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Great Modern Short Stories (1942) [Anthology]
by Sherwood Anderson Pearl S. Buck Willa Cather Joseph Conrad William Faulkner John Galsworthy Ernest Hemingway Ring Lardner D. H. Lawrence Katherine Mansfield W. Somerset Maugham John Steinbeck Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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One of a handful of anthologies edited and introduced by Random House editor and co-founder Bennett Cerf.


  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  • The Apple Tree by John Galsworthy
  • The Prussian Officer by D. H. Lawrence
  • Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield
  • The Letter by W. Somerset Maugham
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
  • Paulís Case by Willa Cather
  • Iím a Fool by Sherwood Anderson
  • Haircut by Ring Lardner
  • Turnabout by William Faulkner
  • The Old Demon by Pearl Buck
  • The Red Pony by John Steinbeck

Original title: Great Modern Short Stories: an Anthology of Twelve Famous Stories and Novelettes
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Heart of Darkness (1898) [Novel]
      Author: Joseph Conrad
     Paul's Case (1905) [Short Story]
      Author: Willa Cather
     Haircut (1925) [Short Story]
      Author: Ring Lardner
     Snows of Kilimanjaro, the (1936) [Novelette]
      Author: Ernest Hemingway
     Red Pony, the (1937) [Novel]
      Author: John Steinbeck

Edition #1: Great Modern Short Stories

Great Modern Short Stories (1942)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Bennett A. Cerf
Introduction by: Bennett A. Cerf
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Great Modern Short Stories (1942)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Random House
Pages: 480

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