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William Sansom

stories of William Sansom..

by William Sansom

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Published by Hogarth Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination422p.
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19912420M

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Fireman Flower, South, Something terrible, something lovely, A bed of roses, The cautious heart, A contest of ladies, The body, The face of innocence The stories of William Sansom by William Sansom 3 editions - first Written works: The Body, Proust And His World, Something Terrible, Something Lovely. Lee "The Stories of William Sansom" por William Sansom disponible en Rakuten Kobo. 'William Sansom [] was once described as London's closest equivalent to Brand: Faber & Faber.

stories of william sansom. with an introduction by elizabeth: william sansom: books - ews: 2. Sansom, William English short story writer, novelist, travel writer, and author of children's books. Often compared with the work of Czech writer Franz Kafka, Sansom's short stories are.

A book of Christmas 28 copies; The Stories of William Sansom 25 copies; The Face of Innocence 25 copies; Proust and His World 23 copies, 1 review; South 23 copies; Proust (Literary Lives Series) 22 copies, 1 review; Selected Short Stories 17 copies; Various temptations [short story] 14 copies, 1 review; Westminster in War 13 copies. The stories tend to evoke a drab, seedy post-war London, and often reproduce the distortion of perception suffered by those under severe stress. Among other collections of stories are South (), The Passionate North (), and The Stories of William Sansom (), with an introduction by Elizabeth Bowen.


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William Sansom [] was once described as London's closest equivalent to Franz Kafka. He wrote in hallucinatory detail, bringing every image into pin-sharp focus Sansom writes of head-aching hatreds and hopeless ecstasies, of malevolent objects and wasted lives/5(3). William Sansom is an unusual and largely forgotten author on the fringes of British post-WWII fiction.

Many of his books are now out of print, and I only discovered him after stumbling on two of his stories in an anthology: A Woman Seldom Found, and The Long Sheet/5.

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by William Sansom. This includes the following stories: The Wall. Difficulty with a Bouquet. Something Terrible, Something Lovely. Displaced Persons. The Vertical Ladder. How Claeys Died.

A Saving Grace. The Stories of William Sansom (Short Story Index Reprint Series) Hardcover – June 1, The Stories of William Sansom (Short Story Index Reprint Series) Hardcover – June 1, by/5(3). Books for Libraries Press, - Fiction - pages.

0 Reviews. A collection, introduced that offers an array of fables such as The Wall, A Contest of Ladies, Displaced Persons, Various Temptations, A Saving Grace, A Woman Seldom Found, and The Vertical Ladder.

The Stories of William Sansom Short story index reprint series: Author. The Stories of William Sansom The Ulcerated Milkman The Marmalade Bird Various Temptations. "It is difficult within the limits of a necessarily brief review to do justice to the art of so powerful and original a writer as Mr William Sansom.

Sansom was born in London and educated at Uppingham School, Rutland, before moving to Bonn to learn German. From onwards, Sansom worked in international banking for the British chapter of a German bank, but moved to an advertising company inwhere he worked until the outbreak of 4/5.

Here's a truly forgotten author, all but expunged from literary history. William Sansom was once described as London's closest equivalent to Franz Kafka. He wrote in hallucinatory detail, bringing. Looking for books by William Sansom. See all books authored by William Sansom, including Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic, and Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow, and more on - Buy The Stories of William Sansom book online at best prices in India on Read The Stories of William Sansom book reviews & author details and more at Reviews: 2.

Sansom's publisher described his work as "modern fables", but what makes them so ripe for rediscovery is their freshness and currency.' Christopher Fowler, Independent 'The worlds William Sansom surprises into life are populated with gentle stranglers and murderous lovers, with beasts that think like men and men who dream themselves into beasts.

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William Sansom () was a leading writer of his day, both for fiction and non-fiction. In and he was awarded two literary prizes by the Society of Authors, and in was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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18,London—died ApLondon), writer of short stories, novels, and travel books who is considered particularly acute in his dissections of London life and scenes. Educated at Uppingham School, Rutland, Sansom worked in banking and advertising until World War writing some film scripts following the war, he became a full-time writer.

William Sansom () was a leading writer of his day, both for fiction and non-fiction. In and he was awarded two literary prizes by the Society of Authors, and in was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of : This collection of some thirty odd of William Sansom's short stories chosen from earlier works has an admiring introduction by Elizabeth Bowen which touches on the genre, in general, and Sansom's mastery of it in particular.

She illumines the importance of sensation- both as substance and subject- in all of the stories-along with Sansom's precise skills and deliberate effects which give them a.William Sansom was a leading writer of his day, both of fiction and non-fiction.

Rediscover a forgotten author by reading one of his stories today.