Posts under ‘Short Story’

The Necklace – Guy de Maupassant (Short Story)

Rob from RobAroundBooks is a big fan of short stories, and was disappointed to learn that I don’t like them. […]

The Victorian Chaise-Longue – Marghanita Laski

  Persephone No. 6 ..   .   Claire from Paperback Reader and Verity from The B Files are hosting Persephone […]

Nocturnes – Kazuo Ishiguro

I haven’t read any of Kazuo Ishiguro’s books before, although have a few here in the TBR pile and have […]

Mr Icky from ‘Tales of the Jazz Age’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

This review has been specially written for this week’s weekly geek task. It is written using randomly generated key words […]

The Lottery – Shirley Jackson

Claire from Paperback Reader alerted me to the short story The Lottery by Shirley Jackson. She described herself as ‘feeling […]

The Thing Around Your Neck – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

This is the best selection of short stories I have ever read! Chimamanda’s ability to draw you into each of […]