Posts under ‘Short Story’

The Moth: 50 Extraordinary True Stories

Five words from the blurb: truth, stranger, storytellers, spellbound I’m not normally a fan of short stories, but this book […]

Communion Town by Sam Thompson

 Longlisted for 2012 Booker Prize Five words from the blurb: city, stories, imagined, diverge, voices I’m not sure how this […]

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Five words from the blurb: Vietnam, war, healing, masterpiece, devastating The Things They Carried is a modern classic. It has […]

‘They’ – Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling is one of those authors I felt I should have read, but hadn’t until now. ‘They‘ is a […]

The Turn of the Screw – Henry James

I decided to read The Turn of the Screw after I heard Audrey Niffenegger describe it as her favourite book. […]

Legend of a Suicide – David Vann

Legend of a Suicide is a book which is hard to classify. It has been described as a collection of […]