The Penguin Book of Spanish Short Stories (Paperback)

The Penguin Book of Spanish Short Stories By Margaret Jull Costa (Editor), Margaret Jull Costa (Translated by), Margaret Jull Costa (Introduction by), Peter Bush (Translated by), Kathryn Phillips-Miles (Translated by), Simon Deefholt (Translated by), Kit Maude (Translated by), Thomas Bunstead (Translated by) Cover Image
By Margaret Jull Costa (Editor), Margaret Jull Costa (Translated by), Margaret Jull Costa (Introduction by), Peter Bush (Translated by), Kathryn Phillips-Miles (Translated by), Simon Deefholt (Translated by), Kit Maude (Translated by), Thomas Bunstead (Translated by)
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A vibrant collection of classic Spanish short stories and hidden gems alike, compiled by celebrated translator Margaret Jull Costa

A Penguin Classic


This exciting collection celebrates the Spanish short story, from its modern origins in the nineteenth century to the remarkable work being written today. Featuring over fifty stories selected by revered translator Margaret Jull Costa, it blends hidden gems and old favorites, surprising new voices and giants of Spain's literary culture, from Emilia Pardo Bazán and Leopoldo Alas, through Mercè Rodoreda and Manuel Rivas, to Javier Marías. Brimming with romance, horror, history, farce, strangeness and beauty, and showcasing alluring hairdressers, war defectors, vampiric mothers, and talismanic mandrake roots, the daring and entertaining assortment of tales in The Penguin Book of Spanish Short Stories will be a treasure trove for readers.

About the Author


Margaret Jull Costa (editor, translator, and introducer) has translated the works of many Spanish and Portuguese writers, among them novelists: Javier Marías, José Saramago and Eça de Queiroz, and poets: Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Mário de Sá-Carneiro, and Ana Luísa Amaral. She has received numerous prizes for her work, including an OBE for services to literature and the 2018 Premio Valle-Inclán for On the Edge by Rafael Chirbes.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780241390504
ISBN-10: 0241390508
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: July 9th, 2024
Pages: 416
Language: English