The Pocket Book of Short Stories book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A collection of 22 short stories by 22 masters of. 54 books based on 3 votes: Lost Horizon by James Hilton, The A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie, Wake Up and Live! by Dorothea Brande. Short Stories & Anthologies. Mass Market Paperback – January 2, This is the kind of book you can pick up, read a story or two, and put it back for another day.
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Write a review Rate this item: Preview this item Preview this item. The pocket book of short stories: American, English and continental masterpieces Author: I decided to go back and take a fresh look at the 22 short stories included and see if I liked them as much now as way back then.
The Killers-Ernest Hemingway. Set in Summit, Illinois during the s. While just west of Midway Airport now, back then, Summit was pretty much run by Capone and was every bit as corrupt and dangerous as one would think. No plot.
No character development. Only 10 pages, but Although this book was originally compiled in , my copy is the 67th printing from Only 10 pages, but quintessential Hemingway. Nick Adams is in it!
They did not say anything. George reached down for a towel and wiped the counter. Stupid, pretentious and dated. Big Blonde-Dorothy Parker. I loved this story. A sad tale about a wasted life, beautifully told. Hazel is an unforgettable character and I suspect Ms.
Parker was well acquainted with people like her in Depression era New York. Perhaps my favorite story in the collection.
Even if one did not have any background on Ms. It occurred to him that all the flowers he had seen in the show windows must have gone the same way, long before this.
Seeds-Sherwood Anderson. This seemed overly mannered to me.
I realize the characters exchange their positions, but it was tedious to follow. Bliss-Katherine Mansfield. This is one to read carefully.