An Editor's Tales Author:Anthony Trollope An Editor's Tales brings together the recollections of a magazine editor 'who suffered so much, and who behaved, we think, so well'. Besieged by ambitious but frequently untalented writers wishing to contribute to his magazine, he is cajoled, beseeched, urged and begged to publish the unpublishable. His most terrifying task is to give a frank,... more » truthful criticism of the work he receives; for every supplicant, from the formidable Mrs Brumby or7.125 the meek Mary Gresley, demands very careful handling.
These short stories first appeared in St Paul's Magazine and were published in book form in 1870. Trollope's own favourite among them was 'The Spotted Dog', but all of them explore a rich vein of both pathos and humour.« less