The penguin book of the contemporary british short story [electronic resource]. Philip Hensher.

By: Hensher, PhilipPublication details: 2018Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780241307168 (electronic bk)Subject(s): Fiction | LiteratureGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: No titleOther classification: FIC000000 Online resources: Click to access digital title. | Excerpt Sample | Image Large cover image | Thumbnail Thumbnail cover image Summary: 'Sometimes - not often - a book comes along that feels like Christmas. Philip Hensher's timely, but timeless, selection of the best short stories from the past 20 years is that kind of book. His introduction is as enriching as anything that has been published this year' Sunday Times A spectacular treasury of the best British short stories published in the last twenty years We are living in a particularly rich period for British short stories. Despite the relative lack of places in which they can be published, the challenge the medium represents has attracted a host of remarkable, subversive, entertaining and innovative writers. Philip Hensher, following the success of his definitive Penguin Book of British Short Stories , has scoured a vast trove of material and chosen thirty great stories for this new volume of works written between 1997 and the present day.
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'Sometimes - not often - a book comes along that feels like Christmas. Philip Hensher's timely, but timeless, selection of the best short stories from the past 20 years is that kind of book. His introduction is as enriching as anything that has been published this year' Sunday Times A spectacular treasury of the best British short stories published in the last twenty years We are living in a particularly rich period for British short stories. Despite the relative lack of places in which they can be published, the challenge the medium represents has attracted a host of remarkable, subversive, entertaining and innovative writers. Philip Hensher, following the success of his definitive Penguin Book of British Short Stories , has scoured a vast trove of material and chosen thirty great stories for this new volume of works written between 1997 and the present day.

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