OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Oxford Bookworms Collection : From the Cradle to the Grave

ISBN : 9780194226929

Price(incl.tax): 
¥1,430
Author: 
Clare West; H. G. Widdowson; Jennifer Bassett
Pages
144 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 198 mm
Pub date
Jul 1993
Series
Oxford Bookworms
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These stories explore the trials of life from youth to old age: the idealism of young people, the stresses of marriage, the anxieties of parenthood, and the loneliness and fears of older people. The wide variety of writing styles includes black humour, satire, and compassionate and realistic observation of the follies and foibles of humankind. This collection contains stories by Evelyn Waugh, Roald Dahl, Somerset Maugham, Saki, Frank Sargeson, Raymond Carver, H.E. Bates, and Susan Hill.

Oxford Bookworms:
The most consistent of graded readers in language control, length and quality. Over 250 adapted and original books to choose from: classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and plays. Extended activities section is included at the back of every book.

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