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75 Short Masterpieces - by Roger Goodman (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 304

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Anthologies (multiple authors)

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Bantam

Author: Roger Goodman

Language: English

Street Date: December 1, 1996
TCIN: 79334198
UPC: 9780553251418
Item Number (DPCI): 247-30-8920


The seventy-five short masterpieces of fiction in this volume represent the finest accomplishments in a difficult and special art form. Each creates a microcosm in which the very compactness of the story gives it power and emotional impact much more dramatic than could have been achieved in a longer or more explicit work.

Proof Positive by Graham Greene in spine-chilling, Leo Tolstoy's The Three Hermits has a beauty which is moving and spiritual, John Collier's The Chaser is shocking and hilarious. Selected from the literature of the world, and including writers from Boccaccio through Sylvia Townsend Warner, this volume is a classic anthology of great stories.

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