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75 short masterpieces: stories from the world's literature;

Author: Roger B Goodman
Publisher: New York, Bantam Books [©1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger B Goodman
OCLC Number: 1311089
Description: 283 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: A wedding without musicians / Sholem Aleichem --
He swung and he missed / Nelson Algren --
Senor Payroll / William E. Barrett --
Houseparty / Walter Bernstein --
How light belief bringeth damage / Bidpai --
A psychological shipwreck / Ambrose Bierce --
The father / Bjornstjerne Bjornson --
Neifile's story / Boccaccio --
I see you never / Ray Bradbury --
The lottery ticket / Ventura Garcia Calderon --
Daughter / Erskine Caldwell --
A wicked boy / Anton Chekhov --
Luck / Samuel Clemens --
The chaser / John Collier --
The upturned face / Stephen Crane --
A game of billiards / Alphonse Daudet --
Fear / Rhys Davies --
The riddle / Walter de la Mare --
The jewels of M. Lantin / Guy de Maupassant --
The heavenly Christmas tree / Fyodor Dostoevsky --
The ghosts / Lord Dunsany --
The scoop / James T. Farrell --
The bedchamber mystery / C.S. Forester --
The test / Angelica Gibbs --
Truth and consequences / Brendan Gill --
The disabled soldier / Oliver Goldsmith --
Virtuoso / Herbert Goldstone --
Her lover / Maxim Gorky --
Proof positive / Graham Greene --
The butterfly / James Hanley --
Absent-mindedness in a parish choir / Thomas Hardy --
The hollow of the three hills / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
A question of blood / Ernest Haycox --
The boy who drew cats / Lafcadio Hearn --
The lost soul / Ben Hecht --
The exact science of matrimony / O. Henry --
Fard / Aldous Huxley --
The wife / Washington Irving --
Charles / Shirley Jackson --
Then came the legions / MacKinlay Kantor --
If not higher / Isaac Loeb Perez --
The wild duck's nest / Michael McLaverty --
A toast to Captain Jerk / Russell Maloney --
Germans at meat / Katherine mansfield --
Born of man and woman / Richard Matheson --
The ant and the grasshopper / Somerset Maugham --
The guardian angel / Andre Maurois --
The fiddler / Herman Melville --
The pearl of Toledo / Prosper Merimee --
The sniper / Liam O'Flaherty --
The crime on Calle de la Persequida / Palacio Valdes --
How the devil lost his poncho / Ricardo Palma --
the standard of living / Dorothy Parker --
The oval portrait / Edgar Allan Poe --
Three letters ... and a footnote / Horacio Quiroga --
A dangerous guy indeed / Damon Runyon --
Reginald's choir treat / Saki --
The kiss / William Sansom --
The shepherd's daughter / William Saroyan --
The foreigner / Francis Steegmuller --
Tom Varnish / Richard Steele --
Over the hill / John Steinbeck --
An attempt at reform / August Strindberg --
The three hermits / Leo Tolstoy --
The doctor's heroism / Villiers de l'Isle-Adam --
The beggar-woman of Locarno / Heinrich von Kleist --
The phoenix / Sylvia Townsend Warner --
Slipping beauty / Jerome Weidman --
The hour of letdown / E.B. White --
Moonlight sonat / Alexander Woollcott --
God / Eugene Ivanovich Zamiatin --
How Grandpa came into the money / Elsa Zantner --
the three veterans / Leane Zugsmith --
Song at the seaside / Arnold Zweig.
Responsibility: ed. by Roger B. Goodman.

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