
0141396016 / 9780141396019
Hardback
823.0108
05/11/2015
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England
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24 cm 800 pages
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TELEGRAPH, INDEPENDENT, FINANCIAL TIMES AND OBSERVER BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2015Hilarious, exuberant, subtle, tender, brutal, spectacular, and above all unexpected: these two extraordinary volumes contain the limitless possibilities of the British short story. This is the first anthology capacious enough to celebrate the full diversity and energy of its writers, subjects and tones.

The most famous authors are here, and many others, including some magnificent stories never republished since their first appearance in magazines and periodicals.

The Penguin Book of the British Short Story has a permanent authority, and will be reached for year in and year out. This volume takes the story from the 1920s to the present day. Edited and with an introduction by Philip Hensher, the award-winning novelist, critic and journalist.

BIC:

FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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