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A world of great stories : 115 stories, the best of modern literature

Author: Hiram Collins Haydn; John Cournos
Publisher: New York : Avenel Books, [1978], ©1947.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hiram Collins Haydn; John Cournos
ISBN: 0517216620 9780517216620 0517270749 9780517270745
OCLC Number: 4496704
Description: x, 950 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The love-philtre of Ikey Schoenstein / O. Henry --
Hands / Sherwood Anderson --
Ten Indians / Ernest Hemingway --
A rose for Emily / William Faulkner --
The man who saw through Heaven / Wilbur Daniel Steele --
The baby party / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Ex parte / Ring Lardner --
Circus at dawn / Thomas Wolfe --
Flight / John Steinbeck --
Snowfall in childhood / Ben Hecht --
A day's work / Katherine Anne Porter --
Petrified man / Eudora Welty --
Act of faith / Irwin Shaw --
The blue cross / G.K. Chesterton --
The eye of Allah / Rudyard Kipling --
Red / Somerset Maugham --
The open window / Saki --
The rocking-horse winner / D.H. Lawrence --
Fanfare for Elizabeth / Edith Sitwell --
Sunday afternoon / Elizabeth Bowen --
Desire / James Stephens --
The boarding house / James Joyce --
The sniper / Liam O'Flaherty --
The old wife / Morley Jamieson --
Keep up appearances / Rhian Roberts --
Miss Brill / Katherine Mansfield --
The gray horse / Katharine Susannah Prichard --
A sick call / Morley Callaghan --
Madame du Luzy / Anatole France --
Deliverance / Romain Rolland --
Overture / Marcel Proust --
The gentle libertine / Colette. A crime without a motive / Andre Gide --
May on Lake Asquam / Jean Giraudoux --
Man's fate / Jean-Paul Sartre --
The funeral / Albert Camus --
Hiep-Hioup / Georges Eekhoud --
An unbeliever / Azorin --
Blasa's tavern / Pio Baroja --
The woman of Samaria / Gabriel Miro --
Horse in the moon / Luigi Pirandello --
The travellers / Ignazio Silone --
The story of my death / Lauro de Bosis --
The last faun / Aquilino Ribeiro --
Disorder and early sorrow / Thomas Mann --
The tale of the hands of God / Rainer Maria Rilke --
The married couple / Franz Kafka --
Moonbeam alley / Stefan Zweig --
Kong at the seaside / Arnold Zweig --
The dead are silent / Arthur Schnitzler --
Darkness at noon / Arthur Koestler --
Harry's loves / Herman Hesse --
Bluebeard's daughter / Louis Couperus --
The suspicion / Johannes L. Walch --
Birds of Passage / Martin Andersen Nexo --
The sailor-boy's tale / Isak Dinesen --
The death of Kristin Lavransdatter / Sigrid Undset --
The shark / Johan Bojer --
The outlaws / Selma Lagerlof --
In spite of everything / Sigfrid Siwertz --
The burning city / Hjalmar Soderberg --
In exile / Anton Chekhov --
One autumn night / Maxim Gorky --
Tevye wins a fortune / Sholom Aleichem --
Hide and seek / Feodor Sologub --
The abyss / Leonid Andreyev --
The gentleman from San Fransisco / Ivan Bunin --
Vasily Suchkov / Alexey Tolstoy. His only son / Konstantin Simonov --
Death / Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont --
The Emperor and the Devil / Joseph Wittlin --
Selma Kolijas / F.E. Sillanpaa --
Money / Karel Capek --
Vertigo / Egon Hostovsky --
The silver hilt / Ferenc Molnar --
The green fly / Kalman Mikszath --
Children and old folk / Ivan Cankar --
The neighbor / Autun Gustav Matos --
The Easter torch / I.L. Caragiale --
The little coin / Angel Karalitcheff --
Maternity / Lilika Nakos --
Medicine / Lu Hsun --
Spring silkworms / Mao Tun --
Mr. Hua Wei / Chang T'Ien-i --
Ah Ao / Sun Hsi-chen --
Growth of hate / Wang Hsi-yen --
The dog-meat general / Lin Yutang --
Doomsday / Younghill Kang --
The handkerchief / Ryunosuke Akutagawa --
My Lord, the baby / Rabindranath Tagore --
Drought / S. Raja Ratnam --
The jealous wife / Helen Davidian --
A deserted street / Tawfiq Al-Hakim --
Hillbred / Arreph El-Khoury --
The pig / Constant Zarian --
The gray donkey / Refik Halid --
Tales of a Burmese soothsayer / Saw Tun --
The cook / Tao Kim Hai --
My Thai cat / Pratoomratha Zeng --
The horse of the sword / Manuel Buaken --
The woman of mystery / Mariano Latorre --
Lucero / Oscar Castro --
Valley heat / Jose de la Cuadra --
The well / Augusto Cespedes --
Cross over, Sawyer! / Jesus del Corral --
The failure / Jorge Ferretis --
The lottery ticket / Ventura Garcia Calderon --
Adultery / Enrique Lopez Albujar --
The sorrel colt / Benito Lynch --
The servant girl / Alfonso Hernandez-Cata --
Three letter --
and a footnote / Horacio Quiroga --
Ovejon / Luis Manuel Urbaneja Achelpohl --
The funny-man who repented / Monteiro Lobato.
Responsibility: edited by Hiram Haydn and John Cournos.

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