Love in a Bottle (Pushkin Collection)

By Antal Szerb

Hungarian Antal Szerb is better recognized within the West because the writer of 3 awesome novels, so much particularly trip via Moonlight (1937), and a hugely enjoyable examine of the traditional Regime in France, The Queen's Necklace (1942). this option of his tales and novellas, set variously in legendary occasions and within the London and Paris of the twenties and thirties, displays his love of lifestyles and the irrepressible irony that's his trademark.

Pushkin assortment variants function a spare, dependent sequence variety and stronger, sturdy components. The assortment is typeset in Monotype Baskerville, litho-printed on Munken top rate White Paper and notch-bound through the independently owned printer TJ overseas in Padstow. The covers, with French flaps, are published on Colorplan Pristine White Paper. either paper and canopy board are acid-free and woodland Stewardship Council (FSC) qualified.

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A definitive variation of possibly the best brief tale assortment within the English language

James Joyce’s Dubliners is a brilliant and unflinching portrait of “dear soiled Dublin” on the flip of the 20 th century. those fifteen tales, together with such unforgettable ones as “Araby,” “Grace,” and “The Dead,” delve into the center of town of Joyce’s start, taking pictures the cadences of Dubliners’ speech and portraying with a virtually brute realism their outer and internal lives. Dubliners is Joyce at his such a lot available and such a lot profound, and this version is the definitive textual content, approved through the Joyce property and collated from all recognized proofs, manuscripts, and impressions to mirror the author’s unique wishes.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts better via introductions and notes by way of distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Modern Arabic Short Stories: A Bilingual Reader

By Daniel L. Newman

The tales accumulated listed below are through prime authors of the fast tale shape within the center East this day. as well as works by way of writers already trendy within the West, comparable to Idwar al-Kharrat, Fu'ad al-Takarli and Nobel Prize winner Najib Mahfuz, the gathering contains tales by means of key authors whose status has hitherto been constrained to the center East. This bilingual reader is perfect for college kids of Arabic in addition to enthusiasts of literature who desire to increase their appreciation of the paintings of heart jap writers. the gathering good points tales within the unique Arabic, followed by way of an English translation and a short writer biography, in addition to a dialogue of context and heritage. each one tale is by way of a word list and dialogue of problematical language issues. 'Recommended' selection

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The Collected Stories: The Legend of Drizzt (Forgotten Realms: the Legend of Drizzt)

By R.A. Salvatore

Vintage brief tales that extend the epic Legend of Drizzt®!

For years, the Legend of Drizzt has integrated brief tales released in Forgotten Realms® anthologies and Dragon™ journal. accumulated the following for the 1st time are the entire vintage stories—and one all new tale—by The ny Times best-selling writer R.A. Salvatore!

From the startling starting place of Drizzt’s panther significant other, to the story of Jarlaxle and Entreri’s first stumble upon with the dragon sisters, the tales in The Collected Stories enrich this epic sequence, and lots of can be found right here for the 1st time in years.

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Microcosmic God: Volume II: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

By Theodore Sturgeon, Paul Williams

The second one of a deliberate 10 volumes that might reprint all Sturgeon's brief fiction covers his prolific output in the course of 1940 and 1941, and then he suffered 5 years of writer's block. Showcasing Sturgeon's early penchant for fable, the 1st six choices comprise whimsical ghost tales, reminiscent of "Cargo," during which a global warfare II munitions freighter is commandeered by way of invisible, peace-loving fairies. With the book of his enduring SF vintage, "Microcosmic God," Sturgeon eventually came across his voice, combining literate, sharp-edged prose with interesting speculative technology whereas recounting the facility fight among an excellent scientist, who creates his personal miniature race of equipment makers, and his grasping banker. Voice chanced on or no longer, each of the tales this is readable and wonderful this day as a result of Sturgeon's singular presents for smart turns of word and compelling narrative. As Samuel R. Delaney emphasizes in an insightful creation, Sturgeon was once the only so much influential SF author from the Forties during the Sixties.

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God Lives in St. Petersburg: Short Stories

By Tom Bissell

Younger americans in a foreign country in crucial Asia locate themselves driven to their limits in those acclaimed, prize-winning tales via one among our most fun and proficient new authors. Combining bleak humor, ironic perception, deep compassion, and unflinching ethical and moral inquiry, Tom Bissell supplies us a gripping assortment that's either undying and profoundly correct to today’s advanced global.

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Call If You Need Me: The Uncollected Fiction and Other Prose

By Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver’s entire uncollected fiction and nonfiction, together with the 5 posthumously came across “last” tales, stumbled on a decade after Carver’s demise and released right here in e-book shape for the 1st time.

Call if you want Me comprises all the prose formerly accrued in No Heroics, Please, four essays from Fires, and people 5 superb tales that diversity over the interval of Carver’s mature writing and provides his dedicated readers a last glimpse of the good author at paintings. The natural excitement of Carver’s writing is far and wide in his paintings, right here a minimum of in these tales that experience already entered the canon of recent literature.

From the publication edition.

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Mirrors of the Soul

Works via Kahlil Gibran in detail demonstrate the complicated nature of 1 of the 20 th century’s such a lot influential writers
Kahlil Gibran wrote prolifically and passionately in Arabic in addition to English. First released in 1965 with 9 works of poetry translated through Joseph Sheban, Mirrors of the Soul includes writings by way of Gibran which are as poignant this day as while first written, reminiscent of “The New Frontier” and“The Sea.” those poems light up the twin nature of Gibran, who lived within the shadows either one of big apple skyscrapers and the cedars of his early life Lebanon.
Sheban enriches the recent works with an insightful biography, a historic exam of politics and faith in Gibran’s homeland, and the inclusion of innovative poems similar to “My Countrymen” and “My humans Died.”

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