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That glimpse Of truth : the 100 finest short stories ever written

Author: David Miller
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profound, lyrical, shocking, wise: the short story is capable of almost anything. This collection of 100 of the finest stories ever written ranges from the essential to the unexpected, the traditional to the surreal. Wide in scope, both beautiful and vast, this is the perfect companion for any fiction lover. Here are childhood favourites and neglected masters, twenty-first century wits and national treasures, Man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Miller
ISBN: 9781784080037 1784080039
OCLC Number: 884744496
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Welcome Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; The Book of Jonah; The Deceitful Marriage; The Children of Hameln; The Tell-Tale Heart; The Nose; The Signal-Man; A Simple Heart; Desiree's Baby; The Horla; The Lagoon; Fleet-Footed Hester; A Scandal in Bohemia; A Lecture Tour; Cree Queery and Mysy Drolly; The Lady With the Dog; The Cop and the Anthem; The Other Two; "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad"; Mary Postgate; The Loaded Dog; A Cold Autumn; Sredni Vashtar; Consequences; The Three Horsemen; Mr Know-all; A Little Ramble; Lord Emsworth and the Girl Friend; Forgotten Dreams. Solid ObjectsEveline; A Hunger Artist; The Ring; The Rocking-Horse Winner; A Married Man's Story; The Fall of the Idol; My First Fee; The Secret Life of Walter Mitty; Babylon Revisited; Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote; Sunday Afternoon; How to Write a Short Story; A Family Man; Gimpel the Fool; Guests of the Nation; Ping; Love; Petrified Man; The Swimmer; The Blush; In Dreams Begin Responsibilities; Raspberry Jam; The Last Mohican; Parson's Pleasure; The Red-Haired Girl; The Lottery; The Executor; The Smallest Woman in the World; The Wedding Ring; A Good Man is Hard to Find; Palm Court. Live BaitThe Pagan Rabbi; Broken Homes; Dream Cargoes; The Children Stay; Under the Rose; The Wine Breath; ToyFolk; Private Tuition By Mr Bose; Entropy; Errand; The Dying Room; Lizzie's Tiger; At The Beach; Report on the Shadow Industry; The Teacher's Story; Radio Gannet; Marriage Lines; Butterflies; Emergency; Let Me Count the Times; Cun; Unseen Translation; D'accord, Baby; The Tangling Point; The Cold Outside; Summer of '38; Two Boys; Boner McPharlin's Moll; The Wavemaker Falters; A Real Doll; The Toymaker and his Wife; Marching Songs; Mixed Breeding; Beauty's Sister; Nothing Visible. The DeepThe Thing Around Your Neck; The Index; About this Book; About the Editor; An Invitation from the Publisher; Copyright; Extended Copyright.
Responsibility: edited by David Miller.

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