Seven Great British Short Novels Author:George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, Aldous Huxley, Christopher Isherwood, Evelyn Waugh The majority of the great British novelists have also excelled in the short novel form. In this collection, editor Philip Rahv has chosen seven of the greatest, from both 19th and 20th century writers. — In the opening pages will be found two outstanding 19th century works: George Eliot's THE LIFTED VEIL and Joseph Conrad's HEART OF DARKNESS. — T... more »he major British writers of the modern period are represented by James Joyce's THE DEAD, D.H. Lawrence's THE FOX, and Aldous Huxley's THE GIOCONDA SMILE.
Christopher Isherwood and Evelyn Waugh represent the more recent writers with their SALLY BOWLES and DECLINE AND FALL.
Philip Rahv is the co-editor and founder of "Partisan Review." He currently teaches at Brandeis University.« less