The Complete Stories
The Complete Stories
Introduction by Benjamin Moser
Translated by Katrina Dodson

Long-awaited and beautifully translated, Lispector's stories collected in their entirety read like an incantation commanding us into her charming and dreamy trance. Let each story bewitch you; there is simply no other way to experience this prose. —Recommended by Cassie, City Lights Books

Clarice Lispector's The Complete Stories, 85 in all, are an epiphany, among the important books of this―or any―year

The recent publication by New Directions of five Lispector novels revealed to legions of new readers her darkness and dazzle. Now, for the first time in English, are all the stories that made her a Brazilian legend: from teenagers coming into awareness of their sexual and artistic powers to humdrum housewives whose lives are shattered by unexpected epiphanies to old people who don't know what to do with themselves. Clarice's stories take us through their lives―and ours.

From one of the greatest modern writers, these stories, gathered from the nine collections published during her lifetime, follow an unbroken time line of success as a writer, from her adolescence to her death bed.

Title The Complete Stories
Author Clarice Lispector
Introduction by Benjamin Moser
Translated by Katrina Dodson
Publisher New Directions
Title First Published 31 July 2015
Format Hardcover
Nb of pages 640 p.
ISBN-10 0811219631
ISBN-13 9780811219631
Publication Date 31 July 2015
Main content page count 640
Weight 32 oz.

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