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Pale horse, pale rider : the selected short stories

By: Porter, Katherine Anne Churchwell, Sarah(Introduction by)

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Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
0141195312 / 9780141195315
Paperback
813.52
03/11/2011
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England
General
20 cm xiv, 362 p.
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From the gothic Old South to revolutionary Mexico, few writers have evoked such a multitude of worlds, both exterior and interior, as powerfully as Katherine Anne Porter.

This collection gathers together the best of her Pulitzer Prize-winning short fiction, including 'Pale Horse, Pale Rider', where a young woman lies in a fever during the influenza epidemic, her childhood memories mingling with fears for her fiance on his way to war, and 'Noon Wine', a haunting story of tragedy and scandal on a small dairy farm in Texas.

In all of the compelling stories collected here, harsh and tragic truths are expressed in prose both brilliant and precise.

BIC:

FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FYB Short stories

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