Introducing Little Clothbound Classics: irresistible, mini editions of short stories, novellas and essays from the world’s greatest writers, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith.
Celebrating the range and diversity of Penguin Classics, they take us from snowy Japan to springtime Vienna, from haunted New England to a sun-drenched Mediterranean island, and from a game of chess on the ocean to a love story on the moon. Beautifully designed and printed, these collectible editions are bound in colourful, tactile cloth and stamped with foil.
Step into the unsettling world of Shirley Jackson with a collection of her finest, creepiest short stories, revealing the queen of American gothic at her mesmerising best. This selection includes ‘The Lottery’, Jackson’s masterpiece and one of the most terrifying and iconic stories of the twentieth century.
‘An amazing writer … If you haven’t read her you have missed out on something marvellous’ Neil Gaiman
An amazing writer ... if you haven't read any of her short stories ... you have missed out on something marvellous -- Neil Gaiman The world of Shirley Jackson is eerie and unforgettable -- A. M. Homes Shirley Jackson is one of those highly idiosyncratic, inimitable writers...whose work exerts an enduring spell -- Joyce Carol Oates
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