Friday, October 10, 2014

10 BEST BOOKS OF SHORT FICTION

THE JOYS OF LITERATURE  
     towards an international library  
© Farouk Asvat  

     a beginner's guide to the essential 10 books of short fiction -
     to understand the cultures of the world in the context of our time.

[] 10 BEST BOOKS OF SHORT FICTION

● HEART OF DARKNESS: Joseph Conrad (poland / britain)
● METAMORPHOSIS: Franz Kafka (germany)
● HADJI MURAD: Leo Tolstoi (russia)
● ANIMAL FARM: George Orwell (britain)
● THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES: Arthur Conan Doyle (britain)
TO A GOD UNKNOWN: John Steinbeck (usa)
● THE HOUSE OF HUNGER: Dumbudzo Marechera (zimbabwe)
● MIDAQ ALLEY: Naguib Mehfouz (egypt)
● TWENTY POEMS OF LOVE AND A SONG OF DESPAIR: Pablo Neruda (chile)
● NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL: Gabriel García Márquez (colombia)


© farouk asvat

composed: 2010 [Johannesburg, South Africa under apartheid].

[] Acknowledgements:

10 Best Books of Short Fiction was previously published in:

     Weapons of Words (kindle, 2016);
     Weapons of Words (amazon paperback, p116, 2016).

* 20th century

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