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FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9780857862273
RRP: £12.00
PAGES: 608
PUBLICATION DATE: August 18, 2011

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The Complete Short Stories

By (author) Muriel Spark; Introduction by Janice Galloway

From the cruel irony of “A member of the Family” to the fateful echoes of “The Go-Away Bird” and the unexpectedly sinister “The Girl I Left Behind Me”, in settings that range from South Africa to the Portobello Road, Muriel Spark coolly probes the idiosyncrasies that lurk beneath the veneer of human respectability, displaying the acerbic wit and wisdom that are the hallmarks of her unique talent. “The Complete Short Stories” is a collection to be loved and cherished, from one of the finest short-story writers of the twentieth century.

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These stories are glittering, concise, funny and beautifully written – Telegraph

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