Keywords: short stories (single author)

Some Trick

Some Trick


Helen Dewitt

ISBN: 9780811227827
Year of publication: 2018

Helen DeWitt SOME TRICK THIRTEEN STORIES Here Is Somewhere If ever if ever a wiz there was The Wizard of Oz was one because Because because because because because I have nothing to give you but thats all right because Knowledge of lack is possession Recognised absence is presence Perceived emptiness plenitude. To have not And know it Is to have. Some trick. True wisdom is knowing you dont know. The Scarecrow hadnt the brain to see through it. He bought it. I dont understand, he thought. Thats ...

Keywords: Black Humor Short Stories (single author)
A Good Day for Seppuku

A Good Day for Seppuku


Kate Braverman

ISBN: 9780872867215
Year of publication: 2018

Kate Braverman A GOOD DAY FOR SEPPUKU SHORT STORIES OHARE I love OHare Airport, with its unpredictable weather and constant gate and terminal changes. This is where I board my plane to Los Angeles. OHare is a zone with variables that cant be controlled. Cell phone service ceases and nobody can tell me no. I wander corridors that end in cul-de-sacs where I sit alone in alcoves. Loudspeakers announce implausible destinations like Madrid, Prague and Tokyo. I pretend Im someone else. I have a red or ...

Keywords: Contemporary Women Family Life Short Stories (Single Author)
Selected Stories

Selected Stories


William Trevor

ISBN: 9780143115960
Year of publication: 2011

Table of ContentsTitle Page Copyright PageThe Piano Tuners Wives A Friendship Timothys Birthday Childs Play A Bit of Business After Rain Widows Gilberts Mother The Potato Dealer Lost Ground A Day Marrying Damian Three People Of the Cloth Good News The Mourning A Friend in the Trade Low Sunday, 1950 Le Visiteur The Virgins Gift Death of a Professor Against the Odds The Telephone Game The Hill Bachelors Sitting with the Dead Traditions Justinas Priest An Evening Out Grailliss Legacy Solitude ...

Keywords: Fantasy Fiction Short Stories Short Stories (Single Author)
Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories

Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories


Sholem Aleichem

ISBN: 9780307795243
Year of publication: 1987

Tevye the Dairyman and The Railroad Stories by Sholem Aleichem Introduction 1 A little over a century ago, in 1883, an aspiring writer of comic talents named Sholem Rabinovich, who was then serving as a crown rabbi, a state-appointed clerical functionary in a small Jewish community in the Ukraine, published a satirical account of local politics in the St. Petersburg Yiddishe Folksblat and playfully signed it Sholem Aleichemthat is to say, Hello There It was not his first alias. He already had, ...

Keywords: Fiction Short Stories (Single Author)