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Description - The Story: Love, Loss & Laughter: 100 Stories Written by Women by Victoria Hislop

100 short stories written by women, selected and introduced by one of the nation's favourite novelists. Witty, heartbreaking, shocking, satirical: the short story can excite or sadden, entice or repulse. The one thing it can never be is dull. Now Victoria Hislop, passionate ambassador for the art of the short story, has collected 100 stories from her favourite women writers into one volume. Here are Man Booker Prize winners and Nobel Laureates, well-known feminists and famous wits, national treasures and rising stars. All handpicked by one of the nation's best-loved novelists, there's a story for every mood, mind-set and moment in life. Featuring an all star cast of authors including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Angela Carter, Margaret Drabble, Penelope Fitzgerald, Miranda July, Doris Lessing, Katherine Mansfield, Alice Munro, Dorothy Parker and Virginia Woolf, The Story is the biggest and most beautiful collection of women's short fiction in print today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781781851166
ISBN-10: 1781851166
Format: Hardback
(248mm x 175mm x 57mm)
Pages: 800
Imprint: Head of Zeus
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Victoria Hislop

Victoria Hislop read English at Oxford. Her first novel, THE ISLAND, was Number One for eight consecutive weeks and has sold over two million copies worldwide. Her books have been translated into more than 25 languages.

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