Classic Women"s Short Stories (Classic Literature with Classical Music)

by Katherine Mansfield

Publisher: Naxos

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCarole Boyd (Narrator), Liza Ross (Narrator), Teresa Gallagher (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9160955M
ISBN 109626342382
ISBN 109789626342381

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This book group meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Leader: Lynn Mooney ([email protected]). A wonderful sampling of her stories is available in Women in Their Beds: New & Selected Stories.

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Classic Women's Short Stories (Unabridged Selections) audiobook, by Katherine Mansfield Five stories from influential women writers of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century.

New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield settled in England where she wrote a series of short stories that are widely recognized as among the finest of the 20th century for their economy.

Five stories from influential women writers of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century. New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield settled in England where she wrote a series of short stories that are widely recognised as among the finest of the twentieth century for their economy, clarity, sensitivity and effect.

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