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At the End of the Century

At the End of the Century

‘A magnificent selection of the Booker winner’s short stories’ Sunday Times

With an introduction by Anita Desai.

Over the course of her glittering literary career, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala wrote some of the most wonderful novels of the twentieth century and screenplays to some of the most beloved films – but she was also a master of the short story form. This stunning new collection brings together the jewels in the crown of her writing: it is a showcase of astonishing storytelling power.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 1st November 2018

Price: £12.99

ISBN-13: 9781408709535

Reviews

The 17 stories in At The End of the Century . . . chronicle Jhabvala's concern with cultural encounters, dislocation and the immigrant experience. Misogyny - and sensuality - bubble up through impeccably constructed pros
New Statesman
Th e laser-sharp intelligence of award-winning novelist and short story writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is etched into these 17 compelling tales
Anita Sethi, Observer
A richly enjoyable reminder of Jhabvala's keenly observant talent
Sunday Times