The LIVES collection from Victoria Hislop's THE STORY, 100 short stories written by women, selected and introduced by one of the nation's favourite novelists.
A collection of short stories about LIVES selected and introduced by Victoria Hislop. Perfect for any fiction lover.
Featuring two centuries of women's short fiction, ranging from established Queens of the short story like Dorothy Parker and Grace Paley, to contemporary rising stars like Holly Goddard Jones, this is the biggest and most beautiful collection in print today.
Handpicked by one of the nation's favourite novelists, Victoria Hislop - herself a great writer of, and champion for, short stories.
LIVES CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE: Willa Cather, Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Parker, Doris Lessing, Penelope Fitzgerald, Margaret Atwood, Anita Desai, Elspeth Davie, Alice Walker, Penelope Lively, Grace Paley, A.M. Homes, Anne Enright, Elizabeth Jolley, Jane Gardam, Alison Lurie, Jennifer Egan, Nicola Barker, Hilary Mantel, Elizabeth Russell Taylor, A.S. Byatt, Maggie Gee, Holly Goddard Jones, Ali Smith, A.L. Kennedy, Polly Samson, Helen Simpson, Stella Duffy.