Publisher description for Great short short stories : quick reads by great writers / edited by Paul Negri.


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All devoted readers long for more time to spend with their books. This outstanding collection of more than 30 brilliant short stories--each just six or fewer pages in length--provides the chance to make the most of available reading time by allowing readers to absorb an entire story (or two or three) in just one sitting. Popular tales include Kafka's "A Country Doctor," Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," Chopin's "A Pair of Silk Stockings," plus works by Dickens, O. Henry, Chekhov, Wilde, and many others.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Short stories -- Translations into English.
Short stories, English.
Short stories, American.