Short NovelsBrief novels
Brief and spectaculairy - 23 large novels out of 200 pages
These short but breathtaking novels are sure to last with you for a long while. This is a collection of short and short novels, all less than 200 pages long, but sure to last a long while. Achebe' s Chinua Things Fall Apart was one of the first novels from Africa to be recognized worldwide after its publication in 1958.
In South Korea, the history of Yeong-hye and her choice to become a veggie and the shock response that this "rebellion" has triggered in her own families are playing out. The second novel by Han Kang (translated by Deborah Smith) was a well-deserved laureate of the Man Booker International Prize 2016. This novel, which represents a unique moment in the lives of an everyday inmate in a 1950s Sovjet labor encampment, and which is based on Solzheintsyn's own experiences as a Russian captive, was described by the Sunday Times as "a stroke to global humanitarian freedom".
Max Porter's 2016 Dylan Thomas International Prize-winning first novel is an amazing and unexpectedly funny survey of a man and his two children concerned with the death of their mothers. Winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Belles Lettres, this was Hemingway's last great novel work, released during his life and telling the tale of an ageing Cuba fisher with a huge marmalade.
Posted as a preclear and post-colonial answer to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, in Sargasso Sea Widely, Jean Rhys examines the tale of a Creole inheritress, Antoinette, who is compelled into an unfortunate union with an undisclosed British gentlemen (implying to be Mr. Rochester). This is one of the briefest readings on our 60+ page long catalogue, first released in 1892, showing the effect of under-excitement on the storyteller, which causes her to become possessed by the color of her walk.