Oxford Bookworms Collection: From the Cradle to the Grave Paperback
Edited by Clare West
Part of the Oxford Bookworms ELT series
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 144 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 01/07/1993
- Category: ELT graded readers
- ISBN: 9780194226929