Short Stories


"Futurama"

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In this first collection of comic strips based on Matt Groening's Futurama series, Fry, a shiftless pizza delivery boy, awakens from an accidental cryogenic freezing in the year 3000 and the reader discovers the future of pizza delivery. With colour comic strip. Paperback, 128 pages. Size: 258 x 170 mm. Weight: 173g.
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ISBN:  1840234342
Publisher:  Titan Books Ltd
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Galpa"

Short Stories By Bangladeshi Women

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This anthology of translated short stories is representative of the variety of issues that women from Bangladesh tackle in their writings. It includes stories about the 1971 War of Liberation, women's 'honour', mother-daughter relationships, the vagaries of marriage and contemporary political corruption. Paperback, 280 pages. Size: 210 x 135 mm. Weight: 334g.
Author:  (Zaman, Niaz, ed.)
ISBN:  0863565670
Publisher:  Saqi Books
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Girls' Night Out/Boys' Night In"

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With two front covers, this title contains 30 stories that should appeal to male and female alike. Girls' Night Out introduces female authors, including Josie Lloyd and Kathy Lette. Boys' Night In features authors such as Mike Gayle, and Emlyn Rees. One pound goes to War Child for every sale. With 80 illustrations. Paperback (A Format), 464 pages. Size: 178 x 111 mm. Weight: 328g.
Author:  (Manby, Chris, ed.)
ISBN:  0007122039
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2001  (UK)
Readership:  General Short Stories

"Great Escapes"

A Short Story Collection

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"Good Housekeeping" series; Includes stories based loosely on the themes of food, family and relationships. Paperback, 294 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 320g.
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ISBN:  1843404834
Publisher:  Anova Books
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"The Greatest Horse Stories Ever Told"

Twenty-Eight Unforgettable Horse Tales

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Throughout recorded history, the horse has played many roles in human life. He has been man's partner in war, his servant in work, his team-mate in sports, his inspiration in art. So it is only natural that literature includes many masterpieces about horses and horsemanship. New ed. Paperback, 272 pages. Size: 230 x 153 mm. Weight: 408g.
Author:  (Price, Steven D., ed.)
ISBN:  1592280110
Publisher:  Globe Pequot Press
Date:  2004  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Kahani"

Short Stories By Pakistani Women

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A collection of stories by Pakistan's women writers - including Jamila Hashmi, Mumtaz Shirin, and Fahmida Riaz. Here, these writers mirror the events of their convoluted history - nationalism and independence, wars with India, the creation of Bangladesh, the ethnic conflicts in Karachi. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 170 pages. Size: 210 x 135 mm. Weight: 210g.
Author:  (Hussein, Aamer, ed.)
ISBN:  0863565778
Publisher:  Saqi Books
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"A Licence to Chill"

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With illustrations. Paperback, 150 pages. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (Tupholme, Claire, ed.)
ISBN:  1844605906
Publisher:  Young Writers
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Literacy World Satellites Fiction Stage 3 Short Stories 2"

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Book, Weight: 93g.
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ISBN:  0435117882
Publisher:  Heinemann Educational Books - Primary Division
Date:  2000  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"A Little Bit of Love and Other Short Stories"

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Ten gentle tales, expect a tear and a smile. Mixed Media Product, Weight: 394g.
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ISBN:  1904278140
Publisher:  Red N Ritten Ltd
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Madinah"

City Stories From the Middle East

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A unique anthology of specially commissioned and previously untranslated stories from 10 Middle Eastern cities, examining cultural and historic tensions in the area, as well as celebrating the enormous richness of the regions' literatures and traditions. Features 10 of the Middle East's leading writers; including multi-award winners like Nedim Gursel (Istanbul) and Jamal Ghitani (Cairo). A major 3-day tour with 3 visiting authors planned for October, supported by the British Council and featuring readings at the Manchester Literature Festival, London SOAS, Ilkley Literature Festival and one other city (tbc). Paperback, 192 pages. Weight: 225g.
Author:  (Haddad, Joumana, ed.)
ISBN:  1905583206
Publisher:  Comma Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"McSweeney's Issue 22"

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Divided into three parts, this book features poets including Michael Ondaatje and Denis Johnson who initiate poet-chains, picking a poem of their own and one by another poet, who then does the same, and so on. It provides a story premises which was catalogued in The Crack-Up. Hardback, 480 pages. Weight: 937g.
Author:  (Eggers, Dave, ed.)
ISBN:  0241143764
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Mini Sagas"

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Features 200 of the best mini-sagas from the latest Daily Telegraph competition, chosen from the thousands received from all over the world. Foreword by Joanna Lumley. In support of the Avron Foundation. With illustrations. Paperback, 208 pages. Size: 160 x 110 mm. Weight: 161g.
Author:  (Aldiss, Brian W., ed.)
ISBN:  1900564777
Publisher:  Enitharmon Press
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Mums"

A Celebration of Motherhood

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From mums who are not afraid of anything - except spiders - to magical mums, reluctant mums and mums behaving badly, this is a collection of fiction and memoir from some of Britain's best-loved writers. It also includes anecdotes from celebrity mums such as Nigella Lawson and Arabella Weir, and illustrations by Shirley Hughes and Quentin Blake. With illustrations. Paperback, 320 pages. Size: 198 x 127 mm. Weight: 225g.
Author:  (Brown, Sarah, ed.)
ISBN:  0091922623
Publisher:  Ebury Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Murder at the Racetrack"

Original Tales of Mystery and Mayhem Down the Final Stretch

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* A collection of original stories centring around horseracing, from some of today's great writers. Paperback, 336 pages. Size: 216 x 135 mm. Weight: 81g.
Author:  (Penzler, Otto, ed.)
ISBN:  0446697656
Publisher:  Little, Brown & Company
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Short Stories

"Mystery"

The Best of 2001

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This is a collection of the best mystery short stories written in 2001, by some of the genre's greatest writers. Authors included in this edition are Ruth Rendell, Carolyn Wheat and Loren Estleman. Paperback (A Format), 368 pages. Size: 178 x 108 mm. Weight: 159g.
Author:  (Breen, Jon L., ed.)
ISBN:  0743445015
Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Ltd
Date:  2002  (UK)
Readership:  General Short Stories

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