I highly recommend it! But Porter is just much better than James, it just has to be said. The story -- depending on the reader -- can operate on at least two levels; as a simple story about a dog, a child and crushing cruelty.
On its own, probably worth five stars. I asked myself years and years ago, "What have I overlooked among the greats in my country?
My second favorite in the book and given the line-up of authors, that is saying something. I adore ornate language in a story. If anybody is still reading this A horror story in the short story form. Could it be because she had more disappointment in life, more range of experience?
The story is set in an unspecified Italian city, the protagonist, Motressor believes he has suffered a thousand slights and injuries at the hand of his friend. Any good suggestions or little tips on how to read James or even little reasons why you might appreciate him I would welcome.
As I have never been a big fan of the modern day books serialized Gossip Girls? I was indeed miffed!
But please note that it is possible and sometimes even desirable to criticize an aspect of something to point out a nuanced feature; a quick mind can illuminate part of an arrangement without condemning the entire arrangement.
But a great collection.
Strange choice, since Twain has an abundance of pure short fiction, but he did sort of mix things up in interesting ways. And what a price! Open your eyes to the beauty of classics!
Or Peter Taylor for example, such lovely stories.
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