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The Oxford book of English short stories

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, English,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by A.S. Byatt.
      ContributionsByatt, A. S. 1936-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR1309.S5 O88 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 439 p. ;
      Number of Pages439
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL697448M
      ISBN 100192142380
      LC Control Number97044998


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Dame Antonia Susan Duffy DBE HonFBA (née Drabble; born 24 August ), known professionally as A. Byatt (/ ˈ b aɪ. ə t / BY-ət), is an English novelist, poet and Booker Prize winner. InThe Times newspaper named her on its list of the 50 greatest British writers since Alma mater: Newnham College, Cambridge, Bryn Mawr.

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