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Short Story Books
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by Monica Ali
This is the story of a place. It is Mamarrosa, a small town in rural Portugal. It is where people run from or pass through. But for some it is where to go, when there is a reason to do so.
The Stories of Eva Luna
by Isabel Allende
23 short stories of love and revenge, loss and discovery, love lost and love rekindled. Isabel Allende continues her brilliant writing career with these perceptive stories.
A Literary Woman
by Mary Beckett
Mary Beckett's return to writing after a twenty-year gap to bring up her five children. She has not lost any of her nerve, insightfulness or power of voice in that time.
That Bad Woman
by Clare Boylan
Clare Boylan`s third collection of short stories illuminates with pathos and perception the potential of thwarted ordinary women and the mismatched yearnings of the men who subdue them.
Tales of the Unexpected
by Roald Dahl
16 tales, each with a startling twist told by the grand master of the short story, Roald Dahl.
The Dark Side
by Guy de Maupassant
Brilliantly depicting the supernatural terror of the incomprehensible in these thirty-one stories.
by Roddy Doyle
Eight short stories all to do with immigrants in Ireland from the master of wit.
The Portable Virgin
by Anne Enright
Seventeen stories of people on the fringe of society, sometime in it but, more often than not outside it, taking swipes.
by Richard Ford
This is a collection of stories which turn the ordinary into the incredible. Failings and weaknesses are delivered in such a way as to be strengths of humanity.
Our Father's House edited
by Sister Mariella Gable
28 Short Stories by the likes of G K Chesterton, Sean O`Faolain, Leo Tolstoi, O Henry and others.
Rites of Passage
by Joanne Greenberg
A book of short stories by the author of "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden"
The Evil People
by Peter Haining
A collection of horror stories by the likes of H P Lovecraft, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury and more. 13 Stories.
by Desmond Hogan
These are stories of exiles. Exiles from the home country and exiles from the self.
by Aldous Huxley
Another collection of short stories by a fine author.
A Life of Her Own
by Maeve Kelly
Maeve Kelly has been one or Ireland's most prolific writers with stories regularly appearing in "New Irish Writing" along with her published poetry.
by Milan Kundera
This collection of stories deals with the erratic way people act when they are in love, want to be in love, or just feel they are deprived because they are not in love.
Tales From Bective Bridge
by Mary Lavin
This collection of short stories was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and Mary Lavin has since consolidated her reputation with other collections.
Complete Stories 2
by D H Lawrence
In the judgement of many, Lawrence`s expansive genius found its happiest expression within disciplined limits, for in his short stories and short novels his powers are never weakened by the repetitions which mar some of his longer works
Tallystick and Other Stories
by Bryan MacMahon
Bryan McMahon is a master chronicler of the Ireland in the first half of the twentieth century. In these 17 stories he captivates just what rural life in Ireland was all about.
Collected Short Stories of Patrick O'Brian
Full of brilliant descriptive writing, these short stories are the best of O'Brien's and possibly the best you will read anywhere.
Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
The complete collection of stories, some only available in this volume from an enthralling author whose life was short but still managed to fit so much into it.
by Julia O'Faolain
A collection of stories gathered from Julia O`Faolain`s previous highly successful collections.
Wave and Other Stories
by Liam O' Flaherty
Short stories by one of Ireland's best writers.
by Sheila O'Flanagan
19 stories where the characters have only one thing in common. They use the DART rail system. Everything else is different.
Who Breaks Up the Old Moons to Make New Stars
by Lucile Redmond
This collection of short stories bears Lucile Redmond`s understanding of the little things that most would miss. But they are the little things that make all the difference.
by J D Salinger
Nine Stories was Salinger's first short story collection and his first book since 'Catcher' burst on to the literary scene
by Melanie Silgardo
Twelve female authors introduced in this book and dealing with subjects such as the family, sexuality and sainthood, the fine line between sanity and madness,
by Evelyn Waugh
Eleven stories in which Basil Seal appears in two stories.
by Gerard Whelan
Stories set in the time of the War of Independence bringing to life one of the most dramatic periods of Irish History.
The Ballroom of Romance and Other Stories
by William Trevor
12 stories from a master storyteller who can encompass all humanity in just a few well-chosen words.
by Various Authors
A terrifying collection by the best in the field.