Collected Stories by Shirley Hazzard audiobook

Collected Stories

By Shirley Hazzard
Edited by Brigitta Olubas
Foreword by Zoë Heller
Read by Susan Lyons

Recorded Books Inc. 9780374126483

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781705009499

  • ISBN: 9781665004572

Runtime: 15.50 Hours
Category: Fiction/Short Stories
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Collected Stories includes both volumes of the National Book Award–winning author Shirley Hazzard’s short-story collections?Cliffs of Fall and People in Glass Houses?alongside uncollected works and two previously unpublished stories Including twenty-eight works of short fiction in all, Shirley Hazzard’s Collected Stories is a work of staggering breadth and talent. Taken together, Hazzard’s short stories are masterworks in telescoping focus, “at once surgical and symphonic” (The New Yorker), ranging from quotidian struggles between beauty and pragmatism to satirical sendups of international bureaucracy, from the Italian countryside to suburban Connecticut. In an interview, Hazzard once said, “The idea that somebody has expressed something, in a supreme way, that it can be expressed; this is, I think, an enormous feature of literature.” Her stories themselves are a supreme evocation of writing at its very best: probing, uncompromising, and deeply felt.

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Author Bio: Shirley Hazzard

Author Bio: Shirley Hazzard

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Available Formats : Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Short Stories
Runtime: 15.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English