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Art of the Tale : an International Anthology of Short Stories (86 Edition)by Daniel (ed.) Halpern
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Eighty-one masterpieces by the world's best writers—a surprising, irresistible collection of short stories from around the world.
About the Author
Daniel Halpern is the author of eight collections of poetry, and has received numerous grants and awards (including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the 1993 PEN Publisher Citation). For twenty-five years he edited the literary magazine Antaeus. He is currently Editorial Director of The Ecco Press/HarperCollins and divides his time between Princeton, New Jersey and New York City.
Table of Contents
Sacrificial egg / C. Achebe — Bound man / I. Aichinger — Little whale, varnisher of reality / V. Aksenov — Hair jewellery / M. Atwood — Everything / I. Bachman — Going to meet the man / J. Baldwin — Child screams and looks back at you / R. Banks — Cortes and Montezuma / D. Barthelme — Jacklighting / A. Beattie — First love / S. Beckett — Action will be taken / H. Boll — Do stay, giraffe / W. Borchert — Aleph / J.L. Borges — This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen / T. Borowski — Cowardice / A. Boulaich — A distant episode / P. Bowles — Greasy Lake / T. C. Boyle — Ceil / H. Brodkey — Seven floors / D. Buzzati — Adventure of a traveler / I. Calvino — Adulterous woman / A. Camus — Children on their birthdays / T. Capote — Fat / R. Carver — Country husband / J. Cheever — Quenby and Ola, Swede and Carl / R. Coover — Bestiary / J. Cortazar — Heile Selassie funeral train / G. Davenport.
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