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5 edition of Why Not? A Collection of Short Stories found in the catalog.

Why Not? A Collection of Short Stories

by George Robb

  • 104 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Leathers Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages542
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12317174M
    ISBN 101585973394
    ISBN 109781585973392
    OCLC/WorldCa67618080

      This Is Not a Love Song, by Brendan Mathews (February 5) This story collection, which follows Matthews’ debut novel The World of Tomorrow, showcases Matthews’ knack for getting to the heart of a story through unusual structures and the funny, quirky “My Last Attempt to Explain to You What Happened with the Lion Tamer,” the narrator, an “old .   Why read short stories? Having not enough time to commit to reading a weighty tome is one of the major reasons why so many people ditch books. But little do they know a well-written short story will make them feel the same thrill, experience the same attachment to the characters and spark as much love to reading as a normal book would.

      7. The idea for most of the stories in his collection began with the title. Hanks told the crowd that most of the short stories in Common .   He says short stories are very hard work and oftentimes people hide behind showmanship or tricks to make a story impactful in such a short page count. He mastered these stories over his long career and released them as a collection in Saunders reached the pinnacle of the art form.

      Short story collections are great opportunities to include marginalised writers in major publications as well as giving readers insight into writing styles they might not otherwise have tried. Reading complete short stories, one after the other in quick succession invariably fatigues the reader faster than a novel might.   Lauren Groff, Florida This dark short-story collection is the second from the New Yorker who is best known for her novel Fates and Furies (), the ambitious dissection of a marriage over


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Why Not? A Collection of Short Stories by George Robb Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A Short Story Collection. by Peter Stone. A collection of historical, sci-fi, and other short stories. A mysterious lady in black; medieval peasants go on the rampage; a squire lets down his master; hundreds of a habits orbiting earth are on the brink of war; a young man is mesmerized by a strange girl in a nightclub; and a man flees for his life in post apocalyptic badlands.

Civilwarland is the first collection of short stories from the Man Booker Prize winner, George Saunders. In these stories, he takes a bleak but comic look at America in the not-so-distant future. Saunders is regarded as a master of the short story, making this collection simply unmissable.

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The stories were written when Irish nationalism was at its peak, and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging; at a crossroads of history and culture, Ireland was.Featuring themes of love, redemption, and family, A Collection of Short Stories is a dynamic and fresh short story collection.

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