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A shocking accident

Author: Sara Corrin
Publisher: London : Walker, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of short stories, each with a twist in the tail. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Corrin
ISBN: 184428994X 9781844289943
OCLC Number: 61425860
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: 192 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: A shocking accident / Graham Greene --
The necklace / Guy de Maupassant --
The fiery wooing of Mordred / P.G. Wodehouse --
How un-American can you get? / Art Buchwald --
The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
To build a fire / Jack London --
At the airport / Marina Mizzau --
Children of the vaults / Vladimir Korolenko --
The night the bed fell / James Thurber --
Roosya / Ivan Bunin --
The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe --
Borrowing a match / Stephen Leacock --
Lamb to the slaughter / Roald Dahl --
Sredni Vashtar / Saki.
Responsibility: edited by Sara Corrin.

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A collection of short stories, each with a twist in the tail. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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This is a great read for a quiet weekend." Mizz; "The hilarious rub shoulders with the disturbing and the collection has a very international feel." The School Librarian

 
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