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Elephant s Nest in a Rhubarb Tree Other Stories

Author : Herbert Ernest Bates
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20 stories reflect vintage Bates.

Elephant s Nest in a Rhubarb Tree Other Stories

Author : Herbert Ernest Bates
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Readers who have discovered the delights of the British master storyteller H.E. Bates will welcome this third collection. Gathered here are twenty stories written between 1938 and 1964 which are gems of human observation.

Short Story Index

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The Public Image

Author : Muriel Spark
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"All homage to Muriel Spark, the coolest writer ever to scald your liver and your lights" (The Washington Post). The Public Image, which the author has called "an ethical shocker," provides a scalding the reader is unlikely to forget, particularly as it is so enjoyable.

The Princess of Cleves

Author : Madame de La Fayette (Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne)
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A seventeenth century French novel tells the story of the Duc de Nemours, who fell in love with the beautiful wife of his friend, the Prince of Cleves

A Russian Doll and Other Stories

Author : Adolfo Bioy Casares
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This collection of traditional and experimental stories by Argentinian novelist Bioy Casares ( The Adventures of a Photographer in La Plata ) offers sophisticated, seamless prose, as well as magical realism and biting political satire. - Publishers Weekly

Best Books for Public Libraries

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"The subtitle tells us all we need to know about the contents, and the publisher's reputation tells us the rest ... beautifully compiled ... with thorough subject, title and author indexes." Reference Reviews "It's surprising how quickly a new reference can come to seem essential when it brings together previously uncompiled information. Such is the case with this guide..." Reference & Research Book News "I find this book an excellent collection development tool that renders its rivals obsolete ... I have used it several times to get patrons on the right track for their reading wants and needs." Wilson Library Bulletin Based on positive reviews from respected sources (Library Journal, Booklist, Choice, The New Yorker, The New York Times Books Review, Atlantic, Time, Newsweek and others), this cornerstone resource gives you all the information you need to evaluate, choose and order any of more than 10,000 ESSENTIAL books for your collection. Best Books for Public Libraries divides titles into two parts: fiction (by genre) and nonfiction (by Dewey Decimal classes). Entries identify award winners, best-sellers, and large-type editions, in addition to providing the title, author, publication date, publisher, price, edition, ISBN, a brief annotation, and citations for published reviews.

Encyclopedia of British Writers 1800 to the Present

Author : George Stade
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Profiles the finest British poets, novelists, playwrights, essayists, and other writers of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, including essential details about the author's life and work and suggestions for further reading. Writers from Ireland and nations of the British Commonwealth are also included.

H E Bates

Author : Peter Eads
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The New York Times Book Review

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Presents extended reviews of noteworthy books, short reviews, essays and articles on topics and trends in publishing, literature, culture and the arts. Includes lists of best sellers (hardcover and paperback).