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An anthology of famous British stories,

Author: Bennett Cerf
Publisher: New York, Modern Library [1952]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st Modern Library giant ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971.
Anthology of famous British stories.
New York, Modern Library [1952]
(OCoLC)613262943
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bennett Cerf
OCLC Number: 2360154
Notes: Originally published in 1940 under title: The bedside book of famous British stories.
Description: 1233 pages 21 cm.
Contents: The pardoner's tale / Geoffrey Chaucer --
The marvellous adventure of the sword / Sir Thomas Malory --
The apparition of Mrs. Veal / Daniel Defoe --
The vision of Mirza / Joseph Addison --
Asem, an eastern tale / Oliver Goldsmith --
The two drovers / Sir Walter Scott --
The iron shroud / William Mudford --
The gridiron / Samuel Lover --
The house and the brain / E. Bulwer-Lytton --
Con Cregan's legacy / Charles Lever --
Rab and his friends / John Brown --
The half-brothers / Elizabeth C. Gaskell --
Sultan stork / William Makepeace Thackeray --
A Christmas carol / Charles Dickens --
Malachi's cove / Anthony Trollope --
The punishment of Shahpesh, the Persian, on Khipil, the builder / George Meredith --
The three strangers / Thomas Hardy --
Story of a piebald horse / W.H. Hudson --
Sire de Malétroit's door ; A lodging for the night / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The story of Dr. MacLure / John Watson (Ian MacLaren) --
Faith / R. Cunninghame Graham --
The clerk's quest / George Moore --
The birthday of infanta / Oscar Wilde --
Youth / Joseph Conrad --
The captain of the "Ullswater" / Morley Roberts --
The adventure of the speckled band / A. Conan Doyle --
The courting of T'nowhead's bell / Sir James Matthew Barrie --
The babus of Nayanjore / Sir Rabindranath Tagore --
Philippa's fox-hunt / E. Somerville and Martin Ross --
The mezzotint / Montague Rhodes James --
"Hey diddle diddle, the cat--
" / Eden Phillpotts --
The adventure of the kind Mr. Smith / William J. Locke --
The roll-call of the reef / Sir Arthur T. Quiller-Couch --
That brute Simmons / Arthur Morrison --
The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs --
The doll in the pink silk dress / Leonard Merrick --
The drums of the fore and aft / ; The man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling --
Red Hanrahan / William Butler Yeats --
The country of the blind / H.G. Wells --
Mary with the high hand / Arnold Bennett --
The apple-tree / John Galsworthy --
Action / C.E. Montague --
The valley of the beasts / Algernon Blackwood --
mrs. Packletide's tiger / Saki --
The happy hypocrite / Max Beerbohm --
The derelict / H.M. Tomlinson --
Red / W. Somerset Maugham --
The hammer of God / G.K. Chesterton --
The kings of Orion / John Buchan --
The stranger in the village / Sir Philip Gibbs --
The higgler / A.E. Coppard --
The western islands / John Masefield --
The sword of Welleran / Lord Dunsany --
The celestial omnibus / E.M. Forster --
The log of the "Evening star" / Alfred Noyes --
Jeeves and the song of songs / P.G. Wodehouse --
Three lovers who lost / James Stephens --
The dead / James Joyce --
Purple and fine linen / May Edginton --
Mr. Oddy / Sir Hugh Walpole --
A busman's holiday / Francis Brett Young --
A sleeping draft / Weston Martyr --
The Prussian officer / D.H. Lawrence --
Fish are such liars / Roland Pertwee --
A source of irritation / Stacy Aumonier --
The chink and the child / Thomas Burke --
Life of Ma Parker / Katherine Mansfield --
A day in a woman's life / Sheila Kaye-Smith --
Rivers of Damascus / Donn Byrne --
The gioconda smile / Aldous Huxley --
The cavalier of the streets / Michael Arlen --
The old hunter / Liam O'Flaherty --
The white cottage / L.A.G. Strong --
The trapper's mates / Henry Williamson --
The Forty-Third Division / Ralph Bates --
The eyes / Thomas Owen Beachcroft --
The betting Scotchman / Anonymous --
Bella Fleace gave a party / Evelyn Waugh.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Other Titles: Bedside book of famous British stories
Responsibility: edited by Bennett Cerf and Henry C. Moriarty.

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