The Cracked Looking-Glass

Katherine Anne Porter

'She only wished to prove to herself she was once more on a train going somewhere'

A passionate, unfulfilled woman considers her life and her marriage in this moving novella by one of America's finest short story writers.

Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.

  • Penguin Classics
  • Published 22nd February 2018
  • 64 Pages
  • 112mm x 161mm x 6mm
  • 50g
  • £1.00