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Review: Stories (Vintage Classics)

User Review  - Terry - Goodreads

Many years ago, when I went through a Giant Life Crisis, I found myself unable to read (or watch) anything at all except things that were totally unrelated to anything in my real life, so I ended up ... Read full review

Review: Stories (Vintage Classics)

User Review  - Rachael - Goodreads

The fifth star is for "Prelude". Read full review

Review: Stories (Vintage Classics)

User Review  - Timmy - Goodreads

Struggled and skipped. Read full review

Review: Stories

User Review  - Guang Tse - Goodreads

So I finally finished this collection of short stories. Mansfield's eye takes in beauty and horror in equal measure, and she is a master at creating a sense of unease and discomfort in the most mundane of things. She conveys early 20th century anomie with great subtlety. Read full review

Review: Stories

User Review  - Linda Hart - Goodreads

She's not on the short list of outstanding female American short story writers for nothing. I read some of these vignettes in HS & college, and years later I thoroughly enjoyed becoming reacquainted ... Read full review

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User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

We read four of Mansfield's stories for my British Modernism class. A couple of them I really liked--"The Garden Party" for instance is an incredible short story, and "The Late Colonel's Daughters ... Read full review

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User Review  - Faith - Goodreads

So far I have read Prelude, which was REALLY boring and has no character development...it also did not have likable characters. Not the makings of a great story. Hoping the next stories I read are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

love this, from "The Daughters of the Late Colonel": 'Josephine had had a moment of absolute terror at the cemetery, while the coffin was lowered, to think that she and Constantia had done this thing ... Read full review

Review: Stories

User Review  - Marcos - Goodreads

Not every story is crafted to perfection, but stories such as "I Don't Speak French Well", and "The Garden Party" or even "Prelude" are all well executed and disturbing depictions of human cruelty ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patrick Faller - Goodreads

This sampling of Mansfield's most representative works contains one of the more compelling stories I've yet yet, "The Woman at the Store," which is a young woman's account of a night she and two male ... Read full review


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