The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty
Stories are as good in themselves and as influential on the aspirations of others as any since Hemingway's. The breadth of Welty's offering is finally most visible not in the variety of types--farce, satire, horror, lyric, pastoral, mystery--but in the clarity and solidity and absolute honesty of a lifetime's vision.
The 321st greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 74th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
- - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)
- - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)