Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 7

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Zusammenfassung

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.
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This book contains:

- Mary E. Wilkins Freeman:A New England Nun
Ann Mary; Her Two Thanksgivings
Luella Miller
Little-Girl-Afraid-of-a-Dog
Jimmy Scarecrow's Christmas
The Gospel According To Joan
The Revolt of "Mother"

- O. HenryThe Gift of the Magi
The Cop and the Anthem
A Retrieved Reformation
The Ransom of Red Chief
Springtime a la Carte
The Count and the Wedding Guest
Witches' Loaves

- William Dean HowellsChristmas Every Day
The Pumpkin-Glory
Butterflyflutterby and Flutterbybutterfly
City and Country in the Fall, A Long-distance Eclogue
A Case Of Metaphantasmia
An Experience
A Pair Of Patient Lovers

- T. S. ArthurAn Angel in Disguise
Amy's Question
Dressed for a Party
The Two Husbands
The Brilliant and the Commonplace
Other People's Eyes
The Fatal Error

- Stephen LeacockMy Financial Career
Merry Christmas
How to Make a Million Dollars
How to Live to be 200
How to Avoid Getting Married
Aristocratic Education
Self-Made Men

- Sherwood AndersonA Man of Ideas
An Awakening
An Apology for Crudity
Hands
The Egg
The Man In The Brown Coat
The Other Woman

- Robert BarrAn Alpine Divorce
"And the Rigour of the Game"
Gentlemen: The King!
The Hour and the Man
The Man Who was not on the Passenger List
Which Was the Murderer?
Not According to the Code

- Lafcadio HearnYuki-Onna
The Story of Ming-Y
A Ghost
A Dead Secret
Chin Chin Kobokama
The Cedar Closet
A Ghost Story

- Giovanni VergaRosso Malpello
Rustic Chivalry
How Peppa Loved Gramigna
Jeli, the Shepherd
La Lupa
The Story of St. Joseph's Ass
The Bereaved

- Hamlin GarlandUnder the Lion's Paw
A Branch Road
A "Good Fellow's Wife"
A Night Raid at Eagle River
Uncle Ethan Ripley
Mrs. Ripley's Trip
A Day's Pleasure

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