Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 9

Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 9

by Ernest BramahE. W. Hornung John Galsworthy and others
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date: 09/04/2020
  $8.99

This book contains70 short storiesfrom 10 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. The stories were carefully selected by the criticAugust Nemo, in a collection that will please theliterature lovers. For more exciting titles, be sure to check out our 7 Best Short Stories and Essential Novelists collections. This book contains: - John Galsworthy:The First and Last A Stoic The Apple Tree The Juryman Indian Summer of a Forsyte The Hedonist Buttercup Night - Théophile Gautier:Clarimonde The Mummy's Foot One Of Cleopatra's Night Omphale: A Rococo Story King Candaules Arria Marcella The Romance of a Mummy - Paul Heyse:The Dead Lake Doomed Beatrice Beginning, and End L'Arrabiata! Count Ernest's Home Blind - Selma Lagerlöf:The Holy Night The Emperor's Vision The Wise Men's Well Bethlehem's Children The Flight Into Egypt In Nazareth In The Temple - Thomas Burke:The Chink and the Child The Father of Yoto Gracie Goodnight The Paw The Cue Beryl, the Croucher and the Rest of England The Sign of the Lamp - E. Nesbit:The Ebony Frame John Charrington's Wedding Uncle Abraham's Romance The Mystery Of The Semi-Detached From The Dead Man-Size In Marble The Mass For The Dead - Arthur Morrison:That Brute Simmos A Poor Stick Behind the Shade To Bow Bridges A Conversation All That Messuage Three Hounds - Stacy Aumonier:A Source of Irritation Where Was Wych Street? Burney's Laugh The Chinese Philosopher and the European War Cricket George "Solemn-Looking Blokes"

ISBN:
9783967248142
9783967248142
Category:
Short stories
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
09-04-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
Tacet Books
John Galsworthy

English novelist and playwright John Galsworthy (1867–1933) was among the first writers of the Edwardian era to challenge the social ideals portrayed in Victorian literature. The plight of women trapped in unhappy marriages is among his recurring themes, and in addition to championing women's rights, his work promoted prison reform and animal welfare.

Edith Nesbit

Edith Nesbit was an English author and poet who was born in 1858.

As well as writing for children, she wrote poems, plays and was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society.

Her most famous works are The Railway Children and Five Children and It.

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