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By Boyne, John
Hardback. English.
Published London: Doubleday, 2015
In this collection of twelve dark, unerring and surprising short stories, John Boyne explores the extremities of the human condition in all its brilliance...

By Mantel, Hilary, 1952- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Fourth Estate, 2015
A brilliant - and rather transgressive - collection of short stories from the double Man Booker Prize-winning author of 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the...

By James, Peter, 1948- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Pan Books, 2015
Combining stories from ebook story collections 'Short Shockers One' and 'Short Shockers Two', and with never-before-seen new material, this is a story...

By Tremain, Rose
Hardback. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2014
Trapped in a London flat, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s' Paris. The most famous writer in Russia takes his last breath in a stationmaster...

By Vickers, Salley
Hardback. English.
Published UK: Viking, 2015
A charming spinster with kleptomaniac tendencies, a wealthy engineer in love with his wife's cleaning lady, a middle-aged woman with an imaginary boyfriend...

By Kelman, James
Hardback. English.
Published Edinburgh: Canongate, 2017
A trucker passes through a town he used to know and a local tries to sell him his sister; a couple put their children to bed and hear a loud scratching...

By Pilcher, Rosamunde, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Hodder, 2013
Through thick mist and a cold east wind, Lavinia returns to Scotland. Up at the big house Mrs Farquhar is dying. Seeing Lachlan again, Lavinia remembers...

By Dunmore, Helen
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hutchinson, 2018
In this remarkable, innovative and moving final collection of stories, Helen Dunmore explores the fragile ties between familial love, motherhood, friendship...

By Theroux, Paul, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hamish Hamilton, 2014
A family watches, horrified, as their patriarch transforms into the wise-cracking lead of an old-timey minstrel show. An art collector gleefully destroys...

By Mosse, Kate
Hardback. English.
Published London: Orion, 2013
A wonderfully atmospheric collection of short stories, rooted deep in the landscape and inspired by traditional folk tales and country legends from England...
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