The Killing Bottle

The Killing Bottle : Classic English Short Stories

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This is a collection of short stories which has been compiled to reflect short fiction during the 1930s and 1940s. The stories are written by well established authors such as Walter de la Mare, Graham Greene and Dylan Thomas. The selection has been made by Dan Davin who has written a preface to the volume and biographical notes.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 126 x 188 x 14mm | 240.4g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • forms transparencies
  • 0192821490
  • 9780192821492

About Dan Davin

Dan Davin is a well-known writer of short stories. He is the author of Salamander and the Fire and also selected stories for Short Stories of the Second World War.show more

Table of contents

Preface. "Ivy gripped the steps", Elizabeth Bowen; "A good investment", Joyce Cary; "Seaton's aunt", Walter de la Mare; "When Greek meets Greek", Graham Greene; "The killing bottle", L.P.Hartley; "Episode", Somerset Maugham; "Peasants", Frank O'Connor; "The aristocrat", V.S.Pritchett; "The scapegoat", V.S.Pritchett; "The girl on the bus", William Sansom; "A visit to Grandpa's", Dylan Thomas; "Mr Loveday's little outing", Evelyn Waugh; "Realpolitik", Angus Wilson.show more

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