Welcome to the Masters of Prose book series, a selection of the best works by noteworthy authors.Literary critic August Nemo selects the most important writings of each author. A selection based on the author's novels, short stories, letters, essays and biographical texts. Thus providing the reader with an overview of the author's life and work.This edition is dedicated to the New Zealander writer Katherine Mansfield, a prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer and poet who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. At the age of 19, she left New Zealand and settled in England, where she became a friend of writers such as D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. Mansfield was diagnosed with extrapulmonary tuberculosis in 1917; the disease claimed her life at the age of 34.This book contains the following writings:Short Stories: The Garden Party; The Daughters of the Late Colonel; Bliss; Prelude; At the bay; Je ne parle pas francais; How Pearl Button Was Kidnapped; A Suburban Fairy Tale; Psychology; This flower; The Man Without a Temperament; The wrong house; Sixpence; Poison; A dill pickle; The little governess; Revelations; Life of Ma Parker; Marriage a la Mode; The Voyage; Miss Brill; Her First Ball; The Singing Lesson; The Stranger; Bank Holiday; An Ideal Family; The Lady's Maid.If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!