Collected Stories of Colette
This comprehensive collection of one hundred short stories by the French writer ranges from a short fable to a novella and includes such popular masterpieces as "Bella-Vista" and "The Tender Shoot"
Short narratives probe man's soul to reveal his conflicting emotions, motives, and desires and his tortured struggle for salvation
Stories of soldiers, nuns, priests, doctors, widows, children, old couples, lovers, and many others offer a frank portrait of life in Ireland
Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil
Six short stories probe the mind of man to reveal his hidden motives
Irving History, Tales, and Sketches
Presents satires of New York City history, politics, and society
A New Translation : 21 Novelle, Contemporary Reactions, Modern Criticism
A new translation of the fourteenth-century tales recounted by young citizens of Florence who have fled the city to escape the plague
Sustained by dreams of glorious martyrdom, a seventeenth-century Purtuguese missionary in Japan administers to the outlawed Christians until Japanese authorities capture him and force him to watch the torture of his followers, promising to stop if he will renounce Christ.
Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
All forty-one stories published by the distinguished writer are brought together, displaying her insights into the American South and including her most famous work, "Death of a Traveling Salesman"
A corrupt Burmese politician uses the powers of his office to win membership in a British club
A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories
A collection of short stories depicting the emotions and life-styles of the inhabitants of the rural South