Sixty Stories

Sixty Stories

by Donald Barthelme

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 30/09/2003

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With these audacious and murderously witty stories, Donald Barthelme threw the preoccupations of our time into the literary equivalent of a Cuisinart and served up a gorgeous salad of American culture, high and low. Here are the urban upheavals reimagined as frontier myth; travelogues through countries that might have been created by Kafka; cryptic dialogues that bore down to the bedrock of our longings, dreams, and angsts. Like all of Barthelme's work, the sixty stories collected in this volume are triumphs of language and perception, at once unsettling and irresistible.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

ISBN:
9780142437391
9780142437391
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
30-09-2003
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
196.09x127.51x20.32mm
Weight:
0.34kg

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