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British and American short stories

G. C. Thornley

British and American short stories

by G. C. Thornley

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Published by Longman in Harlow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and simplified by G.C. Thornley.
SeriesLongman simplified English series
The Physical Object
Pagination111p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15075997M
ISBN 100582528127

Download Beginning with a brief history and evolution of the short story genre, alongside an overview of the key short story writers, and an explanatory chapter of literary criticism, this book aims to give readers insight into the works by canonical British, Irish, and American authors, including Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Flannery O'Connor, and more.   Level 5: British and American Short Stories by D. H. Lawrence, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(65).

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British And American Short Stories book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Part of a series designed to be suitable for stud /5. British and American Short Stories Paperback – November 5, by G.C. Thornley (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 5.

Many of the stories in this book are about ordinary people living ordinary lives, and written by well-known British and American writers. While reading these stories, readers can have varies experiences because different writers with their own opinion.

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