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The story : love, loss & the lives of women : 100 great short stories

Author: Victoria Hislop
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This ground-breaking anthology showcases the range, craft, intelligence and skill of women's short stories written throughout the centuries. Edited and with an introduction from the acclaimed and hugely popular Victoria Hislop, no household should be without a copy of THE STORY.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Hislop
ISBN: 9781781853603 1781853606
OCLC Number: 856868812
Description: 1 online resource (1635 pages)
Contents: Cover; Welcome Page; Contents; Introduction; LOVE; LOSS; THE LIVES OF WOMEN; LOVE; A Married Man's Story; A Telephone Call; A Man and Two Women; How I Finally Lost My Heart; Faithful Lovers; Master; The Man from Mars; The Bloody Chamber; 1944; The Lover; Rue de Lille; Words; Revenge; Choirmaster; Ilse's House; In the Shadow; The Watch Trick; Atlantic Crossing; My Son the Hero; The Artist; Kenny; Reach; Field Study; Love in the Marketplace; Mother Tongue; The Shared Patio; The Thing Around Your Neck; The Redemption of Galen Pike; The Heart of Denis Noble; The Lost Seed; The Turtle. Even Pretty Eyes Commit CrimesThe Gift; Millie and Bird; LOSS; The Canary; A Walk in the Woods; Sentiment; The Lottery; The Life You Save May Be Your Own; The Blush; A Visit; Obsessional; The First Year of My Life; Indignities; The Pill-Box; Miles City, Montana; Fragility; The Merry Widow; The I of It; The First Time; Inside Information; Desideratus; Agnes of Iowa; Curved is the Line of Beauty; Father, Father; Renaissance; After a Life; Sorry?; Up at a Villa; Plunder; Aunt Telephone; Vanitas; Gravel; The Eye; Before He Left the Family; Diving Belles; THE LIVES OF WOMEN; Consequences. A SocietyGenerous Pieces; The Waltz; Through the Tunnel; The Axe; Betty; A World of Her Own; Sale; Mischief; Change of Face; A Weight Problem; The Prescription; How Did I Get Away with Killing One of the Biggest Lawyers in the State? It Was Easy.; Corruption; A Real Doll; Yours Truly; (She Owns) Every Thing; Waiting Room (The First); Telegony I: Going into a Dark House; Fat People; G-String; Wesley: Blisters; Emerald City; The Snobs; Third Floor Rising; The Thing in the Forest; Good People; The Child; Story of My Life; The Man Across the River; Ahead of the Pack; To Brixton Beach. About this BookAlso by Victoria Hislop; About Victoria Hislop; An Invitation from the Publisher; Copyright; Extended Copyright.
Responsibility: chosen by Victoria Hislop.

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100 short stories written by women, selected and introduced by one of the nation's favourite novelists.  Read more...

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Witty, heartbreaking, shocking, satirical: the short story can excite or sadden, entice or repulse. The one thing it can never be is dull. Now Victoria Hislop, passionate ambassador for the art of Read more...

 
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