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Short stories, five decades.

Irwin Shaw

Short stories, five decades.

by Irwin Shaw

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Published by Pan .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Delacorte London : Cape, 1978.

The Physical Object
Paginationx,756p.
Number of Pages756
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16714249M
ISBN 100330296043

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In over, 1, pages of first-class writing, the reader will find works by Martin Amis, Saul Bellow, John Berryman, Keith Botsford, G.V. Desani, Herbert Gold, Mark Harris, Arthur Miller, S.J. Perelman, Philip O'Connor, and many more. Plus fascinating, unseen writing by D.H. Lawrence, Louis Guilloux and Victor Hugo. Little in this anthology has been published before in book form.   The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories, edited by Jhumpa Lahiri, will be published on 7 March. “A Simple Heart” by Gustave Flaubert () Flaubert wrote this story for his old friend and.


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