The Story Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories

by Victoria Hislop

eBooks of the Month Family Drama

The Story Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories Synopsis

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.

The Story Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories Press Reviews

'This huge, beautiful book is a treasure chest ... a collection so good, it's essential'
The Times

'A celebration of female writers with contributions from many of our favourites
Good Housekeeping

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ISBN: 9781781851166
Publication date: 26/09/2013
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781851166
Publication date: 26th September 2013
Author: Victoria Hislop
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 800 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Shorter Reads,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Short stories,

About Victoria Hislop

Victoria Hislop was our Guest Editor in November 2011 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Victoria Hislop read English at Oxford, and worked in publishing, PR and as a journalist before becoming a novelist. She is married with two children. Her first novel, The Island, held the Number One slot in the Sunday Times paperback chart for eight consecutive weeks and has sold over two million copies worldwide. Victoria acted as script consultant on a 26-part TV adaptation in Greece, which achieved record ratings for Greek television. Victoria was the Newcomer of the Year at ...

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