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Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 8 - cover

Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 8

George Gissing, Émile Zola, Sarah Orne Jewett, Willa Cather, Lord Dunsany, Robert W. Chambers, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Ruth McEnery Stuart, Stewart Edward White, George Ade, August Nemo

Publisher: Tacet Books

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Summary

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:


- Émile Zola:
- Captain Burle
The Miller's Daughter
Jean Gourdon's Four Days
The Fete At Coqueville
The Flood
Death of Olivier Becaille
Nana


- Stewart Edward White:The Girl Who Got Rattled
Billy's Tenderfoot
The River-Boss
The Saving Grace
The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes
The Girl in Red
The Fifth Way

- Sarah Orne Jewett:A Winter Courtship
Going to Shrewsbury
The White Rose Road
The Town Poor
A Native of Winby
Looking Back on Girlhood
The Passing of Sister Barsett

- Willa CatherA Burglar's Christmas
A Wagner Matinee
On the Gull's Road
Paul's Case
The Enchanted Bluff
The Namesake
The Garden Lodge

- George AdeThe Fable of the Preacher Who Flew His Kite, But Not Because He Wished to Do So
The Fable of the Two Mandolin Players and His Willing Performer
The Fable of the Parents Who Tinkered with the Offspring
The Fable of the Man Who Didn't Care for Storybooks
The Fable of the Kid Who Shifted His Ideal
The Fable of How Uncle Brewster was Too Shifty for the Tempter
The Fable of Lutie, the False Alarm, and How She Finished about the Time that She Started

- Robert W. Chambers:The Messenger
The Repairer of Reputations
The Purple Emperor
Passeur
The Key to Grief
A Matter of Interest
Pompe Funèbre

- George GissingThe House Of Cobwebs
A Capitalist
Christopherson
Humplebee
The Scrupulous Father
A Poor Gentleman
Miss Rodney's Leisure

- Lord Dunsany:Chu-Bu and Sheemish
The Hoard of the Gibbelins
The Quest of the Queen's Tears
How One Came, As Was Foretold, To The City Of Never
The Wonderful Window
The Bride Of The Man Horse
The House Of The Sphinx

- Ruth McEnery Stuart:
Sonny's Christenin'
Solomon Crow's Christmas Pockets
The Two Tims
Old Easter
Saint Idyl's Light
Little Mother Quackalina
Blink

- Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson:The Railroad and the Churchyard
The Father
The Bridal March
One Day
Mother's Hands
Thrond
Absalom's Hair

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