The Doves' Nest-- Katherine Mansfield Explains Us to Ourselves

The Doves' Nest* Katherine Mansfield Explains Us to Ourselves

A collection of 21 short stories, six completed, the other 15 left unfinished at the death of their author. The stories are all brief—five, six, eight pages; the longest one, The Doves'Nest (unfinished) runs as many as 15. They have no trimly tailored tightness of plot—cannon cracker climaxes—in fact it is doubtful whether any of our best paying and most financially successful American magazines would consider them worth the buying. And yet they add, if anything,...

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