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Author:
William Faulkner
ISBN13:
978-0140183634
ISBN:
0140183639
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Publisher:
PENGUIN BOOKS LTD; New Ed edition (August 31, 1989)
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Subcategory:
Classics
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1770 kb
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Here is a classic collection from one of America’s greatest authors. With a Foreword by the author.

Here is a classic collection from one of America’s greatest authors. Though these short stories have universal appeal, they are intensely local in setting. Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can’t and then tries the short story which is the most demanding form after poetry. And failing that, only then does he take up novel writing. Winner of the National Book Award.

Collected Stories of William Faulkner is a short story collection by William Faulkner published by Random House in 1950. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1951. The publication of this collection of 42 stories was authorized and supervised by Faulkner himself, who came up with the themed section headings.

DONALD BARTHELME Forty Stories Introduction by DAVE EGGERS PENGUIN BOOKS Contents Introduction . No, no, no. Things are different in this century, thus far. There is not much time for things that don’t announce themselves and make fairly clear linear sense.

DONALD BARTHELME Forty Stories Introduction by DAVE EGGERS PENGUIN BOOKS Contents Introduction by Dave Eggers Chablis On The Deck The Genius Opening. And how often did Barthelme make clear linear sense?

Collected Stories book.

Collected Stories book. Barn burning -Shingles for the Lord -The tall men -A bear. Reading his work is, well, a lot of work.

Collected Stories of. WILLIAM FAULKNER. Shingles for the Lord. The Tall Men. A Bear Hunt.

Whilst Faulkner will always be remembered for his novelistic masterpieces, he was also a master of the short story .

Whilst Faulkner will always be remembered for his novelistic masterpieces, he was also a master of the short story, and A Rose for Emily is sure proof of this. Since it was first printed in a newspaper in 1930, it has steadily become one of the most anthologized American short stories in history.

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Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics Collected Short Stories: Volume 3. W. Somerset Maugham.

Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics. In this autobiography, Quentin Crisp describes his unhappy childhood and the stresses of adolescence that led him to London. There in bedsits and cafes he found a world of brutality and comedy, of shortlived jobs and precarious relationships. Collected Short Stories: Volume 3. Рассказы Зарубежная литература.

  • Overall, I enjoyed these stories myself. I think these mostly take place around mid-20th century or a bit earlier, but the way they are written kind of makes them almost timeless. I did find that there were places where I had to "push on through" or read faster and try to grasp the meaning of what was being said from context instead of focusing on individual words; the Irish way of phrasing things sometimes has to be skipped through until you "get the lilt" of the writing.

    This is a very long book with a huge number of stories, so obviously every one of them will not be to a particular reader's taste. That being said, I think the collection taken as a whole is excellent. Sometimes a story will just be a character sketch and nothing much seems to "happen," while other times there is actually a surprise ending. Some are sad, some are instructive, others just ARE. I read a lot of these when I had an odd spare hour, or at bedtime, and most of them were perfect in length for that. I saved these for times when I knew I wouldn't have a lot of time to read.

  • This is a marvelous collection of stories. If you have any affinity for things Irish you will be greatly impressed. Try them some evening before the fire with a glass of Jameson's and you'll smell the peat burning.

  • I haven't read but 5 or 6 of these stories as yet but this morning after finishing the story called OLDFASHIONED I went into the internet and ordered two novels by himself. He is an absolute wonderful story teller. Knocked sideways by just the decency of his approach .

  • How can I rate Faulkner? Only by saying that he is one of the really great ones [up there with Steinbeck, Harper Lee, Tennesee Williams, Arthur Miller and Philip Roth, and that is as good as it ever gets]. He describes the Southern zeitgeist of his time better than anyone. His stories [and novels] breathe a life of their own: they are funny, compassionate, macabre, tragic, touching, sometimes violent but always totally on target - in your mind's eye you can actually not only see but almost smell and touch the Deep South. Ever since my first introduction to Faulkner [in high school] I've been an ardent fan, and I have almost all of his books! Pity Amazon allows me only five stars!

  • Nothing better than Faulkner. Faulkner is the greatest. My only problem is wanting to read the sentences over and over for their beauty, vividness, and character revelations. Gripping, fun, humorous, deep, true to the times, thought-provoking in the most honest way.

  • Thank you!!! Perfect condition!!!

  • If you just take the opening sentence or paragraph of one of Faulkner's stories, you'll learn from a master how to lace the intro with powerful words, conflict and a hook that keeps you reading.

  • A must have collection for any Southern personal library