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The Greatest stories of all time : tellers of tales

Author: W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Garden City Pub. Co., 1947, ©1939.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Somerset Maugham
OCLC Number: 7588077
Description: xxxix, 1526 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Two drovers / Sir Walter Scott --
Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving --
Stout gentleman / Washington Irving --
Grande Bretêche / Honoré de Balzac --
Gray champion / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Crimson curtain / Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly --
Gold-bug / Edgar Allan Poe --
Simple heart / Gustave Flaubert --
Krambambuli / Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach --
Outcasts of Poker Flat / Francis Bret Harte --
Olympe and Henriette / Villiers de l'Isle Adam --
Three strangers / Thomas Hardy --
Jolly Corner / Henry James --
Procurator of Judea / Anatole France --
Youth / Karl Emil Franzos --
Markheim / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Necklace / Guy de Maupassant --
Legacy / Guy de Maupassant --
Useless mouths / Octave Mirbeau --
Happy prince / Oscar Wilde --
Adventure of the Bruce-Partington plans / A. Conan Doyle --
Typhoon / Joseph Conrad --
Fate of the Baron / Arthur Schnitzler --
Whirligig of life / O. Henry --
Without visible means / Arthur Morrison --
Stricken doe / Pierre Mille --
Monkey's paw / W. W. Jacobs --
Coach / Violet Hunt --
Last visit / Tristan Bernard --
Man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling --
Without benefit of clergy / Rudyard Kipling --
Papage weeding / Mary Austin --
Uncle Franz / Ludwig Thoma --
Door in the wall / H. G. Wells --
Experiment in misery / Stephen Crane --
Tobermory / Saki --
To build a fire / Jack London --
Death of Iván Ilých / Anton Chekhov --
Twenty-six and one / Maxim Gorky --
Sunstroke / Ivan Bunin --
Captain Ribnikov / Alexander Kuprin --
Hydromel / Vassili Iretsky --
Without cherry blossom / Pantaleimon Romanof --
In the town of Berdichev / Vassili Grossman --
Hunger / Alexander Neweroff --
Romance / Vera Inber --
Earth on the hands / Boris Pilnjak --
Letter / Isaac Babel --
Child / Vsevolod Ivanov --
Customer / Georgy Peskov --
Knives / Valentine Katayev --
Pippo Spano / Heinrich Mann --
Old Rogaum and his Theresa / Theodore Dreiser --
A. V. Laider / Max Beerbohm --
Amulet / Jacob Wassermann --
Cavalry patrol / Hugo von Hofmannsthal --
Seeds / Sherwood Anderson --
Other woman / Sherwood Anderson --
Early sorrow / Thomas Mann --
Mr. and Mrs. Abbey's difficulties / E. M. Forster --
Invisible collection / Stefan Zweig --
Uncle Fred flits by / P. G. Wodehouse --
In the last coach / Leonhard Frank --
Counterparts / James Joyce --
Tragedy of Goupil / Louis Pergaud --
Odour of chrysanthemums / D. H. Lawrence --
Chink / Alexandre Arnoux --
Haircut / Ring Lardner --
Champion / Ring Lardner --
Balaam / Arnold Zweig --
Old man Minick / Edna Ferber --
Golden beetle / Bruno Frank --
Catalan night / Paul Morand --
Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken --
Lovely day / Jacques de Lacretelle --
On the farm / Hans Friedrich Blunck --
Killers / Ernest Hemingway --
Stranger / Katherine Mansfield --
House of mourning / Franz Werfel --
Start in life / Ruth Suckow --
Desert islander / Stella Benson --
Big blonde / Dorothy Parker --
Orphant Annie / Thyra Samter Winslow --
Nuns at luncheon / Aldous Huxley --
Rich boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Imposition / L. A. G. Strong --
Turn about / William Faulkner --
Doll / J. Kessel --
Reduced / Elizabeth Bowen --
María Concepción / Katherine Anne Porter --
Cherry feast / Ernst Glaeser --
No more trouble for Jedwick / Louis Paul --
If you can't be good, be cautious / T. O. Beachcroft --
Ball / Irène Némirovsky --
Kneel to the rising sun / Erskine Caldwell --
Nowaks / Christopher Isherwood --
Convalescence / Kay Boyle --
Station / H. E. Bates --
Oklahoma race riot / Frances W. Prentice.
Responsibility: selected and with an introduction by W. Somerset Maugham.

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