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Head of Zeus
That Glimpse of Truth
09 Dec 2021 * TRADE PAPERBACK * £18 * 9781800249646

A special edition of the 100 finest short stories ever written, collected in one volume.

Fiction / DQ (Anthologies)
Extent: 960 pages  Format: 240 x 170 mm
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That Glimpse of Truth: The 100 Finest Short Stories Ever WrittenAnthosedited by David Miller

A special reissue from Head of Zeus's bestselling anthology collection of the 100 finest short stories ever written.

Profound, lyrical, shocking, wise: the short story is capable of almost anything. This collection of 100 of the finest stories ever written ranges from the essential to the unexpected, the traditional to the surreal. Wide in scope, both beautiful and vast, this is the perfect companion for any fiction lover.

Here are childhood favourites and neglected masters, twenty-first century wits and national treasures, Man Booker Prize winners and Nobel Laureates.

Featuring an all-star cast of authors, including Kate Atkinson, Julian Barnes, Angela Carter, Anton Chekhov, Richmal Crompton, Charles Dickens, Roald Dahl, Penelope Fitzgerald, Gustave Flaubert, Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham, Ian McEwan, Alice Munro, V.S. Pritchett, Thomas Pynchon, Muriel Spark and Colm Tóibín, That Glimpse of Truth is the biggest, most handsome collection of short fiction in print today.

David Miller was a literary agent and author. His novel, Today, was published in 2011.

The biggest and most beautiful edition of short fiction in print today and essential reading for any fiction lover.

One of ten special reissues for HoZ's anniversary: handsome flexi-bound editions with foil detailing and specially commissioned cover illustration.

HoZ's bestselling anthology series has sold 250,000 copies across all formats.

MARKET: Colm Tóibín; Martin Amis; short story fans.


'It might be the most comprehensive collection of short stories ever' Observer

A treasure trove of short stories... A book to return to again and again' Sunday Independent

Beautifully produced... The perfect addition to any bookshelf' Woman and Home

'Excellent' Scotsman

'One to pick up and read cover to cover' Shortlist

For succour, comfort or a laugh, I return often to That Glimpse of Truth, a compilation of 100 short stories selected by David Miller... Its varied selection allows me to journey across centuries, preoccupations and genres' Guardian

'Completely absorbing' Simple Things magazine

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