Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 3

Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 3

by Robert Louis StevensonRobert E. Howard G. K. Chesterton and others

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 17/01/2019

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Ten of the greatest authors of all time present their great works in the short story genre. A great compilation of tales for all tastes with the great geniuses of literature in his most acclaimed works. This selection specially chosen by the literary critic August Nemo, contains the following stories: Robert Louis Stevenson: The Waif Woman The Bottle Imp Thrawn Janet Markheim The Body Snatcher Olalla Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde __ Robert E. Howard: Worms of the Earth The Queen of Black Coast Pigeons from Hell The Children of the Night Red Nails The Twilight of the Grey Gods The Shadow of the Vulture __ G. K. Chesterton: The Blue Cross The Invisible Man The Man Who Was Thursday – A Nightmare The Strange Crime of John Boulnois The Three Tools of Death The Wrong Shape The Mistake of the Machine __ Edgar Wallace: The Cat Burglar Circumstantial Evidence The Ghost of Downhill The Poetical Policeman Red Aces The Four Just Men The Shadow Man __ Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan The White People The Black Seal The Novel of the White Powder The Red Hand The Inmost Light The Bowmen __ Ambrose Bierce: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge One Summer Night The Death Of Halpin Frayser The Moonlit Road A Psychological Shipwreck The Stranger The Middle Toe of the Right Foot __ Talbot Mundy: The Soul Of A Regiment The Pillar Of Light The Lady and the Lord Kitty Bruns Her Fingers The Mystic India Speaks The Real Red Root The Hermit and the Tiger __ Abraham Merritt: The Pool Of The Stone God The Last Poet And The Robots The Fox Woman The People Of The Pit The Drone Through The Dragon Glass Three Lines Of Old French __ Zane Grey: Amber's Mirage The Ranger Don: The Story Of A Lion Dog The Wolf Tracker Lure of the River A Missouri Schoolmarm Monty Price's Nightingale __ Edgar Rice Burroughs: Tarzan's First Love A Jungle Joke Tarzan Rescues the Moon John Carter and the Giant Of Mars The Ancient Dead Beyond Thirty Skeleton Men of Jupiter

ISBN:
9788577770342
9788577770342
Category:
Short stories
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
17-01-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
Tacet Books
Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He studied law but preferred writing and in 1881 was inspired by his stepson to write Treasure Island.

Other famous adventure stories followed including Kidnapped, as well as the famous collection of poems for children, A Child's Garden of Verses. Robert Louis Stevenson is buried on the island of Samoa.

Arthur Machen

Arthur Machen (Arthur Llewelyn Jones), a Welsh author of supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction, was born on March 3, 1863. He grew up in Caerleon, Monmouthshire, and attended boarding school at Hereford Cathedral School.

He moved to London in 1881 and worked as a journalist, children's tutor, and publisher's clerk, finding time to write at night. By 1894, Machen had his first major success.

The Great God Pan was published by John Lane, and despite widespread criticism for its sexual and horrific content, it sold well and went into a second edition.

In the 1920s Machen's work became immensely popular in the United States, but Machen experienced increasing poverty; he was saved in 1931 by receiving a Civil List pension from the British government. Arthur Machen died on March 30, 1947.

Zane Grey

American author Pearl Zane Grey (1872–1939) is best known for his popular adventure novels and their idealised images of the Old West. His successful books, including Riders of the Purple Sage, achieved second lives with adaptations for television and more than 100 movies.

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