Reverse Engineering


‘If, like me, you think the short story is the greatest literary form, you will welcome this book, which subjects it to the level of scrutiny it deserves. Imagine being able to ask some of the form’s top practitioners why they did this, what made them do that, and what on earth was going on here?’ Nicholas Royle, editor of the Best British Short Stories series

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Seven of the best recent short stories, disassembled by their authors.

An innovative anthology revealing the inspiration, the ideals and the work involved in a great short story. Reverse Engineering brings together contemporary classic stories with their authors’ discussions of how they were written.