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Stories to get you through the night

Stories to get you through the night

Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923

This is a collection to remedy life's stresses and strains. Inside you will find writings from the greatest of classic and contemporary authors which brighten and inspire, move and delight, soothe and restore in equal measure

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Katherine Mansfield ... [et al.] ; and with an introduction by Helen Dunmore
ISBN: 0099541076, 9780099541073
Physical Description: xvi, 320 p. ; 23 cm.
Series: Vintage classics
Subject: Short stories.
Series Title: Vintage classics.

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"As Helen Dunmore rightly says in her excellent and perceptive introduction to this collection, the best short stories bear endless re-reading."
The Lady

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Stories to Get You Through the Nightis a collection to remedy life's stresses and strains. Inside you will find writing from the greatest of classic and contemporary authors; stories that will brighten and inspire, move and delight, soothe and restore in equal measure.

Whether as a cure for insomnia, to while away the hours on a midnight journey, or as a brief moment of escapism before you turn off the light, the stories contained in this remarkable collection provide the perfect antidote to the frenetic pace of modern life - a rich and calming selection guaranteed to get you through the night.

Featuring stories by:

Katherine Mansfield, Alice Munro, Anton Chekhov, Oscar Wilde, Haruki Murakami, Wilkie Collins, Kate Chopin, Elizabeth Gaskell, The Brothers Grimm, John Cheever, Arthur Conan Doyle, Virginia Woolf, Rudyard Kipling, Helen Simpson, Richard Yates, Raymond Carver, Martin Amis, Angela Carter, Somerset Maugham and Julian Barnes