From the Cradle to the Grave.
Edited by Clare West.
Oxford Bookworms Collections.
Level: Advanced - young adults and adults.
Short stories written originally for native speakers in unabridged and unadapted form. Both classic and modern authors from the English-speaking world. Stories in each Collection focus on a theme, such as crime, or a genre, such as science fiction. Support provided through a pre-reading introduction, notes on culturally difficult vocabulary and exploitation activities.
Authors such as Saki, Evelyn Waugh, Roald Dahl, Raymond Carver, and W Somerset Maugham look at youth, marriage, parenthood and new relationships in later life, in stories that each have a unique twist.
Oxford University Press.