Love Stories

Love Stories

Book - 2009
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"Love Stories brings together a captivating assortment of short stories inspired by romantic entanglement in its many forms- first love, infatuation, obsession, unrequited love, marriage, adultery, jealousy, and the complicated bonds of those who have spent their lives together. n array of writers evoke a variety of moods, from the raw, erotic passion of Lawrence and Colette to the wickedlycynical comedy of Dorothy Parker and Roald Dahl; from the agonizing madness of jealousy in Nabokov s That in Aleppo Once ... to romantic illusions in Scott Fitzgerald s Winter Dreams . Objects of passion range from a glamorous silent-movie star in Elizabeth Bowen s haunting Dead Mabelle to a faithful ghost in Kawabata s Immortality and a successful heart surgeon and serial husband in Margaret Atwood s Bluebeard s Egg . Jhumpa Lahiri plumbs the depths of a couple sundered by tragedy while Lorrie Moore movingly portrays a husband and wife brought together by it. atherine Mansfield, Tobias Wolff and William Tr"
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2009]
ISBN: 9781841596020
Branch Call Number: LOVE STORIES
Characteristics: 394 pages ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Tesdell, Diana Secker


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