The Story: Love: Great Short Stories for Women by Women (Paperback)
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The Story: Love: Great Short Stories for Women by Women (Paperback)

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Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 19/06/2014
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'Love is, of course, a central preoccupation of literature...'

Victoria Hislop, bestselling author and champion of the short story, has chosen her favourite short stories by women writers. Here are prizewinners, famous wits, well-known feminists, national treasures and rising stars.

Love is represented in this volume in all its guises - romantic, maternal, happy and haunting.

CONTRIBUTORS: Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Parker, Doris Lessing, Margaret Drabble, Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood, Ellen Gilchrist, Alice Walker, Mavis Gallant, Carol Shields, Anne Enright, Elspeth Davie, Alison Lurie, Jennifer Egan, Jeanette Winterson, Claire Boylan, Maggie Gee, Colette Paul, Rachel Seiffert, Yiyun Li, Nadine Gordimer, Miranda July, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Carys Davies, Alison MacLeod, Emma Donoghue, Roshi Fernando, M. J. Hyland and Avril Joy.

Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 9781781856642
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm


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'[This] has given me more pleasure this year than almost all the rest of my reading put together.' Mariella Frostrup.
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'Beautiful ... glittering ... The scope is wide, rich and often unexpected ... it blows Bridget out of the water' Independent.
'A rich feast.' Nigella Lawson.

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