ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Fiction / Short Stories (single author)

Something Short and Sweet

| £0.78 | €0.91 | Ca$1.37 | Au$1.36
by H. E. Bates
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Something Short and Sweet by H. E. Bates

Something Short and Sweet, H. E. Bates's sixth collection first published in 1937, demonstrates his mastery of character and form. Richard Church, writing in John O'London's Weekly, stated that this collection confirmed his belief that Bates "is an immortal...

Here is a creative artist whose technique in the art of the short story is comparable with that of the great masters in this form."

The title story explores the intricacies of the relationship between a forty-year-old evangelist and his twenty-year-old assistant. 'Cloudburst' and 'Spring Snow' are vignettes of human struggle in a rural context, similar to much of Bates's earlier work. 'Finger Wet, Finger Dry' and 'The Sow and Silas' continue Bates's success with the antics of Uncle Silas.

The Morning Post commented that "each story stands out individual and distinct...

In each the theme has been worked over, walked round, sifted, considered, a stance as viewpoint selected, the ultimate significance determined."

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 808219

Ebook Details
Pages: 288
Size: 2.2 MB
Publisher: Bloomsbury Reader
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9781448214952 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Fiction > Short Stories (single author)

This author has products in the following categories:

Fiction > Classics
Fiction > War & Military
Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
Fiction > Action & Adventure
Fiction > Romance

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

© 2017