all ebooks in category: Translated Short Stories (11)

«The Metamorphosis and Other Tales» by Franz Kafka
English | ISBN: 9781910150221 | EPUB | 0.6 MB

A travelling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a large, monstrous insect-like creature. He becomes burdensome to his parents and sister, who …

Balzac
English | EPUB | 0.7 MB

Molière, Proust, Balzac : Ramon Fernandez, qui s'est attaché à étudier les créateurs de mondes, les interrogeait moins sur ce qu'ils pensaient que sur le …

Faces on the Tip of My Tongue
English | October 22, 2019 | ISBN: 1908670541 | EPUB | 128 pages | 0.6 MB

Meetings, partings, loves and losses in rural France are dissected with compassion. The late wedding guest isn't your cousin but a drunken chancer. The driver …

Love in a Fallen City (New York Review Books Classics)
English | October 10, 2006 | ISBN: 1590171780 | EPUB | 321 pages | 1.8 MB

Masterful short works about passion, family, and human relationships by one of the greatest writers of 20th century China. A New York Review Books Original …

Rock, Paper, Scissors: And Other Stories (New York Review Books Classics)
English | April 9, 2019 | ISBN: 1681373327 | EPUB | 304 pages | 3.2 MB

The first English-language collection of a contemporary Russian master of the short story, recenly profiled in The New Yorker Maxim Osipov, who lives and practices …

«The Curious Case of Benjamin Button» by Francis Scott Fitzgerald
English | ISBN: 9782291061991 | EPUB | 0.1 MB

This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain's to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came …

«The Curious Case of Benjamin Button» by F. Scott Fitzgerald
English | ISBN: 9783961897117 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and first published in Colliers Magazine on May 27, 1922. …

Sketches of the Criminal World: Further Kolyma Stories
English | January 14, 2020 | ISBN: 168137367X | EPUB | 576 pages | 1.5 MB

The astonishing follow-up to 2018's Kolyma Stories. In 1936, Varlam Shalamov, a journalist and writer, was arrested for counterrevolutionary activities and sent to the Soviet …

«Viy» by Nikolai Gogol
English | ISBN: 9781910150443 | EPUB | 1.3 MB

A young priest is preparing to spend three nights alone with the corpse of a dead witch and only his faith to protect him. He …

The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories
English | EPUB | 2.1 MB

A vibrant translation of Tolstoy’s most important short fiction by the award-winning translators of War and Peace. Here are eleven masterful stories from the mature …