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  • Published: 14 November 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141396002
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 768
  • RRP: $29.99

The Penguin Book of the British Short Story: 2

From P.G. Wodehouse to Zadie Smith




An extraordinarily ambitious, surprising and enjoyable book, the first of two volumes, celebrating the British short story

This is the first anthology capacious enough to celebrate the full diversity and energy of its writers, subjects and tones. The most famous authors are here, and many others, including some magnificent stories never republished since their first appearance in magazines and periodicals. The Penguin Book of the British Short Story has a permanent authority, and will be reached for year in and year out.This volume takes the story from its origins with Defoe, Swift and Fielding to the 'golden age' of the fin de siècle and Edwardian period.

  • Published: 14 November 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141396002
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 768
  • RRP: $29.99

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