Short fiction that sticks

Added by natasha on 2020-12-02 22:42:19

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Short fiction that sticks
  • The Cement Garden}

    The Cement Garden

    Description
    Orphaned siblings create a macabre secret world for themselves in this “irresistibly readable” novel by the New York Times-bestselling author (The New York Review of Books).
  • The Lives of Animals}

    The Lives of Animals

    Description
    In this landmark book, Nobel Prize–winning writer J. M. Coetzee uses fiction to present a powerfully moving discussion of animal rights in all their complexity.
  • The Great Gatsby}

    The Great Gatsby

    Description
    The Great Gatsby, by the American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, is one of the great novels of twentieth-century literature.
  • Heart of Darkness}

    Heart of Darkness

    Description
    The story is a complex exploration of the attitudes people hold on what constitutes a barbarian versus a civilized society and the attitudes on colonialism and racism that were part and parcel of European imperialism.
  • The Little Prince}

    The Little Prince

    Description
    An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.
  • The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories}

    The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories

    Description
    These texts reveal on both the thematic and narrative levels James’s deepest concerns as a writer. The texts in this edition are all drawn from the New York Edition of James’s works.
  • A Clockwork Orange}

    A Clockwork Orange

    Description
    When the state undertakes to reform Alex to "redeem" him, the novel asks, "At what cost?" This edition includes the controversial last chapter not published in the first edition and Burgess's introduction "A Clockwork Ora
  • The Stranger}

    The Stranger

    Description
    With the intrigue of a psychological thriller, Camus's masterpiece gives us the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach.
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