An unpublished Mark Twain story surfaces 125 years after it was first written—a must-read for any Twain enthusiast and a perfect introduction to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
The Collected Stories, in its variety and force, is the essential introduction to the fiction of Joseph Roth.
"Wonderfully contrived ....a triumph of that false-memory syndrome called contemporary fiction."—New York Times Book Review
"Grisly and atmospheric…[these] stories feature small worlds of animal amorality in which the sweet taste of revenge leaves no aftertaste of guilt." —Publishers Weekly
"Highsmith is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre...than are Doestoevsky, Faulkner and Camus."—Joan Smith, Los Angeles Times