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Short stories

Paperback. Series: Modern Library. Num Pages: 384 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 204 x 133 x 23. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Random House USA Inc United States
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Modern Library Pbk. Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812971187
ISBN
9780812971187

€ 21.99
€ 17.35

Paperback. Editor(s): Jack, Ian. Series: Granta: The Magazine of New Writing. Num Pages: 344 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 147. Weight in Grams: 449.
Publisher
Granta Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
344
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
No Earlier Edition Stated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780903141017
ISBN
9780903141017

€ 16.99
€ 12.62

Paperback. A man bets all he has on a horserace to pay for an expensive operation for his dog. A young refugee wants to box her way to the top of the sport. Old friends talk all night. She imagines their future together. Short stories about people who have lost out and about their hopes. Meyer strikes the tone of our times, and finds the grace notes. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FA; FYB; FYT. Dimension: 210 x 142 x 21. Weight: 334. Translator(s): Derbyshire, Katy.
Publisher
And Other Stories
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908276018
ISBN
9781908276018

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Audio CD. A collection of Agatha Christie's stories of the macabre and the occult, where a message from beyond the grave unmasks an insane killer, and a nun has the power to cause a landslide. Read by the prince of darkness, Christopher Lee. BIC Classification: FF; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 126 x 142 x 24. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Format
CD
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007212613
ISBN
9780007212613

€ 21.99
€ 13.69

Paperback. Includes a collection spans many genres, offering ingenious alternative histories, mystery and horror, satirical reflections and a devilishly funny attacks. In this book, the stories reveal the scope of his imagination and the warmth beneath his acerbic humour, and they all share the unmistakable style and wit of one of Britain's writers. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 528 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 134 x 25. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141195292
ISBN
9780141195292

€ 16.99
€ 13.81

Mass Market Paperback. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FK; FYB. Category: (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 108 x 174 x 17. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Signet
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780451530318
ISBN
9780451530318

€ 7.25

Paperback. Contains four stories, written between 1900 and 1902. One of them reveals the differences between instinct and intelligence in a partnership vital to human survival; and the other contains 'land-stories' that explore the utter isolation of an East European emigrant in England and in the other, the plight of a woman. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 240.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141441955
ISBN
9780141441955

€ 11.99
€ 9.99

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 147 x 224 x 30. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408863756
ISBN
9781408863756

€ 21.99
€ 5.74

Paperback. Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) contains some of Fitzgerald's best short stories, including 'May Day' and 'The Diamond as Big as the Ritz', as well as 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', a tale of a man living his life backwards. In them Fitzgerald wryly chronicles the temper of the hedonistic 1920s, and displays his inventive versatility. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 15. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199599127
ISBN
9780199599127

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. A collection of short stories with such themes as dreams, labyrinths, mirrors, infinite libraries, the manipulations of chance, gaucho knife-fighters, transparent tigers and the elusive nature of identity itself. Translator(s): Hurley, Andrew. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 13. Weight in Grams: 170.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141183831
ISBN
9780141183831

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. An ex-circus strongman and Notting Hill rough-justice artist, meets his own personal holocaust and 'Einsteinian' destiny. There is maximum boredom and minimum love-making advised, while a new strain of schizophrenia overwhelms the young son of a 'father of the nuclear age'. This book offers a collection of stories that reveal a deep preoccupation. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 9. Weight in Grams: 100.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099768913
ISBN
9780099768913

€ 11.99
€ 9.99

Paperback. Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927) is one of Japan's foremost stylists - a modernist master whose short stories are marked by highly original imagery, cynicism, beauty and wild humour. This work features stories such as "Rashomon", "In a Bamboo Grove", "The Nose", "O-Gin", "Loyalty", "Death Register", "The Life of a Stupid Man" and "Spinning Gears". Translator(s): Rubin, Jay. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 147 x 22. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Penguin Classics Deluxe ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780143039846
ISBN
9780143039846

€ 16.99
€ 14.47

Hardcover. .
Publisher
Macmillan Collector's Library
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909621466
ISBN
9781909621466

€ 11.99
€ 11.54

Paperback. The Number One New York Times bestseller from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Interpreter of Maladies and The NamesakeWinner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 134 x 23. Weight in Grams: 240.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780747596592
ISBN
9780747596592

€ 10.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. Translator(s): Burnett, David. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 122 x 19. Weight in Grams: 176.
Publisher
Pushkin Collection
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782272397
ISBN
9781782272397

€ 15.99
€ 11.90

Hardcover. In these three sea stories, based on his own experience, the author invests his portraits of mundane steamers and their crews with epic qualities of fortitude and courage in the face of overwhelming natural odds. Num Pages: 305 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 211 x 27. Weight in Grams: 514.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Number of pages
305
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857150049
ISBN
9781857150049

€ 15.99
€ 12.25

Paperback. A vivid, astonishing new debut collection from a new international literary talent Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publisher
Bloomsbury
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408831144
ISBN
9781408831144

€ 9.19

Paperback. The first volume of Doris Lessing's 'Collected African Stories', and a classic work from the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Flamingo
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780586091135
ISBN
9780586091135

€ 16.99
€ 12.84

Hardcover. Series: Macmillan Collector's Library. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FFC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 93. .
Publisher
Macmillan Collector's Library
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
New Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909621794
ISBN
9781909621794

€ 10.02

Paperback. Explains how the author became a writer. This title also contains six stories, including "The Pension Grillparzer". Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 190.
Publisher
Black Swan
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552995733
ISBN
9780552995733

€ 13.99
€ 10.75

Paperback. Editor(s): Nayyar, Bobby. Num Pages: 164 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: FM; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 132 x 12. Weight in Grams: 268. 164 pages, Illustrations (some col.). Editor(s): Nayyar, Bobby. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FM; FYB. Dimension: 180 x 132 x 12. Weight: 268.
Publisher
GlassHouse Press
Number of pages
164
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907536663
ISBN
9781907536663

€ 13.99
€ 4.68

Paperback. A selection of short stories that opens up a world of wonder, love, cruelty and curious twists of fate, where nothing is as it seems. It includes stories such as: "The Fugitive", "Magic Paint", "Gladiators", "The Knall", and, "The Tranquil Star". Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141188911
ISBN
9780141188911

€ 14.99
€ 11.50

Paperback. Features characters from folklore, archetypal figures from Yoruba society, supernatural or magical happenings, acute human observation and often a moral point. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 146 x 8. Weight in Grams: 106.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571316885
ISBN
9780571316885

€ 13.99
€ 10.45

Paperback. This collection of stories covers perverse meetings, casual dates, and romantic encounters. The stories include the quirky complications inherent in entanglements which human beings engineer for themselves - entanglements that can be shocking, compulsive, and even completely disastrous. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 127 x 12. Weight in Grams: 154. 208 pages. This collection of stories covers perverse meetings, casual dates, and romantic encounters. The stories include the quirky complications inherent in entanglements which human beings engineer for themselves - entanglements that can be shocking, compulsive, and even completely disastrous. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FYB. Dimension: 196 x 127 x 12. Weight: 174.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841954271
ISBN
9781841954271

€ 13.99
€ 10.45