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Best of Women's Short Stories, Volume 1

by Edith Wharton Author · Harriet Walter Narrator


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The first of CSA Word's popular women's short story collections

An outstandingly good and very unusual collection – The Sunday Times

This selection of stories relates the many experiences and complexities of womanhood; sometimes joyful, sometimes sad but always enriching. With stories by Edith Wharton, Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth Gaskell – it includes Ladies in Lavender by William J. Locke, the inspiration for the film of the same name starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Narrated by Harriet Walter, a popular British actress whose movie and tv credits include Atonement, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Netflix's The Crown.

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Canongate Books
CSA Word
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Author :
Elizabeth Gaskell
Author :
Charlotte Mew
Author :
Edith Wharton
Author :
Mary Braddon
Author :
Katherine Mansfield
Author :
William J. Locke
Narrator :
Harriet Walter
Author :
Mary Ann Lamb
Author :
Charlotte Perkins Gilmore
Best of Women's Short Stories, Volume 1
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