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The Story: Love: Great Short Stories for Women by Women
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The Story: Love: Great Short Stories for Women by Women (Paperback)

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'Love is, of course, a central preoccupation of literature...'



Victoria Hislop, bestselling author and champion of the short story, has chosen her favourite short stories by women writers. Here are prizewinners, famous wits, well-known feminists, national treasures and rising stars.



Love is represented in this volume in all its guises - romantic, maternal, happy and haunting.



CONTRIBUTORS: Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Parker, Doris Lessing, Margaret Drabble, Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood, Ellen Gilchrist, Alice Walker, Mavis Gallant, Carol Shields, Anne Enright, Elspeth Davie, Alison Lurie, Jennifer Egan, Jeanette Winterson, Claire Boylan, Maggie Gee, Colette Paul, Rachel Seiffert, Yiyun Li, Nadine Gordimer, Miranda July, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Carys Davies, Alison MacLeod, Emma Donoghue, Roshi Fernando, M. J. Hyland and Avril Joy.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Head of Zeus Publication Date: 19/06/2014 ISBN-13: 9781781856642  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Victoria Hislop read English at Oxford. Her first novel, THE ISLAND, was Number One for eight consecutive weeks and has sold over two million copies worldwide. Her books have been translated into more than 25 languages.

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