This collection of modern women's short stories ranges from well-established writers such as Carson McCullers and Katherine Mansfield who provide stories of childhood, while contemporary talents such as Helen Dunmore and E. Annie Proulx give rare glimpses into distant worlds.
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`Satisfyingly wide-ranging, evidence that women are our remembrancers ... in remarkable feats of story-telling' - The Times; `The writers in this collection, as really good writers do, defy allattempts to categorise them' - Fay Weldon in the Mail on Sunday; `Susan Hill's Contemporary Women's Short Stories is full of competent, even graceful, fictions' - The Times Literary SupplementAbout the Author:
Susan Hill's novels include in the Springtime of the Year and Air and Angels. She has written three volumes of short stories, The Albatross and Other Stories, A Bit of Singing and Dancing and Listening to the Orchestra. Her two companion anthologies, The Penguin Book of Modern Women's Short Stories and The Penguin Book of Women's Short Stories were published in 1991 and 1995 respectively.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140247424