Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-10 - Publisher: Courier Corporation
This outstanding collection of more than 30 brilliant short stories — each just six or fewer pages in length — includes such popular tales as Kafka's "A Country Doctor," Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," Chopin's "A Pair of Silk Stockings," plus works by Dickens, O. Henry, Chekhov, Wilde, and many
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-28 - Publisher: Modern Library
The more than 600 stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation
Saki's "Tobermory" tells the tale of a talking cat who's conversation turns toward the scandalous remarks he's overheard. Additional selections include Hardy's "The Fiddler of the Reels," Dickens' "The Haunted Hotel," Trollope, "The Parson's Daughter of Oxney Colne," Lawrence, "The Prussian Officer," Kipling, "The Phantom Rickshaw," Wells, "Under the Knife,"