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The Big Book of Jack the Ripper

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The Big Book of Jack the Ripper

Otto Penzler

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; Short stories; Crime Chronicle - Historical Crime

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A new anthology from <em>Edgar Award</em>-winning editor Otto Penzler, centered around the historical enigma whose name has... [more]

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Dreams of Distant Shores

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Dreams of Distant Shores

Patricia A. McKillip

Fantasy; Short stories

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Featuring three brand-new stories and an original introduction by Peter S. Beagle, author of&nbsp;The Last Unicorn.Bestselling... [more]

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The Love of a Bad Man

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The Love of a Bad Man

Laura Elizabeth Woollett

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

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The Love of a Bad Man is a collection of short stories that imagine the lives of thirteen women, all of whom were the lovers,... [more]

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Stories from Other Places

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Stories from Other Places

Nicholas Shakespeare

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

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Presents stories that take us around the globe and into the intimate lives of the author's characters and the dilemmas and... [more]

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Their Brilliant Careers: The Fantastic Lives of Sixteen Extraordinary Australian Writers

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Their Brilliant Careers: The Fantastic Lives of Sixteen Extraordinary Australian...

Ryan O'Neill

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

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In Their Brilliant Careers, Ryan O'Neill has written a hilarious novel in the guise of sixteen biographies of (invented) Australian... [more]

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Michelle Wright

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

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'Michelle Wright's stories are beautifully drawn portals into complex, layered, sometimes painful worlds ...Every story surprised... [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

Paperback

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

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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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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

Paperback

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

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Selected Tales for Children and Young People

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Selected Tales for Children and Young People

Maria Edgeworth

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Children's literature studies: general; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Children's & Educational

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Maria Edgeworth was a pioneer of realist children's literature. This critical edition reveals the range of her writing for... [more]

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French Short Stories 2 (Penguin Parallel Text)

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French Short Stories 2 (Penguin Parallel Text)

Various Authors

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

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Containing eight stories by 20th century French writers, this work offers insights into French life and literature and are... [more]

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The Man Who Wouldn't Get Up and Other Stories

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The Man Who Wouldn't Get Up and Other Stories

David Lodge

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

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A collection of short stories, in which a nameless man, who has fallen out of love with life, refuses to get out of bed, with... [more]

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The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 29

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The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 29

Gardner Dozois

Science fiction; Short stories

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The very best of the year's science fiction short stories and novellas [more]

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Children of the New World

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Children of the New World

Alexander Weinstein

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

Paperback

Children of the New World introduces readers to a near future world of social media implants, memory manufacturers, dangerously... [more]

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Paris Street Tales

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Paris Street Tales

Helen Constantine

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation; Travel & holiday

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Paris Street Tales contains eighteen newly translated stories related to particular streets in Paris, and one newly written... [more]

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Letter to Pessoa

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Letter to Pessoa

Michelle Cahill

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

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&quot;Line by line, Cahill&acirc;??s writing is musical, assured: cumulatively, her seriousness is&nbsp;evident, her ambition... [more]

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The Near and the Far: New Stories from the Asia-Pacific Region

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The Near and the Far: New Stories from the Asia-Pacific Region

David Carlin, Francesca Rendle-Short

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

Paperback

From 22 of the best writers in the Asia-Pacific region comes a collection about finding connections where you least expect... [more]

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Mash Up: Stories Inspired by Famous First Lines

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Mash Up: Stories Inspired by Famous First Lines

John Scalzi, Tad Williams

Science fiction; Short stories

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Pride and Prejudice meets Macbeth by way of Moby Dick and a dollop of the speculative, in this hugely entertaining anthology... [more]

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The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight

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The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight

Ellen Datlow

Horror & ghost stories; Short stories

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For over three decades, Ellen Datlow has been at the center of horror. Bringing you the most frightening and terrifying stories,... [more]

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Sex and Death: Stories

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Sex and Death: Stories

Sarah Hall, Peter Hobbs

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

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Sex and death are two of the most powerful, exhilarating and terrifying forces that define and shape the human experience.... [more]

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After the Carnage

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After the Carnage

Tara June Winch

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

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A single mother resorts to extreme measures to protect her young son. A Nigerian student undertakes a United Nations internship... [more]

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Marrying off Mother and Other Stories

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Marrying off Mother and Other Stories

Gerald Durrell

Memoirs; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Travel & holiday

Paperback

From one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists [more]

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Shibboleth: And Other Stories

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Shibboleth: And Other Stories

Laurie Steed

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

Paperback

Now in its fifth year, the Competition attracts about 200 entries&nbsp;annually from around Australia and internationally,... [more]

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Inexperience: And Other Stories

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Inexperience: And Other Stories

Anthony Macris

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

Paperback

Can a relationship survive a long-anticipated but&nbsp;disappointing world trip? Will a small-shopkeeper cope&nbsp;when pitted... [more]

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Flying Home and Other Stories

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Flying Home and Other Stories

John Callahan, Ralph Ellison

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

This text features a collection of Ralph Ellison's short fiction, written between 1937 and 1954. The 13 pieces, six of which... [more]

$22.99

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