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  • Short story collections worth your time

    · By Jessica Paul

    There is a particular kind of precision required to write good short stories, sometimes less really is more. Here are some of the best examples I've come across. Twenty One Stories by Graham Greene Graham Greene's novels are revered globally and rightly so, his short stories are not as well known although they are excellent. This collection is variously comedic, violent, thought provoking, and dark. I think of Greene as a natural storyteller and short stories gave him room to flex his literary muscles. Written between 1929 - 1954, these stories are always unmistakably Greene. Includes The Destructors, set in the 50s, a gang...