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Short Cuts

7, 07/03/1994, £9.99
£8.99
'I look at all of Carver's work as just one story, for his stories are all occurences, all about things that just happen to people and cause their lives to take a turn... In formulating the mosaic of the film Short Cuts, which is based on these nine stories and a poem, 'Lemonade', I've tried to do the same thing- to give the audience one look...

Cathedral

Paperback, 05/11/2009, £9.99
£7.99
Presents a story in which a blind man guides the hand of a sighted man as together they draw the cathedral the blind man can never see.

Will You Please Be Quiet, Please

Paperback, 05/11/2009, £8.99
£8.09
Shows how humour and tragedy dwell in the hearts of ordinary people.

Elephant

Paperback, 05/11/2009, £7.99
£7.19
Covers seven stories including "Errand", in which the author imagines the death of Chekhov, a writer whom the author hugely admired and to whose work his own was often compared.

Fires

Hardback, 05/11/2009, £8.99
£8.09
Contains four essays, including a memoir of the author's father's working life in the saw-mills of the Pacific Northwest, a tribute to his mentor John Gardner, and an essay about the influences on his writing life; fifty poems; and, seven stories.

Beginners

Paperback, 07/10/2010, £8.99
£8.09
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love is Carver's most famous collection of short stories. This restored version of the stories reveals what was previously unsaid, filling in the narrative silences that have both inspired and mystified readers for so long. It offers insight into the aesthetic of a literary great and, the questions it raises.

Where I'm Calling from: Selected Stories

Paperback, 01/11/1993, £14.99
£13.49
Shortly before he died, America's laureate of the dispossessed made his own selection from his short stories. This edition includes a selection from the full range of the author's work including, Furious Seasons, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?, What We Talk about When We Talk about Love, and Cathedral, and seven stories from, Elephant.