Short Stories

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See also: Anthologies & Short Stories

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  • Cover scan of On The Heroism Of Mortals
    On The Heroism Of Mortals
    Allan Cameron - Paperback - Vagabond Voices
    This collection of short stories deals with the heroism of our flawed lives. It explores the arduousness of people's lives and covers such diverse subjects as human solidarity, generational change, single parenthood, domestic violence, the tragic complexity of revolution, police brutality, artistic hubris and the limitations of rationalism.
  • Cover scan of The One That Got Away
    The One That Got Away
    Zoë Wicomb - Paperback - Five Leaves
    The author explores a range of human relationships: marriage, friendship, family ties, and relations with those who serve us. Wicomb's fluid, shifting technique questions conventional certainties and makes for exhilarating reading, full of ironic twists, ambiguities, and moments of startling insight.
  • Cover scan of O Caledonia And Short Stories
    O Caledonia And Short Stories
    Elspeth Barker - Paperback - Black Dog
    Janet lies murdered at the foot of the castle stairs, oddly attired in her mother's black lace evening dress, lamented only by her pet jackdaw. This classic story also comes with a selection of short stories.
  • Cover scan of One O'clock Gun Anthology
    One O'clock Gun Anthology
    - Paperback - Leamington
    This anthology celebrates the first 4 years of the 'Gun', 2004 to 2008.
  • Cover scan of The Oxford Book Of Scottish Short Stories
    The Oxford Book Of Scottish Short Stories
    - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    From tales of the supernatural to pungent social realism, whether rural or urban, this anthology aims to show the vitality of the Scottish short story. Writers featured include: Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and J.M. Barrie.
  • Cover scan of An Old Pub Near The Angel
    An Old Pub Near The Angel
    James Kelman - Paperback - Polygon
    James Kelman's first collection of short stories is set among the tenements and bedsits of Glasgow, shining a light on the exploits of young and old. This new edition contains an essay by Kelman about his early life and writing.
  • Cover scan of One City
    One Book, One City
    - Paperback - Polygon
    Alexander McCall Smith, Ian Rankin and Irvine Welsh have joined forces for the first time to offer three radically different takes on Edinburgh life.
  • Cover scan of Original Bliss
    Original Bliss
    A. L. Kennedy - Paperback - Vintage
    The stories brought together in Original Bliss are concerned with the complexities of sex, and the lack of it. In the novella that gives the book its title, a woman thinks that she has lost God, but it is simply love that she is missing.
  • Cover scan of Other Stories And Other Stories
    Other Stories And Other Stories
    Ali Smith - Paperback - Penguin
    There are so many stories to be told about love and loss. In 'Other Stories and Other Stories', Ali Smith tells stories of both of the above and ghost, seasonal, scary, powerful, instructive, moving and different stories too.
  • Cover scan of Outlandish Affairs
    Outlandish Affairs: An Anthology Of Amorous Encounters
    - Paperback - Luath
    Each tale in this volume explores the different aspects of cross-cultural relationships often highlighting the awkward and humorous situations born from simple misunderstanding. There are also tales of lost love, haunting love and indefinable love all trying to break down the barriers of culture.

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