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Public Library and Other Stories

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Public Library and Other Stories

Ali Smith

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

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Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we've read over our lives - our own personal libraries - make of us? What... [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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Inexperience: And Other Stories

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Inexperience: And Other Stories

Anthony Macris

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

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

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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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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 Bed Moved: A John Murray Original

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The Bed Moved: A John Murray Original

Rebecca Schiff

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

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The audacious debut of a writer of razor-sharp wit and surprising tenderness [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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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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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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Here Where We Live

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Here Where We Live

Cassie Flanagan Willanski

Fiction & Literature; Short stories

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Brave and beautifully written, the stories that make up this book chart the relationships white Australians have with the... [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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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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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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Nouvelles: short stories

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Nouvelles: short stories

Oscar Wilde

Short stories; Languages & ESL

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Best Short Stories: A Dual-Language Book

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Best Short Stories: A Dual-Language Book

Guy de Maupassant

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Languages & ESL

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Seven masterly tales: La Parure, Mademoiselle Fifi, La Maison Tellier, La Ficelle, Miss Harriet, Boule de Suif,... [more]

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German Short Stories 2: Deutsche Kurzgeschichten (Parallel Text)

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German Short Stories 2: Deutsche Kurzgeschichten (Parallel Text)

David Constantine

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

Paperback

Includes eight stories which offer a varied and representative collection of twentieth century German authors from a range... [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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German Short Stories 1: Deutsche Kurzgeschichten (Parallel Text)

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German Short Stories 1: Deutsche Kurzgeschichten (Parallel Text)

Richard Newnham

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

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A collection of stories, which represent the diversity of the time and include satires, explorations of private obsessions... [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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A Natural History of Hell: Stories

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A Natural History of Hell: Stories

Jeffrey Ford

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

Paperback

A book of fantastic stories about the hell on earth that is living. [more]

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The Big Book of Science Fiction

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The Big Book of Science Fiction

Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer

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

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What if life was neverending? What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology? What if the pope were a robot?... [more]

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The Best of Bova: Volume 2

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The Best of Bova: Volume 2

Dr Ben Bova

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

Paperback

Selected stories from Bova's amazing career at the center of science fiction and space advocacy. He is the creator of the... [more]

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