Stories of Ourselves

by Cambridge International Examinations



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Stories of Ourselves is a set text for Cambridge International Examinations Literature in English course at IGCSE, OL, AS and AL. Key Features • The anthology contains stories by writers from many different countries and cultures. • The classics are represented alongside new voices from around the world. • All the stories have been carefully chosen for their wide appeal, avoiding anything obscure or hard to interpret. • The anthology provides an English Language resource in schools and can simply be read for pleasure. • A companion volume, Songs of Ourselves, contains work by more than one hundred poets from all parts of the English speaking world and is a set text for the same CIE examinations. This collection includes stories by Charles Dickens, H.G. Wells, Virginia Woolf, Graham Greene, V.S. Naipaul, R.K. Narayan, Janet Frame, Raymond Carver, Jhumpa Lahiri, Annie Proulx and many others. Contents Introduction Acknowledgements 1. The Hollow of the Three Hills 2. The Fall of the House of Usher 3. The Signalman 4. The Happy Prince 5. The Yellow Wall Paper 6. The Son’s Veto 7. The Open Boat 8. The Moving Finger 9. The Door in the Wall 10. Sredni Vashtar 11. How it Happened 12. Her First Ball 13. The Lady in the Looking-Glass: A Reflection 14. The Fly in the Ointment 15. The Custody of the Pumpkin 16. An Englishman’s Home 17. The Phoenix 18. There Will Come Soft Rains 19. The Prison 20. The Destructors 21. Meteor 22. Billennium 23. The Lemon Orchard 24. The People Before 25. The Enemy 26. Five-Twenty 27. A Horse and Two Goats 28. Report on the Threatened City 29. The Rain Horse 30. Ming’s Biggest Prey 31. The Village Saint 32. Secrets 33. The Stoat 34. Games at Twilight 35. The Taste of Watermelon 36. Journey 37. The Bath 38. My Greatest Ambition 39. To Da-Duh, in Memoriam 40. Of White Hairs and Cricket 41. Elephant 42. Sandpiper 43. Journey 44. The Third and Final Continent 45. Tyres 46. At Hiruharama 47. Real Time 48. On Her Knees 49. The Contest Glossary


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Book :Stories of Ourselves

Book ID :11018

Author :

Cambridge International Examinations

ISBN 13 :9780521727914

Year of Publication :0000

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Publisher :

Cambridge University Press

Binding :Softcover

Pages :449

Size :18 x 24 Cms.

Weight :0.83 Kg.

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