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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...(+)

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Short Stories
Katherine Mansfield

Classification : Short Stories
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350091760
Price : 250

About the book
"So she slept and dreamed, and smiled in her sleep, and once threw out her arm to feel for something which was not there, dreaming still.' In 'The Tiredness of Rosabel' a shopgirl survives on a diet of dreams; yet her escapism makes her easy prey to the attentions of the men who frequent the millinery. In 'A Married Man's Story', as the wife-hating narrator complacently awaits the birth of his son, he unconsciously reveals the traumas of his own childhood. Throughout the stories in this selection, the relationship between the sexes provides a dark and thought-provoking backdrop to the private dramas and bitter-sweet comedies that occupy the lives of the protagonists. Claire Tomalin has chosen a splendid range of Katherine Mansfield's stories, from such well-known works as 'Bliss' to lesser-known gems like 'An Indiscreet Journey', one of the finest war stories written by a woman. A unique selection of stories, with introduction and select bibliography"
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