Fifty Great Short Stories
Edited by Milton Crane, this book offers a comprehensive selection of the world's best short fiction stories. Including works by English, American, and Continental writers of the past 100 years, the variety in style and subject is enormous, but all feature the high quality of writing that has made them classics. Examples of the fifty stories included are: The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield, The Three-Day Blow by Ernest Hemingway, The Lottery by Shirley Jackson, The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe, The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck, That Evening Sun by William Faulkner, Thrawn Janet by Robert Louis Stevenson, and many more. 572 pgs, pb.