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A widely admired master of the short story, Mavis Gallant was a Canadian-born writer who lived in France and died in 2014 at the age of ninety-one. Her more than one hundred stories, most published in The New Yorker over five decades beginning in 1951 have influenced generations of writers and earned her comparisons to Anton Chekhov, Henry James, and George Eliot. She has been hailed by Michael Ondaatje as "one of the great story writers of our time."


Mavis Gallant Collected Stories Mavis Gallant

A collection of fifty-two stories selected from across her prolific career by the author, is preceded by a preface in which she discusses the sources of her art.

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