The Short Story Collection

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    Tales that task their readers with determining the true nature of reality, from a man trapped between the walls of his favourite restaurant to an unhappy woman who enters the world of whirlwinds.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collectionlast month
    These new and selected collection from critically acclaimed author Lance Olsen encompasses 25 years and 21 fictions, in an amalgam of form and content.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection2 months ago
    In the Carolina mountains and foothills, pines decline and businesses fail. Existing in bleak boomtowns, with violence an ever-present threat, women strive for survival.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection2 months ago
    Interesting and innovative, nineteen writers merge narrative spaces between genres: personal and political writing, realism and fantasy, poetry and scholarly work. Interstitial fictions.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection3 months ago
    Ten stories set in carefully crafted worlds (usually Kentucky). Taking different forms, from flash fiction to novella, each one leads you inside a strange or dystopian dimension, and then pulls the rug.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection3 months ago
    Drawing upon the Bible, fairy tales, and science fiction, these hauntingly hallucinatory stories explore the darkest manifestations of history, gender, and sexuality.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection7 months ago
    A double A-side of stories featuring a reclusive seventies folk singer who drops her guard to a music journalist on a stormy night in London, and a young English couple who become entangled with a charming yet mysterious stranger in a Mexican resort.
    Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection7 months ago
    From one of Austria’s most critically acclaimed writers, comes a hauntingly surreal collection of short stories from a Christmas gathering with one person missing to an obsessively observant neighbour. Told with a Kafkaesque sense of detachment.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection8 months ago
    This award-winning collection of short fiction from Cecile Barlier explores peculiar experiences and revelations, from the real to the bizarre.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection8 months ago
    An American master of short fiction, comprehensively collected and immortalised in a single volume. Thematically encompassing home, family, place, time, sexuality, isolation, and memory, explore writings deliberately set adrift from categorisation.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection8 months ago
    Exploring contemporary American life in 12 short stories, this prize-winning collection traverses activism, relationships, sexuality and rape.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection9 months ago
    Four disturbing tales of love gone wrong from one of the most eminent writers of her generation. From a shy teenager in the first throws of love to the fourth wife of a prominent intellectual, these stories explore what people will do to find, keep and end love.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection10 months ago
    In this collection of short speculative fiction, award-winning author and musician Alaya Dawn Johnson explores oppression from new angles such as a group of invading vampires and their ethical treatment of humans.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collectionlast year
    In a world where technology and branding permeate every aspect of our daily live, these surreal short stories take the reader on an unsettling joyride through love, longing, romance and sex.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collectionlast year
    Six short stories with the breadth of a novel, from a tormented woman whose face decides her destiny to the expose of a group of film actors, where the forces of sex, money and power pervade.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collectionlast year
    Intertwining extraordinary situations with the unremarkable reality of ordinary life, this collection of short stories explores our obsession with superficial fads and deeper longing for meaningful connections.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection2 years ago
    Mixing the mundane with the mysterious — everyday situations with extraordinary settings and extraordinary situations with everyday settings — this collection of stories explores the troubles that arise when the strange and familiar collide.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection2 years ago
    Creaking ominously with haunted houses, unexplained mysteries and lost souls, this eerie anthology of supernatural tales from the past 25 years, is sure to give you chills. Compiled by award winning editor Ellen Datlow.
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  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection2 years ago
    Four fantastic authors. Four feel-good forays into festive romance.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfThe Short Story Collection2 years ago
    Carefully unwrap this chilling collection of classic Christmas stories spanning horror, mystery and crime. A fireside feast of fearsome festive fiction!
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