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British and American short stories

Author: G C Thornley
Publisher: Harlow, Essex, England : Pearson Education, 2008.
Series: Penguin readers., Level 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These stories paint colourful pictures of life in Britain and America in the past. We meet some unusual people. There's the dreamy boy who wakes up one day to find a bird making a nest in his hair! And there's the man who tries to catch a ghost. Some of the stories are very funny and others quite frightening. Many have a twist at the end!" -- back cover.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Readers
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G C Thornley
ISBN: 9781405882392 1405882395 9781408273401 1408273403
OCLC Number: 399244195
Notes: Includes world list.
Description: vii, 77 pages ; 20 cm + 3 audio CDs (4 3/4 in.).
Contents: Silas the good / H.E. Bates --
Mabel / W. Somerset Maugham --
The barber's uncle / William Saroyan --
The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
Springtime on the menu / O. Henry --
The open window / H.H. Munro (Saki) --
The income-tax man / Mark Twain --
The upper berth / F. Marion Crawford --
My bank account / Stephen Leacock.
Series Title: Penguin readers., Level 5.
Responsibility: retold by G.C. Thornley.

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