Penguin, 2002. dec. 31. - 480 oldal
As this complete collection of her short stories demonstrates, Dorothy Parker’s talents extended far beyond brash one-liners and clever rhymes. Her stories not only bring to life the urban milieu that was her bailiwick but lay bare the uncertainties and disappointments of ordinary people living ordinary lives.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Dorothy Parker's short stories are arranged chronologically in this collected works edition. This is a bit of a shame, because her earliest stories from 1923 were terribly misanthropic. Incisive and ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
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I read a selection of these. Some stories are fabulous but there are a lot that are alike, type: man and woman in conversation ending up quarreling. These are more like sketches than real stories. Teljes értékelés elolvasása