Six Great Modern Short Novels, Volume 1990

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Dell Publishing Company, 1954 - Fiction - 448 pages
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These six short novels are as different from each other as any great work of fiction can be. But despite differences, all share that one element--the unmistakable ring of human truth--that marks each of them as a masterpiece. Novels include The Dead by James Joyce, Billy Budd by Herman Melville, Noon Wine by Katherine Anne Porter, The Overcoat by Nikolay Gogol, The Pilgrim Hawk by Glen Wescott, and The Bear by William Faulkner.

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BILLY BUDD - Perhaps the most studied of Melville's works, enriched by his friendship with Hawthorne and his dark symbol-laden stories. Narrative heads straight to the hanging of the hero with ... Read full review

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BY JAMES JOYCE
11
Billy Budd Foretopman
57
BY KATHERINE ANNE PORTER
159
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