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Tellers of tales; 100 short stories from the United States, England, France, Russia and Germany

Author: W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anthology of classic literary short stories from authors including; Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Balzac, Hardy, Stevenson, Maupassant, Wilde, Kipling, Romanof, Hemingway, Huxley, and more.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Somerset Maugham
OCLC Number: 1013293889
Notes: "First edition."
Description: xxxix pages, 1 leaf : 1526 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The two drovers / Sir Walter Scott --
Rip Van Winkle ; The stout gentleman / Washington Irving --
La grande Bretêche / Honoré de Balzac --
The gray champion / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The crimson curtain / Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly --
The gold-bug / Edgar Allan Poe --
A simple heart / Gustave Flaubert --
Krambambuli / Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach --
The outcasts of Poker Flat / Francis Bret Harte --
Olympe and Henriette / Villiers de l'Isle Adam --
The three strangers / Thomas Hardy --
The jolly corner / Henry James --
The procurator of Judæa / Anatole France --
Youth / Karl Emil Franzos --
Markheim / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The necklace ; The legacy / Guy de Maupassant --
Useless mouths / Octave Mirbeau --
The happy prince / Oscar Wilde --
The adventure of the Bruce-Partington plans / Arthur Conan Doyle --
Typhoon / Joseph Conrad --
The fate of the baron / Arthur Schnitzler The whirligig of life / O. Henry --
Without visible means / Arthur Morrison --
The stricken doe / Pierre Mille --
The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs --
The coach / Violet Hunt --
The last visit / Tristan Bernard --
The man who would be king ; Without benefit of clergy / Rudyard Kipling --
Papago wedding / Mary Austin --
Uncle Franz / Ludwig Thoma --
The door in the wall / H.G. Wells --
An experiment in misery / Stephen Crane --
Tobermory / Saki --
To build a fire / Jack London --
The death of Iván Ilých / Leo Tolstoy --
The toupee artist / Nicolai Lyeskov --
Mouzhiks / 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 A letter / Isaac Babel --
The child / Vsevolod Ivanov --
The customer / Georgy Peskov --
The knives / Valentine Katayev --
Pippo Spano / Heinrich Mann --
Old Rogaum and his Theresa / Theodore Dreiser --
A.V. Laider / Max Beerbohm --
The amulet / Jacob Wassermann --
Cavalry patrol / Hugo von Hofmannsthal --
Seeds ; The other woman / Sherwood Anderson --
Early sorrow / Thomas Mann --
Mr. and Mrs. Abbey's difficulties / E.M. Forster --
The invisible collection / Stefan Zweig --
Uncle Fred flits by / P.G. Wodehouse --
In the last coach / Leonhard Frank --
Counterparts / James Joyce --
The tragedy of Goupil / Louis Pergaud --
Odour of chrysanthemums / D.H. Lawrence --
The chink / Alexandre Arnoux --
Haircut ; Champion / Ring Lardner --
A balaam / Arnold Zweig --
Old Man Minick / Edna Ferber --
The golden beetle / Bruno Frank --
The Catalan night / Paul Morand Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken --
The lovely day / Jacques de Lacretelle --
On the farm / Hans Friedrich Blunck --
The killers / Ernest Hemingway --
The stranger / Katherine Mansfield --
The house of mourning / Franz Werfel --
A start in life / Ruth Suckow --
The desert island / Stella Benson --
Big blonde / Dorothy Parker --
Orphant Annie / Thyra Samter Winslow --
Nuns at luncheon / Aldous Huxley --
The rich boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
The imposition / L.A.G. Strong --
Turn about / William Faulkner --
The doll / J. Kessel --
Reduced / Elizabeth Bowen --
María Concepción / Katherine Anne Porter --
The cherry feast / Ernst Glaeser --
No more trouble for Jedwick / Louis Paul --
If you can't be good, be cautious / T.O. Beachcroft --
The ball / Irène Némirovsky --
Kneel to the rising sun / Erskine Caldwell --
The Nowaks / Christopher Isherwood --
Convalescence / Kay Boyle --
The station / H.E. Bates --
Oklahoma race riot / Frances W. Prentice.
Responsibility: selected and with an introduction by W. Somerset Maugham.

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Anthology of classic literary short stories from authors including; Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Balzac, Hardy, Stevenson, Maupassant, Wilde, Kipling, Romanof, Hemingway, Huxley, and more.

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