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The Pier Falls

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The Pier Falls

Mark Haddon

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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Includes stories wherein, an expedition to Mars goes terribly wrong; a seaside pier collapses; a thirty-stone man is confined... [more]

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Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories

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Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories

Andrea Camilleri

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Short stories; Fiction in translation

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This brilliant collection of short stories, personally chosen by Andrea Camilleri, follows Inspector Montalbano from his very... [more]

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Best American Mystery Stories 2013

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Best American Mystery Stories 2013

Lisa Scottoline

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Short stories

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A collection of the best mystery writing published in 2012 culled from a variety of sources. [more]

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Multitudes

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Multitudes

Lucy Caldwell

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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From Belfast to London and back again, this collection of ten stories explore the many facets of growing up - the pain and... [more]

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Gods and Angels

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Gods and Angels

David Park

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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A seventeen-year-old boy visits his estranged mother on Boxing Day in a grey seaside town; a University lecturer falls in... [more]

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A Few Days in the Country: And Other Stories

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A Few Days in the Country: And Other Stories

Elizabeth Harrower

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Advocate - Australian Fiction

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Internationally acclaimed for her five brilliant novels, Elizabeth Harrower is also the author of a small body of short fiction.... [more]

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Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories

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Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories

China Mieville

Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

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A highly anticipated collection of short fiction listed in the Guardian's 'Essential Literary Calendar' for 2015 from one... [more]

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Fine

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Fine

Michelle Wright

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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The dazzlingly accomplished stories in this collection range from a vivid moment of a young girl counting the 'water hours',... [more]

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A Chinese Affair

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A Chinese Affair

Isabelle Li

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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Sixteen exquisite stories exploring recent Chinese migration to Australia and elsewhere. Some are explicitly connected, through... [more]

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Merciless Gods

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Merciless Gods

Christos Tsiolkas

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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'One of the most significant contemporary storytellers at work today' Colm Toibin A collection of urgent, thrilling and... [more]

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Vertigo

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Vertigo

Joanna Walsh

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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This is a woman as a mother, daughter, wife, spectator, lover, mistress. She shifts between roles, countries, and languages.... [more]

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Black Tide Rising

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Black Tide Rising

Gary Poole

Anthologies (non-poetry); Science fiction; Short stories

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A collection of all-original stories set in theBlack Tide Risingseries of novelscreated by multiple New York Times best-selling... [more]

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Fly Away Home: Stories

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Fly Away Home: Stories

Marina Warner

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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A long-awaited new collection of Marina Warner's short stories. Like her award-winning novels, Marina Warner's stories conjure... [more]

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Desert Writing: Stories From Country

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Desert Writing: Stories From Country

Terri-ann White

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Short stories

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In September 2013 just before the weather turned even more intense a group of intrepid writers made their way to three... [more]

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The Grownup

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The Grownup

Gillian Flynn

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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The Edgar-winning short story from the author of GONE GIRL. The perfect stocking filler for Flynn fans. [more]

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Short Stories in German: New Penguin Parallel Text

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Short Stories in German: New Penguin Parallel Text

Ernst Zillekens

Language readers; Short stories; Languages & ESL

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This volume of eight short stories offers students of German at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary... [more]

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French Short Stories: Nouvelles Francaises

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French Short Stories: Nouvelles Francaises

Pamela Lyon

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Languages & ESL

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A collection of eight short stories, which help students gain deeper insights into French literature and life. [more]

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Galactic Games

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Galactic Games

Bryan Thomas Schmidt

Anthologies (non-poetry); Adventure; Science fiction; Short stories

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The Olympic Games pushing skills, minds, brains and bodies to their limits in the ultimate competition on Earth. But once... [more]

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The Storyteller: Tales Out of Loneliness

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The Storyteller: Tales Out of Loneliness

Walter Benjamin

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

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A beautiful collection of the legendary thinker's short stories [more]

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Portable Curiosities: Stories

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Portable Curiosities: Stories

Julie Koh

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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A young girl sees ghosts from her third eye, located where her belly button should be. A one-dimensional yellow man steps... [more]

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Blind Water Pass: A John Murray Original

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Blind Water Pass: A John Murray Original

Anna Metcalfe

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

A debut collection of stories from a young, hotly-tipped British writer [more]

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The Betrothed

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The Betrothed

Alessandro Manzoni

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

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Two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself.... [more]

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Metamorphosis

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Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

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A collection of translations that brings together the small proportion of the author's works that he himself thought worthy... [more]

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The Cold Embrace: Weird Stories by Women

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The Cold Embrace: Weird Stories by Women

S. T. Joshi

Horror & ghost stories; Short stories

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Nineteen short stories cover nearly a century of speculative fiction by women authors, including Mary Shelley, Edith Wharton,... [more]

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Cthulhu's Daughters

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Cthulhu's Daughters

Gemma Files, Angela Slatter, Molly Tanzer

Horror & ghost stories; Fantasy; Short stories

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They emerge from the shadows, to claim the night... Women from around the world delve into Lovecraftian depths, penning and... [more]

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