Best of Women's Short Stories Volume 1


Best of Women's Short Stories Volume 1 by Various (Downloadable audio ISBN 9781907416057) book cover

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The first of CSA Word’s popular women’s short story collections.

An inspirational collection of complete and unabridged stories written by, or about, incredible women. This first volume includes tales from classic authors such as Edith Wharton, Elizabeth Gaskell and Katherine Mansfield, as well as a brand new recording of Ladies in Lavender, the inspiration for the hit British move starring Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith.

Reader Dame Harriet Walter is a popular and established actress, whose movie credits include roles in Babel and Atonement.

“An outstandingly good and very unusual collection.”
the Sunday Times

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“[Harriet Walter] has an excellent dramatic sense.”
publisher’s Weekly, Usa

“CSA Word’s collections of stories ‘by or about women’ are consistently fascinating.”
the Observer


This volume features stories by outstanding authors including Elizabeth Gaskell, Edith Wharton, Katherine Mansfield and Charlotte Perkins Gilmore.