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BOOK OF THE MONTH
THE ICKABOG
J.K. Rowling
1299

'The Ickabog is coming... A mythical monster, a kingdom in peril, an adventure...(+)

Author Spotlight

Marina is an Anglo-Indian, London-based barrister specialising in constitutional and human rights ...(+)

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Short Stories
Stephen Gill

Classification : Short Stories
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350091739
Price : 250

About the book
�Excellent selection�showing Lawrence�s development from a mature mastery of the realistic mode to a more ambitious symbolic complexity.� The Sunday Times Lawrence�s short stories are more easily accessible than most of his novels, and have a quality which is uniquely their own. All his fiction draws largely upon his own experiences: disturbing, unpredictable and always moralistic. But Lawrence was a teacher and, at times, a preacher who wrote passionately about the danger of people losing the ability to appreciate life; of the importance of simple human contact capable of breathing energy into lives that have gone dead. The scandal occasioned by Lawrence�s work at publication blinded many to its lasting value. This selection is representative of the best of his short fiction. Presented chronologically, it suggests how it changed its nature throughout Lawrence�s career. A comprehensive edition with introduction, bibliography and chronology of Lawrence�s life and times

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