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by Dorothy Whipple

eBook The Closed Door and Other Stories download ISBN: 1903155649
Author: Dorothy Whipple
Publisher: Persephone Books Ltd (October 25, 2007)
Language: English
Pages: 240
ePub: 1501 kb
Fb2: 1738 kb
Rating: 4.9
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: Contemporary

The ten short stories in 'The Closed Door and Other Stories' are a selection from the three volumes of stories that .

The ten short stories in 'The Closed Door and Other Stories' are a selection from the three volumes of stories that Dorothy Whipple published in her lifetime: 'On Approval' in 1935, 'After Tea and Other Stories' in 1941 and 'Wednesday and Other Stories' in 1961. Dorothy Whipple's key theme is ‘Live and Let Live’. Having already read five of the six Dorothy Whipple novels re-published by the divine Persephone books – I looked forward eagerly to these stories – wishing before I had even begun reading that is was a fatter book.

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Dorothy Whipple (née Stirrup) (26 February 1893 in Blackburn, Lancashire – 14 September 1966, Blackburn, Lancashire) was an English writer of popular fiction and children's books. The Closed Door and other stories (2007). "Dorothy Whipple Biography". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 17 April 2019. Persephone Books' author introduction Retrieved 17 May 2018. "Local novelist was described as the 'Jane Austen of the 20th century'".

The ten short stories in The Closed Door and Other Stories, Persephone book no. 74, are a selection we have made from the three volumes of stories that Dorothy Whipple published in her lifetime: On Approval in 1935, After Tea and Other Stories in 1941 and Wednesday and Other. 74, are a selection we have made from the three volumes of stories that Dorothy Whipple published in her lifetime: On Approval in 1935, After Tea and Other Stories in 1941 and Wednesday and Other Stories in 1961. Five of them were read on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007: ‘The Handbag’, ‘Family Crisis’, ‘Wednesday’, ‘Summer Holiday’ and ‘Cover’.

Authors: Dorothy Whipple, Dorothy Whipple. The Closed Door and Other Stories (Paperback). Additional Product Features. Place of Publication. Publication Date: 25 October 2007.

Series of stories by Dorothy Whipple. Series of stories by Dorothy Whipple, an often overlooked writer of the interwar years who was described by JB Priestley as 'the Jane Austen of her age'.

Dorothy Whipple is skilled at describing the relationships between people: parents and their children, husbands and wives, young girls experiencing the thrill of their first potential romance. The stories are less plot-driven, but character development is strong, even though some of these stories are very short. The title story, The Closed Door, is more like a short novel than a short story, and it tells the story of a young girl as she grows up and gets married to get out from under the thumb of her repressive parents. Someone at a Distance (2008).

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Dorothy Whipple's key theme – it is one with which most Persephone readers will (we hope) identify profoundly – is. .Just before Christmas I read a book of short stories by Stella Gibbons, for me the simple well written stories were wonderful.

Dorothy Whipple's key theme – it is one with which most Persephone readers will (we hope) identify profoundly – is ‘Live and Let Live’. And what she describes throughout her short stories are people, and particularly parents, who defy this maxim. For this reason her work is timeless, like all great writing.

paperback w/DJ, not ex-library, DJ is clean, beautiful endpapers, no spine creases, interior pages clean and unmarked and in excellent condition.
Comments: (2)
Aedem
These stories read like unfinished work. I love her novels; read those instead
Dream
Love all her books!! She develops characters to the point that you feel you know them and love them.