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The Pegnitz junction; a novella and five short stories.

by Mavis Gallant

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.G26 P44 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination193 p.
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5292252M
      ISBN 100394483487
      LC Control Number72012585

        Out of this exploration came a novella, The Pegnitz Junction (, her favourite of her own work), and haunting stories of Germans who have mislaid their pasts, of . Smoke and mirrors: short fictions and illusions / A collection of fantasy stories and poems. In Chivalry, a woman discovers the Holy Grail in a secondhand shop, in Murder Mysteries, an angel visiting Los Angeles provides the inside story on Lucifer's revolt against God, and there are revisionist stories on Snow White and Santa Claus.

        Mavis Gallant has written plays, novels, and non-fiction, but the short story remains her it is impossible to characterize the entire body of any writer’s work, Gallant’s short fictions lend themselves to description more readily than some.   The story “The Pegnitz Junction,” a novella really, takes place during one excruciatingly long day. In the final hours of a Paris getaway vacation, Germans Christine, her friend Herbert, and his young son little Bert have been summarily evicted from their lodgings at the crack of dawn.

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Contents:The Pegnitz juncti /5. The Pegnitz Junction is Mavis Gallant's look at how Europe handles that collective pain. In the title novella of this sharply written collection, a girl rides the train. The Pegnitz Junction: A Novella and Five Short Stories - Ebook written by Mavis Gallant.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Pegnitz Junction: A Novella and Five Short Stories. The Pegnitz Junction: A Novella and Five Short Stories (Kindle Edition) Published December 16th by Open Road Media Kindle Edition, pagesAuthor: Mavis Gallant.

a Novella and Five Short Stories A collection of stories by Mavis Gallant In these dazzling stories, Mavis Gallant immerses us in the lives of ordinary people swept up in the upheaval and displacement that followed in the wake of the Second World War.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York: Random House, Description: pages ; 22 cm. Several authors write intriguing short animal stories for kids such as Aesop’s Fables, The Fantastic Mr.

Fox by Roald Dahl, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling and the Panchatantra that have animals talking or behaving like humans. Storytelling can. The Pegnitz Junction --The old friends --An autobiography --Ernst in civilian clothes --O lasting peace --An alien flower.

Series Title: Laurentian library, Gallant published about Short Stories, in The Collected Edition of The Short Stories of Mavis Gallant I have access to ninety of her stories.

Buried in Print is Reading them all and I’m following along as I Can. Today, following lead of Buried in Print, I will be post on “The Pegnitz Junction.

A novella and five short stories — most set in post-Wall Germany — in which curiously stationary personalities take on shades, depths and contours when they are exposed to memories (true or false), places secured or lost forever, and the impact of other persons ""fit for [their] attention."" In the novella, ""Pegnitz Junction,"" a girl, her lover and his small son form a mildly abrasive.

“The Pegnitz Junction” is called novella, a harmless term so long as we don't expect it to mean anything more than a story that goes beyond 75 pages or so. Stories that have morals and messages behind them are always powerful.

In fact, it’s crazy just how powerful a word story can be. Our last article of short stories became so popular, that we decided to create another list, in which every story has a simple moral behind it.

The 10 Best Short [ ]. It’s a bittersweet story – she’s the ghost left behind, the memory which begins to fade. In the collection The Pegnitz Junction, Gallant places us in Europe, West Germany mainly, in the years and decades following the Second World War. The story “The Pegnitz Junction,” a novella really, takes place during one excruciatingly long day.

That we tell stories, to ourselves and to others, about how much choice we have and lack as we move in all directions. Most directions. Note: This is part of a series of posts on Mavis Gallant’s stories, as I read through her short fiction.

This is the first story in The Pegnitz Junction. "The Pegnitz Junction" was one of them--some reviewer had listed the title piece--a novella actually--as one of her best stories.

It seems to me that to be a writer of depth and far-ranging resonance, a writer has to become possessed by the spirits of their creations/5(6). My Pinterest board about Gallant's novella, "The Pegnitz Junction", about a young German woman traveling with her older lover and his son between Paris and Germany.

Busy train station: This image of a train station is a befitting representation of the overall tenor of “The Pegnitz Junction”. The busy and blurred quality of the photo. The Pegnitz Junction is Mavis Gallant's look at how Europe handles that collective pain.

In the title novella of this sharply written collection, a girl rides the train with her boyfriend and his son in postwar Europe. Onboard, she encounters all manner of personalities, each person burdened by the weight of what he or she has just experienced /5(1). “Originally published inand sadly out of print for several years, this book contains the title novella – representing the author’s most daring use of contemporary fictional techniques – and five short stories.

Their common subject is post-war Germany and the Germans, both at home and abroad.A River Runs Through It and Other Stories is a semi-autobiographical collection of three stories by American author Norman Maclean (–) published in It was the first work of fiction published by the University of Chicago Press.

The collection contains the novella "A River Runs Through It" and two short stories, "Logging and Pimping and 'Your pal, Jim'" and "USFS The.Books by Mavis Gallant. From The Fifteenth District () of 5 Votes: 4.

Tweet. rom the Fifteenth District by Mavis GallantThe late Mavis Gallant's stories are beguiling to readThe late Mavis Gallant’s stories are beguiling to read – they creep up on you slowly, until you find yourself devouring each mostly lengthy story, wanting more.