About this book
This collection of six stories Macmillan English Explorersores a variety of perspectives of the theme of love over the last century, from a maid jilted by her social-climbing boyfriend to a bored housewife who is looking for something extra in her life.
Second Best - D.H Lawrence
Bliss-y Katherine Mansfield
A Shocking Accident -- Graham Greene
The Jilting of Jane-y H.G. Wells
A Christmas Song - H.E. Bates
The Sensible Thing - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Using a dictionary
The Genre of Love
Language study index
Macmillan Literature Collections
These advanced-level Readers contain a variety of original, unsimplified short stories written by famous classic and modern writers. They are perfect for those students who are ready to make the transition from graded readers to unabridged English literature texts.
Each collection provides substantial language support including vocabulary, comprehension questions and language-study exercises. There is also a literary analysis section to help students examine themes, characterisation and plot - thus increasing their understanding and appreciation of each story.
Answer keys and further support are available from the Macmillan Readers website.