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Black Dog and Other Stories

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Black Dog and Other Stories by A. E. Coppard is a collection of haunting and beautifully written short stories that delve into the depths of human emotions. Each story is like a little gem, shining with its own unique atmosphere and characters.

The title story, "Black Dog," is a particularly standout piece that explores themes of love, loss, and redemption. Coppard's prose is crisp and evocative, drawing the reader into a world where the supernatural and the mundane intersect with surprising results.

Other stories in the collection, such as "Among the Quiet Folk" and "The Higgler," showcase Coppard's talent for crafting vivid and compelling narratives. His writing is both poetic and restrained, allowing the reader to fully immerse themselves in the worlds he creates.

Overall, Black Dog and Other Stories is a captivating collection that showcases Coppard's mastery of the short story form. It is a must-read for fans of atmospheric and thought-provoking fiction.

Book Description:
Coppard was renowned for his influence on the English short story and here we present a collection, first published in 1923, featuring 18 of his best known works, including Simple Simon, the Wife of Ted Wickham and The Devil in the Churchyard.

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