From the cruel irony of aA member of the Familya to the fateful echoes of aThe Go-Away Birda and the unexpectedly sinister aThe Girl I Left Behind Mea, in settings that range from South Africa to the Portobello Road, Muriel Spark coolly probes the idiosyncrasies that lurk beneath the veneer of human respectability, displaying the acerbic wit and wisdom that are the hallmarks of her unique talent. The Complete Short Stories is a collection to be loved and cherished, from one of the finest short-story writers of the twentieth century.THE. EXECUTOR. When my uncle died all the literary manuscripts went to a university foundation, except one. The correspondence went too, and the whole of his library. They came (a white-haired man and a young girl) and surveyed his anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Short Stories|
|Publisher||:||Canongate Books - 2011-08-18|