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Short Story Fiction

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Fiction:Short Story Fiction

Something that Happen to Other People: Stories for Women Growing Older, Susan feldman, Kamler & LLana Snyder [Editors]
Something that Happen to Other People: Stories for Women Growing Older
Susan feldman, Kamler & LLana Snyder [Editors]
10.00 AUD



All Together Now, Monica McInerney
All Together Now
Monica McInerney
13.00 AUD



Short Story Encore, Walter McVitty [Compiled and Edited]
Short Story Encore
Walter McVitty [Compiled and Edited]
12.00 AUD



Venetian Stories, Jane Turner Rylands
Venetian Stories
Jane Turner Rylands
8.00 AUD



The Oxford Book of Australian Short Stories, Michael Wildiong [Selected]
The Oxford Book of Australian Short Stories
Michael Wildiong [Selected]
25.00 AUD



UTS Writers Anthology: What You Do and Don't Want 2007, Various Contributors
UTS Writers Anthology: What You Do and Don't Want 2007
Various Contributors
10.00 AUD



The Best American Short Stories 2008, Various Contributors
The Best American Short Stories 2008
Various Contributors
12.50 AUD



Friendly Fire, Alaa Al Aswany
Friendly Fire
Alaa Al Aswany
12.00 AUD



 

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Friendly Fire, Alaa Al Aswany
1 Alaa Al Aswany Friendly Fire
Fourth Estate 233419 London 2009 9780007386008 Softcover Very Good Condition The new book from Alaa Al Aswany, author of the international bestseller 'The Yacoubian Building' and 'Chicago'.'Friendly Fire' is a novella and collection of short stories from Alaa Al Aswany, author of the bestselling 'The Yacoubian Building'. As in that novel, Al Aswany dissects modern Egyptian society and, with skill and detachment, reveals the hypocrisy, violence and abuse of power characteristic of a world in moral crisis. Here, though, the focus has shifted from the broad historical canvas to the minute stitches of pain that hold together an individual, a family, a school classroom and the relationship between a man and a woman. Can a man so alienated from his society that he regards all its members as no better than microbes wriggling under a microscope survive within it? Can cynical religiosity triumph over human decency? Can a man put the thought of a delicious dish of beans behind him long enough to mourn his father's death? Alongside these wry questions, other, less mordant perspectives also have their place: an ageing cabaret dancer bestows the blessing of a vanished world on her lover's son; a crippled boy wins subjective victory from objective disaster. 219 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780007386008. Inventory No: 233419. Paperback 
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Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2, Annie Proulx
2 Annie Proulx Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2
Fourth Estate 244361 Great Britain 2004 0007196911 / 9780007196913 Softcover Good Condition Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Proulx follows the success of Close Range with another remarkable collection of short stories set in Wyoming. Bad Dirt is filled with the vivid and willful characters for which Proulx has become known. Each occupies a community or landscape described in rich and robust language, with an eye for detail unparalleled in American fiction. In 'The Contest', the men of Elk Tooth, Wyoming, vow to put aside their razors for two seasons and wait to see who has the longest beard come the 4th of July. Deb Sipple, the moving protagonist of 'That Trickle Down Effect', finds that his opportunism -- and his smoking habit -- lead to a massive destruction. And 'What Kind of Furniture Would Jesus Pick?' is the story of Gilbert Wolfscale, whose rabid devotion to his ranch drives off his wife and sons. Proulx displays her wit in every story of this stunning collection, as well as her knowledge of the West, of history, of ranching and farming. Her profound sympathy for characters who must use sheer will and courage to make it in tough territory makes this collection extraordinarily compelling. 219 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0007196911. ISBN/EAN: 9780007196913. Inventory No: 244361. Paperback 
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Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
Impressions on a Continent - A Collection of Australian Short Stories, Bill Scott [Compiled]
3 Bill Scott [Compiled] Impressions on a Continent - A Collection of Australian Short Stories
Heineman Limited 227633 Victoria, Australia 1983 First Edition 0858593289 / 9780858593282 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine A collection of Australian short stories. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0858593289. ISBN/EAN: 9780858593282. Inventory No: 227633. Hardcover 
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Price: 12.50 AUD
 
 
Looking For The Spark - Scottish Short Stories 1994, Catherine Lockerbie [Introduction]
4 Catherine Lockerbie [Introduction] Looking For The Spark - Scottish Short Stories 1994
HarperCollins 229584 Great Britain 1994 0002243490 / 9780002243490 Softcover Good Condition This 22nd volume of Scottish short stories represents both new talents and more established writers such as Andrew Greig, Gillian Nelson and Candia McWilliam. There are stories set in Poland, South Africa and Greece as well as in Scotland. 209 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0002243490. ISBN/EAN: 9780002243490. Inventory No: 229584. Paperback 
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Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
Short fiction of the Seventeenth Century, Charles C. Mish [editor]
5 Charles C. Mish [editor] Short fiction of the Seventeenth Century
The Norton Library 146910 New York, USA 1968 Softcover Good No Dust Jacket 452 pages. A lively collection of short fiction to introduce the modern reader to the remarkable variety of fictional forms that flourished in England before the advent of the novel Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Fiction::Short Story Fiction. Inventory No: 146910. Paperback 
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Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
A Girl's Best Friend [Livewire From The Women's Press], Christina Dunhill [ Chosen]
6 Christina Dunhill [ Chosen] A Girl's Best Friend [Livewire From The Women's Press]
Livewire Books 080847 London, England. 1987 0704349078 / 9780704349070 Soft Cover Good No Dust Jacket 150 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0704349078. ISBN/EAN: 9780704349070. Inventory No: 080847. Paperback 
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Price: 5.00 AUD
 
 
The Second Penguin Book of English Short Stories - 2, Christopher Dolley [Editor]
7 Christopher Dolley [Editor] The Second Penguin Book of English Short Stories - 2
Penguin Books 210702 England 1981 0140032525 / 9780140032529 Softcover Good Condition 318 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140032525. ISBN/EAN: 9780140032529. Inventory No: 210702. Paperback 
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Price: 8.00 AUD
 
 
Tales From The South Seas, Collected and Adapted By Anne Gittins
8 Collected and Adapted By Anne Gittins Tales From The South Seas
Private Publication 229291 FiJi 1965 Reprint Softcover Good No Dust Jacket A collection of 36 Island legends written especially for children. Light foxing to covers. 88 pages. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; Fiction::Fantasy Fiction. Inventory No: 229291. Paperback 
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Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
The Nimrod Flip-Out: More Warped and Wonderful Short Stories, Etgar Keret
9 Etgar Keret The Nimrod Flip-Out: More Warped and Wonderful Short Stories
Picador / Pan Macmillan 245862 2004 0330364553 / 9780330364553 Softcover Good Condition From Israel’s most popular and acclaimed young writer—“Stories that are short, strange, funny, deceptively casual in tone and affect, stories that sound like a joke but aren’t” (Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi) Already featured on This American Life and Selected Shorts and in Zoetrope: All Story and L.A. Weekly, these short stories include a man who finds equal pleasure in his beautiful girlfriend and the fat, soccer-loving lout she turns into after dark; shrinking parents; a case of impotence cured by a pet terrier; and a pessimistic Middle Eastern talking fish. A bestseller in Israel, The Nimrod Flipout is an extraordinary collection from the preeminent Israeli writer of his generation. 219 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0330364553. ISBN/EAN: 9780330364553. Inventory No: 245862. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
Dark House - Stories Compiled by the Master of Macabre, Gary Crew [Signed Copy]
10 Gary Crew [Signed Copy] Dark House - Stories Compiled by the Master of Macabre
Hachette 247280 Australia 1995 0733610765 / 9780733610769 Softcover Very Good Condition What is it about old houses that stirs the imagination? Is it the presence of the house itself? Its shuttered windows, its gaping doors . . . the long tunnel of its hall? Or is it the remembrance of some dark and secret episode of childhood? Some shameful, long-buried memory we dare not share? Gary Crew asked twelve of Australia's finest writers what lurks in the dark house of their imagination and they dared to tell. If you dare to listen ... Dark House includes contributions from Isobelle Carmody, Gary Crew, Victor Kelleher, Peter Lawrance, David McRobbie, James Moloney and Gillian Rubinstein. Firs few pages have some creases and noptations in pencil. 264 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780733610769. Inventory No: 247280. Paperback Signed by Author
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Price: 8.00 AUD
 
 
Ikons: A Collection of Stories, George Papaellinas
11 George Papaellinas Ikons: A Collection of Stories
Penguin Books 243690 Australia 1986 0140088520 / 9780140088526 Softcover Good Condition t Size: t. 198 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140088520. ISBN/EAN: 9780140088526. Inventory No: 243690. Paperback 
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Price: 7.50 AUD
 
 
Who Do You Think You Are?, Hazel Rochman and Darlene Z. McCampbell [Selected]
12 Hazel Rochman and Darlene Z. McCampbell [Selected] Who Do You Think You Are?
Little Brown & Company 231763 1993 First Edition 0316753556 / 9780316753555 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good A collection of short stories exploring the theme of friendship. 170 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0316753556. ISBN/EAN: 9780316753555. Inventory No: 231763. Hardcover 
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Price: 12.50 AUD
 
 
The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend - Short Stories, Ian Beck
13 Ian Beck The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend - Short Stories
Angus & Robertson 245338 Australia 1986 0207152594 / 9780207152597 Softcover Very Good Condition 100 pages. Item Type: Review Copy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0207152594. ISBN/EAN: 9780207152597. Inventory No: 245338. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend: Short Stories, Ian Beck
14 Ian Beck The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend: Short Stories
Angus & Robertson Limited 143125 Australia 1986 0207152594 / 9780207152597 Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 100 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0207152594. ISBN/EAN: 9780207152597. Inventory No: 143125. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Granta 95, Autumn 2006: Loved Ones, Ian Jack [Editor]
15 Ian Jack [Editor] Granta 95, Autumn 2006: Loved Ones
Granta Publications 244168 London 2006 0903141884 / 9780903141888 Softcover Very Good Condition 256 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0903141884. ISBN/EAN: 9780903141888. Inventory No: 244168. Paperback 
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Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Short Friday and Other Stories [Filmed as Yentil], Isaac Bashevis Singer
16 Isaac Bashevis Singer Short Friday and Other Stories [Filmed as Yentil]
Penguin Books 245910 Great Britain 1984 Reprint 0140053883 / 9780140053883 Softcover Good Condition A collection of short stories by a miraculous writer who can chill the spine, gorge the senses, and enlighten the heart as he describes a people and a way of life. 202 pages. Tanning to pages. Previous owners stamp on title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140053883. ISBN/EAN: 9780140053883. Inventory No: 245910. Paperback 
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Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
The Stories of J. F. Powers, J. F. Powers
17 J. F. Powers The Stories of J. F. Powers
New York Review Books 247287 New York 2000 0940322226 / 9780940322226 Softcover Very Good Condition Hailed by Frank O'Connor as one of "the greatest living storytellers," J. F. Powers, who died in 1999, stands with Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, and Raymond Carver among the authors who have given the short story an unmistakably American cast. In three slim collections of perfectly crafted stories, published over a period of some thirty years and brought together here in a single volume for the first time, Powers wrote about many things: baseball and jazz, race riots and lynchings, the Great Depression, and the flight to the suburbs. His greatest subject, however--and one that was uniquely his--was the life of priests in Chicago and the Midwest. Powers's thoroughly human priests, who include do-gooders, gladhanders, wheeler-dealers, petty tyrants, and even the odd saint, struggle to keep up with the Joneses in a country unabashedly devoted to consumption. These beautifully written, deeply sympathetic, and very funny stories are an unforgettable record of the precarious balancing act that is American life. Table of Contents The Lord's Day The Trouble Lions, Harts, Leaping Does Jamesie He Don't Plant Cotton The Forks Renner The Valiant Woman The Eye The Old Bird, A Love Story Prince of Darkness Dawn Death of a Favorite The Poor Thing The Devil Was the Joke A Losing Game Defection of a Favorite Zeal Blue Island The Presence of Grace Look How the Fish Live Bill Folks Keystone One of Them Moonshot Priestly Fellowship Farewell Pharisees Tinkers 570 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; United States; Fiction; ISBN: 0940322226. ISBN/EAN: 9780940322226. Inventory No: 247287. Paperback 
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Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
The Bridge at Arta and Other Stories, J. I. M. Stewart
18 J. I. M. Stewart The Bridge at Arta and Other Stories
Victor Gollancz Limited 029851 London, Great Britain 1981 0575030372 / 9780575030374 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 182 pages. Previous owners name on first page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Fiction::Short Story Fiction. ISBN: 0575030372. ISBN/EAN: 9780575030374. Inventory No: 029851. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Behind the Lines - Stories by J.T. Wilson, J.T. Wilson
19 J.T. Wilson Behind the Lines - Stories by J.T. Wilson
Exisle Publishing 243228 Auckland 2005 0908988443 / 9780908988440 Softcover Good Condition A city boy finds work on a farm - with unexpected consequences; a car breakdown triggers a change in a young couple's relationship; a girl finds love in a rural community - or does she? The stories in J.T. Wilson's first collection are both accessible and absorbing. He has had immense success - and media interest - from selling his stories on the street. The busking story-teller is a familiar sight on Sydney streets, and in other major cities in Australia and New Zealand. It's a two-way thing, he says. Everywhere he goes people chat to him and maybe purchase a story, and in return he learns about them and uncovers new material for more stories. Behind the Lines is a collection of thirteen stories, both short and long, some of which Wilson has never sold on the street. The book also includes an introduction in which he talks about his writing and his way of life. It is sure to delight his many fans - and attract new admirers too. 208 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; New Zealand; Fiction; ISBN: 0908988443. ISBN/EAN: 9780908988440. Inventory No: 243228. Paperback 
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Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Venetian Stories, Jane Turner Rylands
20 Jane Turner Rylands Venetian Stories
Anchor Books 226225 2004 1400032628 / 9781400032624 Softcover Good Condition In these brilliantly realised, linked tales, the real Venice is revealed not the iconic tourist destination the city has become, but the mysterious society that resides behind its elegant doors and shuttered windows. With a sly and affectionate delicacy, Jane Turner Rylands, an American expatriate who has lived in Venice for thirty years, portrays a dozen Venetians a construction foreman, a countess, a gondolier, a postman, an architect, a Baronessa, an English lord as they pursue their respective interests. And in turn, through the perspective of those who live and work in this most alluring of cities, Venetian Stories illuminates canals and palazzos, churches and gondolas, large concerns and small rituals, with an uncommon intimacy." 292 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1400032628. ISBN/EAN: 9781400032624. Inventory No: 226225. Paperback 
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