By Susan Sontag
En 1978 vieron los angeles luz en forma de libro por primera vez los relatos que Susan Sontag fue publicando en las revistas más
importantes de los angeles época. Muestran a una escritora que se aleja de los angeles cotidianidad y se maneja con soltura entre atmósferas opresivas, que baraja temas como el amor, el conocimiento, los angeles relación con el presente o los angeles dificultad de establecer límites entre el bien y el mal. Una nueva muestra de los angeles apertura de caminos literarios que Sontag, Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Letras 2003, se propuso como ineludible norma intelectual.
By Elizabeth Gaskell
Desapariciones misteriosas, fantasmas vengativos, caballeros y aristócratas con una doble vida de asesinos y bandidos, maldiciones que se vuelven contra los descendientes de quien las pronunció... Los clásicos elementos góticos que atrajeron a los angeles autora podría pensarse que se impusieron al carácter cotidiano y a l. a. proyección social de sus temas habituales.
By Dennis Cooper
A brief tale from the gathering gruesome guy by means of Dennis Cooper.
By Raymond Carver
In his moment number of tales, as in his first, Carver's characters are peripheral people—people with out schooling, perception or clients, humans too unimaginative to even hand over. Carver celebrates those women and men.
By Leo Tolstoy
(Book Jacket prestige: now not Jacketed)The merely finished hardcover variation of Tolstoy's shorter fiction--57 tales and novellas, together with that experience by no means sooner than seemed in English.In those good-looking volumes, each element of Tolstoy's artwork and character is mirrored: his stories as a soldier within the Caucasus, his married existence, his passionate curiosity within the peasantry, his trust honestly and ease, and peculiarly, his growing to be preoccupation with faith. Ranging in scope from the quick novels Hadj Murad and The Kreutzer Sonata to folktales just a couple of pages lengthy, they bring about us in detail into the realm of the good Russian novelist.
By Joyce Carol Oates
Few authors may be able to create an environment of unease and terror in addition to Oates, and the 4 novellas during this assortment end up the purpose. within the identify tale, "Evil Eye", a tender girl has lately develop into the fourth spouse of a guy who's hard. whilst his first spouse involves stick with them, she warns her that he's insane, and that she needs to shield herself.
A fateful assembly in a library ends up in a boy’s obsessive curiosity in a teenage woman in “So close to Any Time Always”, which initially seemed within the popular secret magazine Ellery Queen.
In “The Flat-Bed,” which was once written in particular for this quantity and is in print for the 1st time, a stunning younger girl, for purposes she can't understand or clarify, struggles with frigidity. The act that eventually releases her will surprise readers.
All the novellas during this assortment function love that's a bit of askew, simply off heart and, finally, frightening.
By Ivan Bunin
Chosen and translated from the Russian through Bernard Guilbert Guerney
Many of Bunin's most sensible recognized tales normally from the 1910s and 20s.
The Elaghin Affair
The Mordvinian Sarafan
A Creepy Story
Temir Aksak Khan
The celebrity of Love
Long, lengthy Ago
The evening of Denial
The 3rd Cock-crow
Of Emelya the idiot, and of ways He grew to become Out to be the Wisest of All
By Tom Weaver
"I talked with a zombie"-it DOES look like a wierd factor to claim! yet for over 25 years, Tom Weaver has been chatting up zombies and lots of different classic motion picture monsters, besides the screenwriters, manufacturers, administrators and actors liable for bringing them to lifestyles. during this most modern compilation of interviews, 23 extra veterans percentage their stories-strange, scary or even a bit funny-this time with an elevated emphasis on style television sequence courtesy of the celebrities of The Time Tunnel; Rocky Jones, area Ranger; Tom Corbett, house Cadet; Planet of the Apes; and The Wild Wild West.
By Italo Calvino
A set of reports approximately time, house, and the evolution of the universe during which the writer blends arithmetic with poetic mind's eye. “Calvino does what only a few writers can do: he describes imaginary worlds with the main impressive precision and beauty” (Gore Vidal, big apple assessment of Books). Translated through William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
By Terry Pratchett
A set of brief fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the complete of his writing profession from schooldays to Discworld and the current day.
In the 4 a long time seeing that his first ebook seemed in print, Terry Pratchett has develop into one of many world's best-selling and best-loved authors. right here for the 1st time are his brief tales and different short-form fiction gathered into one quantity. A Blink of the reveal charts the process Pratchett's lengthy writing profession: from his schooldays via to his first writing task at the dollars loose Press, and the origins of his debut novel, The Carpet humans; and on back to the dizzy mastery of the phenomenally winning Discworld series.
Here are characters either time-honored and but to be chanced on; deserted worlds and others nonetheless increasing; experience, chickens, demise, disco and, truly, a few relatively anxious rules approximately Christmas, it all shot via with Terry's inimitable model of humour. With an creation by way of Booker Prize-winning writer A.S. Byatt, illustrations through the overdue Josh Kirby and drawings via the writer himself, this can be a booklet to treasure.