In well-crafted short stories every tale is a brief but powerful glimpse into the mind of a master storyteller.
Authors such as Jo Nesbo, Haruki Murakami and Tom Hanks have all turned their hands to this complex yet impressive format. Whether you’re looking for a terrifying horror story or to feel wonderfully festive with The Penguin Book of Christmas Stories, this treasure trove of literary gems will spark your imagination.
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Modern life is a busy affair and sometimes, a short story offers the perfect form. Escape with these ground-breaking works, both classic and modern.