The Collected Short Stories (Norton Paperback Fiction)

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"Reading such stories as a group . . . can be overwhelming. Yet it is precisely this intense immersion in experience that is the essence of Rhys' art. The force of her stories lies in the fusion of elegant prose with an uncanny penetration of the darker reaches of the soul."―Washington Post Book World

Jean Rhys was one of the twentieth century's foremost writers, a literary artist who made exqusite use of the raw material of her own often turbulent life to create fiction of memorable resonance and poignancy. Here for the first time in one volume are her complete stories.

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Jean Rhys (1890–1979) is the author of Good Morning, Midnight; Voyage in the Dark; After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie; Quartet; and The Collected Short Stories.

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Includes some of the best British short stories of the last century ... You hear her voice speaking directly to you; her reality is your reality * Guardian * The force of her stories lies in the fusion of elegant prose with an uncanny penetration into the darker reaches of the soul * Washington Post * She is the novelist of longing and yearning and rage and sexual desire ... One of the twentieth-century greats -- Linda Grant This book fully exhibits Rhys's extraordinary talent for prose * Independent *

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