My mistress's sparrow is dead: great love stories

from Chekhov to Munro

A wide-ranging and eclectic collection of short stories on the theme of love in its various forms: romantic, erotic, impossible, undying and exhausted. No other aspect of the human experience regularly inspires such an outpouring of poetry, prose and philosophy as love. Les mer
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A wide-ranging and eclectic collection of short stories on the theme of love in its various forms: romantic, erotic, impossible, undying and exhausted. No other aspect of the human experience regularly inspires such an outpouring of poetry, prose and philosophy as love. From passionate declarations to clinical analysis, writers of every age have been fascinated, tormented and inspired by love. This beautifully produced collection of short stories will combine the best of contemporary and classic fiction on the theme of love, from Catullus to Alice Munro. Edited and introduced by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'Middlesex', this wonderfully heterodox look at love will include, amongst others, 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner, 'The Lady with the Lapdog' by Anton Chekhov, and stories by Lorrie Moore, Milan Kundera and Guy de Maupassant. / 'My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead' is a beautifully produced collection of short love stories taken from the past and the present day from a range of phenomenal writers. / Introduced by Pulitzer Prize-winner Jeffrey Eugenides -- the bestselling author of 'The Virgin Suicides' and 'Middlesex'. / Featured authors include: Harold Brodkey, Anton Chekhov, Grace Paley, William Faulkner, Denis Johnson, David Bezmozgis, Deborah Eisenberg, Milan Kundera, William Trevor, Guy de Maupassant, Gilbert Sorrentino, Vladimir Nabokov, Lorrie Moore, Mary Robison, David Gates, Isaac Babel, Robert Musil, George Saunders, Eileen Chang, Richard Ford, Stuart Dybek, Miranda July, Bernard Malamud, Raymond Carver, and Alice Munro / Published to fantastic review coverage across the media in hardback.

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