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Best Short Stories Omnibus - Volume 3 - cover

Best Short Stories Omnibus - Volume 3

Eleanor H. Porter, Edward Bellamy, Frank Richard Stockton, John Kendrick Bangs, Margaret Oliphant, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Francis Marion Crawford, Jaques Futrelle, E. F. Benson, Arnold Bennett, Anthony Hope, Kenneth Grahame, Flora Annie Steel, Julian Hawthorne, Pierre Louÿs, E. Phillips Oppenheim, Andy Adams, Sheridan Le Fanu, Charlotte Riddell, Amelia B. Edwards, Sabine Baring-Gould, Fitz-James O'Brien, B. M. Bower, Leonard Merrick, Gertrude Stein, Gilbert Parker, Barry Pain, Otis Adelbert Kline, Elizabeth Garver Jordan, Alice Duer Miller, Richard Middleton, Arthur Quiller-Couch, Richard Austin Freeman, A.E.W. Mason, Daniil Kharms, Mór Jókai, Ella D'Arcy, August Nemo, William Pett Ridge, Ethel Watts Mumford, H. and E. Heron, Ethel Richardson, Bertha Sinclair, Valery Bryusov, John Ulrich Giesy, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford, Anne O'Hagan Shinn, Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, Gertrude Bennett

Publisher: Tacet Books

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This book contains 350 short stories from 50 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. Wisely chosen by the literary critic August Nemo for the book series 7 Best Short Stories, this omnibus contains the stories of the following writers:

- Sheridan Le Fanu
- H. and E. Heron
- Charlotte Riddell
- Flora Annie Steel
- Amelia B. Edwards
- Margaret Oliphant
- Edward Bellamy
- Arnold Bennett
- S. Baring-Gould
- Daniil Kharms
- E.F. Benson
- John Buchan
- Ella D'Arcy
- Jacques Futrelle
- Frank Richard Stockton
- John Kendrick Bangs
- Kenneth Grahame
- Julian Hawthorne
- A. E. W. Mason
- Richard Middleton
- Pierre Louÿs
- Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole
- Ethel Richardson
- Gertrude Stein
- E. Phillips Oppenheim
- Arthur Quiller-Couch
- Mór Jókai
- Andy Adams
- Bertha Sinclair
- Fitz James O'Brien
- Eleanor H. Porter
- Valery Bryusov
- John Ulrich Giesy
- Otis Adelbert Kline
- Paul Laurence Dunbar
- Frank Lucius Packard
- Barry Pain
- Gertrude Bennett
- Francis Marion Crawford
- William Pett Ridge
- Gilbert Parker
- Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford
- Elizabeth Garver Jordan
- Richard Austin Freeman
- Alice Duer Miller
- Leonard Merrick
- Anthony Hope
- Ethel Watts Mumford
- Anne O'Hagan Shinn
- B. M. Bower
Available since: 04/10/2020.

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