The Cracked Looking-Glass (Mini Modern Classics)

Author(s): Katherine Anne Porter

Adult Classics

'She only wished to prove to herself she was once more on a train going somewhere'A passionate, unfulfilled woman considers her life and her marriage in this moving novella by one of America's finest short story writers.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Stevie Smith; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outerspace.


Product Information

Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) has long been considered one of the twentieth's century most distinguished writers. She was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award for her Collected Stories (1965), which includes both Flowering Judas and Other Stories and Pale Horse, Pale Rider. Porter died in Silver Spring, Maryland on 18 September 1980, at the age of ninety.

General Fields

  • : 9780241339626
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : February 2018
  • : 161mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Katherine Anne Porter
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  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
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  • : Katherine Anne Porter