That Glimpse of Truth

That Glimpse of Truth : The 100 Finest Short Stories Ever Written

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Profound, lyrical, shocking, wise: the short story is capable of almost anything. This collection of 100 of the finest stories ever written ranges from the essential to the unexpected, the traditional to the surreal. Wide in scope, both beautiful and vast, this is the perfect companion for any fiction lover.

Here are childhood favourites and neglected masters, twenty-first century wits and national treasures, Man Booker Prize winners and Nobel Laureates.

Featuring an all-star cast of authors, including Kate Atkinson, Julian Barnes, Angela Carter, Anton Chekhov, Richmal Crompton, Charles Dickens, Roald Dahl, Penelope Fitzgerald, Gustave Flaubert, Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham, Ian McEwan, Alice Munro, V.S. Pritchett, Thomas Pynchon, Muriel Spark and Colm Toibin, THAT GLIMPSE OF TRUTH is the biggest, most handsome collection of short fiction in print today.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 960 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 68mm | 1,368g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1784080047
  • 9781784080044
  • 76,740

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'It might be the most comprehensive collection of short stories ever' Observer .
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'It might be the most comprehensive collection of short stories ever' * Observer * 'A treasure trove of short stories ... A book to return to again and again' * Sunday Independent * 'Beautifully produced ... The perfect addition to any bookshelf' * Woman and Home * 'Excellent' * Scotsman * 'One to pick up and read cover to cover' * Shortlist * 'For succour, comfort or a laugh, I return often to That Glimpse of Truth, a compilation of 100 short stories selected by David Miller ... Its varied selection allows me to journey across centuries, preoccupations and genres' * Guardian * 'Completely absorbing' * Simple Things magazine *
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About David Miller

David Miller was a literary agent and author. His novel, Today, was published in 2011.
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4 43% (112)
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