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The Cyberiad
The Cyberiad Stanislaw Lem
In these fantastical short stories, Stanislaw Lem rewrites the laws of reality, space and language itself to take us on an anarchic and darkly comic journey through a newly imagined universe.
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The Collected Stories Of Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Collected Stories Of Isaac Bashevis Singer Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashivis Singer's work explores humanity in all of its guises. This collection of forty-seven short stories, selected by Singer himself from across the whole of his career, brings together the best of his writing.
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Complete Stories
Complete Stories Clarice Lispector
This collection, gathering all her stories together for the first time in English, shows us abandonments and dependencies, animals too deeply loved and then eaten, the smallest woman in the world, moments of madness and passions that have the ferocity of a fork plunged into a good friend's neck.
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The Collected Stories Of Rumpole
The Collected Stories Of Rumpole John Mortimer
These collected stories, in Penguin Modern Classics for the first time, are a definitive introduction to one of the wisest and wittiest characters in British comic writing and a reminder of what justice should really be about.
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Dubliners
Dubliners James Joyce
A collection of fifteen stories, evoking the voices and lives that teem in Joyce's vision of his native city
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My Mother, Madame Edwarda, The Dead Man
My Mother, Madame Edwarda, The Dead Man George Bataille
In these three works of erotic prose Georges Bataille fuses sex and spirituality in a highly personal and philosophical vision of the self. This volume also contains Bataille's own introductions to his texts as well as essays by Yukio Mishima.
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Let Me Tell You
Let Me Tell You Shirley Jackson
From the peerless author of The Lottery and We Have Always Lived in the Castle, this is a treasure trove of deliciously dark and funny stories, essays, lectures, letters and drawings.
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The Penguin Book Of The British Short Story
The Penguin Book Of The British Short Story Various
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 siècleand Edwardian period.
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Dark Tales
Dark Tales Shirley Jackson
Step into the unsettling world of Shirley Jackson this autumn with a collection of her finest, darkest short stories.
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The Burrow And Other Stories
The Burrow And Other Stories Franz Kafka
A superb new translation by Michael Hofmann of some of Kafka's most frightening, strange and visionary short fiction.
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Just an Ordinary Day PMC
Just an Ordinary Day PMC Shirley Jackson
A remarkable collection of dark, funny and haunting short stories from the inimitable author of 'The Lottery'.
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The Collected Short Stories: PMC
The Collected Short Stories: PMC Jean Rhys
New to Penguin Classics, the remarkable, devastating collected stories by the author of Wide Sargasso Sea.
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The Castle
The Castle Franz Kafka
Kafka's last great, unfinished novel - the book that hangs over the whole modern era like a nightmare.
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