The Ten Shillings and Other Stories
From Time immemorial, strory-telling is one of man’s enjoyable pastimes. The traditional society setting particularly encouraged it with special time set for it. However, the short story as we know it is of comparatively recent date compared to the novel and drama. Within the period of its existence, the short story has evolved tremendously and consequently bred varieties.
This selection presents diverse experiences from across the world affirming that the world possess a wealthy heritage in philosophy, religion, ethics and artistic ingenuity.
The Stories cover a wide range of styles and themes, and some of the World’s best known writers are presented here. They are balanced by younger, lesser well-known authors who bring freshness and new talent to the collection