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Friendly Fire

By: Alaa Al Aswany

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2009

Seller ID: 233419

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2

By: Annie Proulx

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Fourth Estate: 2004

Seller ID: 244361

ISBN: 0007196911

Condition: 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', fi... View more info

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Sharpe's Christmas : Richard Sharpe and the Defence of the Tormes, August 1812

By: Bernard Cornwell

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sharpe Appreciation Society: 2003

Seller ID: 249209

ISBN: 0972222014

Condition: Very Good Condition


Two short stories. 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Naval Fiction; Fiction; Fiction::Short Story Fiction. ISBN: 0972222014. ISBN/EAN: 9780972222013. Inventory No: 249209. Paperback View more info

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Impressions on a Continent - A Collection of Australian Short Stories

By: Bill Scott [Compiled]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Heineman Limited: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227633

ISBN: 0858593289

Condition: Near Fine Condition


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 View more info

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Looking For The Spark - Scottish Short Stories 1994

By: Catherine Lockerbie [Introduction]

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 1994

Seller ID: 229584

ISBN: 0002243490

Condition: 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 View more info

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Short fiction of the Seventeenth Century

By: Charles C. Mish [editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, USA, The Norton Library: 1968

Seller ID: 146910

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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A Girl's Best Friend [Livewire From The Women's Press]

By: Christina Dunhill [ Chosen]

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, England., Livewire Books: 1987

Seller ID: 080847

ISBN: 0704349078

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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The Second Penguin Book of English Short Stories - 2

By: Christopher Dolley [Editor]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Penguin Books: 1981

Seller ID: 210702

ISBN: 0140032525

Condition: 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 View more info

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Through The Wilderness: Selected Stories

By: Dan Jacobsen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Penguin Books: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 120108

ISBN: 0140040781

Condition: Good


197 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140040781. ISBN/EAN: 9780140040784. Inventory No: 120108. Paperback View more info

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Dark House - Stories Compiled by the Master of Macabre

By: Gary Crew

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 1995

Seller ID: 247280

ISBN: 0733610765

Condition: 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 Rubinstei... View more info

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Dark House - Stories Compiled by the Master of Macabre

By: Gary Crew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Mammoth: 1995

Seller ID: 248752

ISBN: 186330455X

Condition: 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 Rubinstei... View more info

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Ikons: A Collection of Stories

By: George Papaellinas

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1986

Seller ID: 243690

ISBN: 0140088520

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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Who Do You Think You Are?

By: Hazel Rochman and Darlene Z. McCampbell [Selected]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Little Brown & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231763

ISBN: 0316753556

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend: Short Stories

By: Ian Beck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson Limited: 1986

Seller ID: 143125

ISBN: 0207152594

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend - Short Stories

By: Ian Beck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1986

Seller ID: 245338

ISBN: 0207152594

Condition: 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 View more info

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Granta 95, Autumn 2006: Loved Ones

By: Ian Jack [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Granta Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 244168

ISBN: 0903141884

Condition: 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 View more info

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Short Friday and Other Stories [Filmed as Yentil]

By: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 245910

ISBN: 0140053883

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Stories of J. F. Powers

By: J. F. Powers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York Review Books: 2000

Seller ID: 247287

ISBN: 0940322226

Condition: 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 u... View more info