Book cover for The Awakening & Other Stories

The Awakening & Other Stories



06 September 2018
408 pages
Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library


From the first pages of The Awakening we are pulled into territory that feels utterly current and familiar, with an undercurrent more dangerous than romantic comedy
Kate Chopin is a pioneer in the treatment of sexuality in American literature . . . She does not speak only to women, but she speaks most powerfully about them
A Creole Bovary is this little novel of Miss Chopin’s
Chopin’s deceptively slight novel is the kind of book revolutions are made of