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The Oxford book of English short stories

Author: A S Byatt
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of less-known stories by well-known writers. In Thomas Hardy's A Mere Interlude, a bride on the eve of her wedding elopes with an old flame, while Graham Greene's The Destructors is on crime during the London Blitz.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A S Byatt
ISBN: 0192142380 9780192142382
OCLC Number: 37890513
Description: xxx, 439 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / A.S. Byatt --
The sacristan of St. Botolph / William Gilbert --
The haunted house / Charles Dickens --
Relics of General Chassé : a tale of Antwerp / Anthony Trollope --
A mere interlude / Thomas Hardy --
Little brother / Mary Mann --
Two doctors / M.R. James --
Behind the shade / Arthur Morrison --
'Wireless' / Rudyard Kipling --
Under the knife / H.G. Wells --
A white night / Charlotte Mew --
The toys of peace / Saki --
The tremendous adventures of Major Brown / G.K. Chesterton --
Some talk of Alexander / A.E. Coppard --
The reverent wooing of Archibald / P.G. Wodehouse --
Solid objects / Virginia Woolf --
The man who loved islands / D.H. Lawrence --
A tragedy in green / Ronald Firbank --
A widow's quilt / Sylvia Townsend Warner --
Nuns at luncheon / Aldous Huxley --
Landlord of the crystal fountain / Malachi Whitaker --
On the edge of the cliff / V.S. Prichett --
A dream of winter / Rosamund Lehmann --
An Englishman's home / Evelyn Waugh --
The destructors / Graham Greene --
The waterfall / H.E. Bates --
The troll / T.H. White --
The blush / Elizabeth Taylor --
At Hiruharama / Penelope Fitzgerald --
My flannel knickers / Leonora Carrington --
Enoch's two letters / Alan Sillitoe --
Dream cargoes / J.G. Ballard --
Telephone / John Fuller --
My story / John Fuller --
The kiss / Angela Carter --
The beauty of the dawn shift / Rose Tremain --
Solid geometry / Ian McEwan --
Dead languages / Philip Hensher.
Responsibility: edited by A.S. Byatt.
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A collection of less-known stories by well-known writers. In Thomas Hardy's A Mere Interlude, a bride on the eve of her wedding elopes with an old flame, while Graham Greene's The Destructors is on crime during the London Blitz.

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