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Review: Stories

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Beautiful collection of stories. While some are harder, at least for me, to get into, they're all well-crafted examinations of characters. There were definitely stories where I could see the modern-day equivalents of some of the people in her stories around me. Read full review

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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

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Your lovely pear tree - pear tree - pear tree! I just remember the striking impression these stories made on me. I hugged this book to my chest and carried it around for months. I don't clearly recall ... Read full review

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Katherine Mansfield is wonderful. Although she is often compared to Anton Chekhov, I find her works to be more stimulating and less obvious. She writes with sharp corners and then goes back with an eraser to dull the edges, leaving the reader to interpret the work-- the way good writing should! Read full review

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"The Man Without a Temperament" is one of the most beautiful short stories I have read in a long time. If not ever. Read full review

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I discovered Mansfield teaching the second half of British Literature this spring and was immediately struck with: Where has this author been all my life?? Finely drawn portraits of the domestic scene ... Read full review

Review: Stories

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One of the few book that I will always keep on my bookshelf to be read over and over. Katherine Mansfield is extremely under-rated. I find this collection of short stories endearing and charming. I ... Read full review

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Tied with Brideshead as my all-time favorite. Read it. Read full review

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Wonderful short stories. Read full review


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