The Complete Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield eBook

The Complete Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield (Literature Classics Series): Bliss, The Garden Party, The Dove's Nest, Something Childish, In a German ... the Unpublished & Unfinished Stories This carefully crafted ebook The Complete Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield Literature Classics Series is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contentsKathleen Mansfield Murry was a prominent modernist short story writer who wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield At , Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the UK, where she became a friend of modernist writers such as DH Lawrence and Virginia Woolf Her short stories show the complexities of a character s interior life in all its various shadesBliss, and Other StoriesBlissPreludeJe ne Parle pas Fran aisThe Wind BlowsPsychologyPicturesThe Man without a TemperamentMr Reginald Peacock s DaySun and MoonFeuille d AlbumThe Garden Party, and Other StoriesThe Garden PartyAt The BayThe Daughters of the Late ColonelMr and Mrs DoveThe Young GirlLife of Ma ParkerMarriage A La ModeThe VoyageMiss BrillHer First BallThe Singing LessonThe Doves Nest, and Other Stories The Doves NestThe Doll s HouseHoneymoonA Cup of TeaTaking the VeilThe FlyThe CanarySomething Childish, and Other StoriesSomething Childish but very NaturalThe Tiredness of RosabelHow Pearl Button was KidnappedThe Journey to BrugesA Truthful AdventureNew DressesThe Woman at the StoreOle UnderwoodThe Little GirlMilliePension S guinVioletBains TurcsAn Indiscreet JourneyIn a German Pension, and Other StoriesGermans at MeatThe BaronThe Sister of the BaronessFrau FischerFrau Brechenmacher Attends A WeddingThe Modern SoulAt Lehmann sThe AloeLast Moments Before A Journey With The Storeman The Day After The AloeUnfinished StoriesA Married Man s StorySix Years AfterDaphneFather and the GirlsAll Serene A Bad IdeaA Man and His DogSuch a Sweet Old LadyHonestySusannahSecond ViolinMr and Mrs WilliamsWeak HeartWidowed

10 thoughts on “The Complete Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield (Literature Classics Series): Bliss, The Garden Party, The Dove's Nest, Something Childish, In a German ... the Unpublished & Unfinished Stories

  1. Lizzy Lizzy says:

    I was going through my books, almost forgotten now than I am cheating on them with my kindle not so often, mind you , and I found an old favorite that I read many years ago I enjoyed so much these short stories, I had to include The Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield here When you read her marvelous stories, you travel throughout Europe and meet common or peculiar people Overall, their reading is a timeless experience Mansfield had the talent to write apparently si

  2. Annelies Annelies says:

    I love these short stories so much Of course, the one is better than another but they re great The way she makes a short story feel as a full novel, that s masterful You get the feeling they are complete, that nothing is missing They are a full grown entity on theirselves The way she descripes what happens or often, what things look like, what people hear or see, how things are, what people think it s so precise and accurate Her stories are like little jewels wrapped in silk

  3. Fionnuala Fionnuala says:

    This book lay unread on a shelf for years and years If I had known what treasures it contained, it most definitely would not have remained unopened I read it during a particularly busy month of my life so I ve had no time to write a review However, I did find time to post update notes as I made my way through the eighty eight stories, and they provide some idea of the themes and style of the various collections in this volume I ve included them here instead of a review.The first

  4. lucy black lucy black says:

    Last night it was cold and raining with a fierce wind On the train home all I could think about was soup I got to the front door before realising I didn t have my keys Luckily my slightly unorganised brother had left a box of books in my garage I sat down on the broken rocking chair in the damp, cobwebby garage and lost myself in these sad stories I really like her writing and found it totally fitting Really good winter reading.

  5. Alison Alison says:

    This will not be a terribly thoughtful review, just an expression of excitement I don t know how I got this far in my life without anybody telling me what a wonderful writer Katherine Mansfield was She was a master of the modern short story When I consider most of the 20C short story collections I ve read, I think that Mansfield got there first, and did it better And there was a terrible moment when I saw why Virginia Woolf felt so threatened by her, because, if I d read the book with n

  6. Inderjit Sanghera Inderjit Sanghera says:

    atharine Mansfield s opalescent prose, like the diaphanous glimmer of pale winter sunshine on the early morning frost, echoes and reverberates across her stories, suffusing it with a kind of sad, somnolent atmosphere, snapshots into the various facets of human behaviour, although the primary driving force behind Mansfield s portraits is sympathy sympathy for the vain and vapid yet endearing Beryl or the impoverished Kelvey family in The Doll s House or the timid and timorous Reginald in th

  7. Orinoco Womble (tidy bag and all) Orinoco Womble (tidy bag and all) says:

    Mansfield is one of my favourite authors I first discovered a battered paperback pirate edition of Journal of Katherine Mansfield in a second hand shop, and read it literally to pieces before it ocurred to me to look for her short stories Her writing makes fine end of the day reading not to sit and read straight through, justlikethat, but to sip and savour Short story is not usually my favourite genre, but then KM s short stories are completely unorthodox She herself said that theshe Mansfield

  8. Rachel M Rachel M says:

    Mansfield glimmers and sparkles like a Monet painting, and prismatically collects poignant little images and pieces of life Her short stories thrill me, and whenever I need a new taste of life, I seek her out Some of her images have captured me for years, and have become private jokes When the woman meets a man she once loved in Dill Pickle and the tiger which had slumbered peacefully roused and woke himself and the girl in Garden Party, whose entire life of luxury is shattered when she co Mansfiel

  9. maggie maggie says:

    These stories were written around the time of WW1 and yet they are so fresh and the acute observations of human interaction resonate 100 years on I particularly enjoyed the stories set in New Zealand a window on a genteel life not quite English This whole collection is just a feast.

  10. notgettingenough notgettingenough says:

    The only short story writer that comes close to Chekhov Brilliant.

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