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The Oxford book of English short stories

Author: A S Byatt
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats

The 37 stories featured here are selected from the 19th and 20th centuries. They range from Dickens and Hardy to J.G. Ballard and Angela Carter, though many draw from the richness of earlier works.  Read more...


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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A S Byatt
ISBN: 019280376X 9780192803764
OCLC Number: 59499636
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: 480 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction; The Sacristan of St Botolph; The Haunted House; Relics of General Chasse, A Tale of Antwerp; A Mere Interlude; Little Brother; Two Doctors; Behind the Shade; Wireless; Under the Knife; A White Night; The Toys of Peace; The Tremendous Adventures of Major Brown; Some Talk of Alexander; The Reverent Wooing of Archibald; Solid Objects; The Man who Loved Islands; A Tragedy in Green; A Widow's Quilt; Nuns at Luncheon; Landlord of the Crystal Fountain; On the Edge of the Cliff; A Dream of Winter; An Englishman's Home; The Destructors; The Waterfall; The Troll; The Blush; At Hiruharama; My Flannel Knickers; Enoch's Two Letters; Dream Cargoes; Telephone; My Story; The Kiss; The Beauty of the Dawn Shift; Solid Geometry; Dead Languages
Other Titles: English short stories.
Responsibility: edited by A.S. Byatt.


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