Author's Choice

Author's Choice : 40 Stories (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Author's Choice: 40 Stories Willa Cather, Booth Tarkington, Sherwood Anderson, William Faulk ner, Ernest Hemingway, and many other Americans have written in the last thirty years about as good short stories as any in our history (except those of Henry James, who was the real master of the form, and a few by Poe in a rather special field) But if these stories are com pared with the best of La Forgue, Merimee, de Maupassant, Daudet, not to speak of many by Chekov, Turgenev, and Hans Christian Andersen, the essential difference between a finished work of art and a mere tale will be quite evident. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27mm | 708g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243312679
  • 9780243312672