The Black Ball - Penguin Modern

Short stories

Paperback (22 Feb 2018)

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Publisher's Synopsis

'If he only knew what it was, he would fix it; he would kill this mean thing that made Mama feel so bad.'

Belonging and estrangement intertwine in these four lyrical short stories from the the author of Invisible Man.

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 Shirley Jackson; 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 outer space.

Book information

ISBN: 9780241339220
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Pub date:
Edition: Short stories
DEWEY: 813.54
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 10067
Number of pages: 52
Weight: 45g
Height: 161mm
Width: 112mm
Spine width: 8mm