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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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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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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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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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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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The Best Australian Stories 2015

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The Best Australian Stories 2015

Amanda Lohrey

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

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Novelist Amanda Lohrey, author of this year's much celebrated A Short History of Richard Kline, returns for a second year... [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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The Best American Mystery Stories 2013

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The 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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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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Italian Short Stories 1 (Penguin Parallel Text)

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Italian Short Stories 1 (Penguin Parallel Text)

Raleigh Trevelyan

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

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A collection of eight stories which have been selected as being representative of contemporary Italian writing. [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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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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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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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Ten

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Ten

Jonathan Strahan

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

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The best of the year's Science Fiction and Fantasy stories as selected by the multiple award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan... [more]

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A Vintage from Atlantis: The Collected Fantasies, Volume 3

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A Vintage from Atlantis: The Collected Fantasies, Volume 3

Clark Ashton Smith

Anthologies (non-poetry); Horror & ghost stories; Science fiction; Fantasy; Short stories

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None strikes the note of cosmic horror as well as Clark Ashton Smith. In sheer daemonic strangeness and fertility of conception,... [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 Boy Who Could See Death

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The Boy Who Could See Death

Salley Vickers

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

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A charming spinster with kleptomaniac tendencies, a wealthy engineer in love with his wife's cleaning lady, a middle-aged... [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

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

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Barefoot Dogs: Stories

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Barefoot Dogs: Stories

Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

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

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A debut collection of linked stories that follow the members of a wealthy Mexican family forced into exile--to Madrid, New... [more]

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Far Thoughts and Pale Gods: The Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear Volume Two

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Far Thoughts and Pale Gods: The Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear Volume...

Greg Bear

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

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6 dazzling stories, freshly revised for this volume, plus new introductions, commentary, and reminiscences from the Hugo and... [more]

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Beyond the Farthest Suns: The Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear Volume Three

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Beyond the Farthest Suns: The Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear Volume...

Greg Bear

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

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7 remarkable stories, newly revised for this collection, showcase the award-winning talents of one of the 21st century's finest... [more]

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Just Over the Horizon: The Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear Volume One

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Just Over the Horizon: The Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear Volume One...

Greg Bear

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

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This collection of newly revised stories and rare screenplay by Greg Bear combines his intense concern with the human condition... [more]

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Street Magicks

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Street Magicks

Paula Guran

Fantasy; Short stories

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Streets are more than thoroughfares. Cobblestone or concrete, state of mind or situation-streets are catalysts for culture;... [more]

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