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Short stories

Paperback. The story of the title deals with a little boy named Larry and his feelings towards his father. When his father returns home from World War II, Larry is resentful and jealous of losing his mother's undivided attention, and finds himself in a constant struggle to win back her affections. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 284. 369pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141187877
ISBN
9780141187877

€ 12.99
€ 10.70

Paperback. A collection of ten stories of air battles in the sky; of the nightmare of being shot down; of the infectious madness of conflict; and of the nervy jollity of the Mess and Ops room. It conveys the reality of a wartime pilot's daily existence, where death is a constant companion and life is lived from one heartbeat to the next. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 10. Weight in Grams: 124.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141189659
ISBN
9780141189659

€ 10.99
€ 9.52

Paperback. Offers an exercise in the bizarre leaving you disoriented and on edge. From the first page, the author turns even fundamental truths upside-down, as his character Ambrose explains, "there have been those who have sounded the very depths of sin, who all their lives have never done an 'ill deed'" setting the stage for a tale entirely without logic. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 1 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 18. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780143105596
ISBN
9780143105596

€ 11.99
€ 10.10

Paperback. This collection is a companion to "Modern Short Stories One". The 15 short stories included are by writers from Africa, America, Australia, India, Ireland, Italy and Great Britain. The writers include Dino Buzzati, Dorothy Parker, Primo Levi, Maeve Binchy, Garrison Keillor and Peter Carey. Editor(s): Hunter, Jim. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; FA; FYB. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 178 x 113 x 16. Weight in Grams: 128. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0006264
ISBN
9780571169863

€ 17.95

Paperback. This collection is set against the background of places already familiar to Catherine Cookson's readers - the North-East, the South Coast and London, with a time-scale stretching from the 1920's to the modern day. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FT; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 108 x 15. Weight in Grams: 130. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0006349
ISBN
9780552145329

€ 17.95

Paperback. Intends to exemplify the variety of Italian writing of the twentieth century. This volume includes discussions of the words and dialect expressions in the Italian text. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 160. Testo in italiano e inglese. Text in Italian and English. Good clean copy. Showing light shelfwear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1972
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0022357
ISBN
9780140032536

€ 4.64

Paperback. Taking the Irish short story into the twenty-first century, a ground-breaking collection from the new generation of short story writers. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. . Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004457
ISBN
9781903650554

€ 4.64

Paperback. Editor(s): Haining, Peter. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 137 x 23. Weight in Grams: 412. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Souvenir Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004458
ISBN
9780285636590

€ 4.64

Paperback. A terrifying collection of short stories that showcase the macabre genius of Richard Laymon Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 114 x 28. Weight in Grams: 284. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Feature
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004789
ISBN
9780747264637

€ 4.64

Paperback. Editor(s): Hill, Susan. Num Pages: 368 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1979
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140431247
ISBN
9780140431247

€ 16.99
€ 13.85

Paperback. Dives into the private world of childhood and immerses us in its fears and longings. The joyous friendships and the bitter sibling battles, the parents that row and the boys that won't dance with you. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141015088
ISBN
9780141015088

€ 13.99
€ 11.38

Paperback. Suitable for those who enjoyed "The Story of Lucy Gault" and "Love and Summer", this title deals with themes of missed opportunities, the inevitability of change and the powerful but fragmentary quality of our memories. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 174.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Penguin London
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141032450
ISBN
9780141032450

€ 13.99
€ 11.38

Paperback. Janice and Nelson Angstrom, and several other survivors of the irreducible Rabbit, fitfully entertain his memory while pursuing their own happiness over the edge of the millennium, as a number of old strands come together in entirely unexpected ways. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 197 x 24. Weight in Grams: 256.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140298963
ISBN
9780140298963

€ 19.99
€ 15.50

Paperback. Includes the story of a man who suddenly finds flies more lovable than his girlfriend. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 172.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141040219
ISBN
9780141040219

€ 11.99
€ 10.55

Paperback. Here we encounter a blind piano tuner whose wonderful memories of his first wife are cruelly distorted by his second; a woman in a difficult marriage who must choose between her indignant husband and her closest friend; and two children, survivors of divorce, who mimic their parents' melodramas. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 158.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Penguin
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
9780140258349
ISBN
9780140258349

€ 11.99
€ 9.23

Paperback. From the young Pakistani immigrant who seeks some kind of permanence in a strange town to the Irish woman reluctantly returning to Dublin and discovering a city that refuses to acknowledge her long absence. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 128 x 15. Weight in Grams: 162. 214pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin London
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
9780141041773
ISBN
9780141041773

€ 11.99
€ 9.30

Paperback. A young video shop assistant exchanges the home comforts of one mother-figure for a fleeting encounter with another; a brother and sister find themselves at the bottom of a coal mine with a Japanese tourist; a Welsh stag on a debauched weekend in Dublin confesses an unimaginable truth; and more. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 226.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571317028
ISBN
9780571317028

€ 11.99
€ 8.66

Paperback. From the reign of the Tsars to the collapse of the Soviet Union and beyond, this short story has long occupied a central place in Russian culture. Included are pieces from many of the acknowledged masters of Russian literature alongside tales by long-suppressed figures. They offer a representation of an enduring form of Russian literature. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 306.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140448467
ISBN
9780140448467

€ 12.99
€ 10.29

Paperback. Paris Tales is a collection of stories by French or Francophone writers who have been inspired by specific locations in this capital city. The collection brings together writers from the mid-19th century to the present day, from Maupassant and Zola to Colette and Ravalec. Translator(s): Constantine, Helen. Series: City Tales. Num Pages: 256 pages, numerous halftones and 2 maps. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 126 x 64. Weight in Grams: 266. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006042
ISBN
9780192805744

€ 4.64

Paperback. Includes fourteen stories that range from the fantasy of Scheherazade to a dazzling example of chaos theory, depicting in exquisite prose the subtle but significant events that go to create everyday experience. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 12. Weight in Grams: 120. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006165
ISBN
9780140256932

€ 4.64