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  • Published: 27 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9780141986210
  • Imprint: Peng. Mod. Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $26.99

The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story




A spectacular treasury of the best British short stories published in the last twenty years.

We are living in a particularly rich period for British short stories. Despite the relative lack of places in which they can be published, the challenge the medium represents has attracted a host of remarkable, subversive, entertaining and innovative writers. Philip Hensher, following the success of his definitive Penguin Book of British Short Stories, has scoured a vast trove of material and chosen thirty great stories for this new volume of works written between 1997 and the present day.

  • Published: 27 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9780141986210
  • Imprint: Peng. Mod. Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $26.99

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