Wednesday, 18 September 2013

'The Story: Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories' by Victoria Hislop (ed)

Release date: 26th September 2013
Published by: Head of Zeus
ISBN No: 978 1781851166

Witty, heartbreaking, shocking, satirical: the short story can excite or sadden, entice or repulse. The one thing it can never be is dull. Now Victoria Hislop, passionate ambassador for the art of the short story, has collected 100 stories from her favourite women writers into one volume. Here are Man Booker Prize winners and Nobel Laureates, well-known feminists and famous wits, national treasures and rising stars. All handpicked by one of the nation's best-loved novelists, there's a story for every mood, mind-set and moment in life. Featuring an all star cast of authors including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Angela Carter, Margaret Drabble, Penelope Fitzgerald, Miranda July, Doris Lessing, Katherine Mansfield, Alice Munro, Dorothy Parker and Virginia Woolf, The Story is the biggest and most beautiful collectino of women's short fictino in print today.

Copyright: The Book Depository Synopsis


  1. :((( I thought this was a new book by Victoria Hislop at first. I love her.

    1. I know, I though it was too when I first saw it, but she is the editor of this collection of stories by other authors. I would agree with you that she is a great writer! :-) Thanks for calling by and leaving your comment Donna. It is very much appreciated. Have a great day! :-)


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