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The witch and other stories


A collection of the nineteenth century Russian author's short stories which reflect his development as a writer.

Editions:1328  Date:1850 - 2021  Genre(s):Short stories, Short stories, Short stories

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by:Joyce, James, 1882-1941

"This collection of 15 stories provides an introduction to the style and motifs found in Joyce's writing. The stories stand alone as individual scenes of Dublin society and are intertwined by use of autobiography and symbolism."

Editions:1533  Date:1895 - 2021  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Short stories, Short stories

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The adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by:Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

In the more than 100 years since Doyle created the immortal Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr. Watson, no other mystery writer has come close to eclipsing him as the standard-bearer in crime fiction. A brilliant London-based consulting detective, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess and is renowned for his skillful use of astute observation, deductive reasoning, and inference to solve difficult cases. Holmes is at the height of his powers here in this collection of twelve of his most famous cases, including "The Red-Headed League" and "The Adventure of the Speckled Band."

Editions:1204  Date:1812 - 2021  Genre(s):Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Mystery fiction, Short stories, Short stories

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Just so stories, for little children

by:Kipling, Rudyard

A collection of the well-known stories, including 'How the Whale Got His Throat, ' 'The Elephant's Child, ' and 'The Butterfly that Stamped.'

Editions:1161  Date:1897 - 2021  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Short stories, Short stories, Short stories

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Tales from Shakespeare

by:Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

Shakespeare's fourteen comedies and six tragedies retold in prose for the young reader.

Editions:1503  Date:1775 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Adaptations, Stories, plots, etc, Short stories, Short stories

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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent

by:Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

A collection of 34 essays and short stories by the author.

Editions:899  Date:1039 - 2021  Genre(s):History, Short stories, Short stories

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Twice-told tales

by:Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

Annotation‡bThe author of such short-fiction masterpieces as "Young Goodman Brown" and "The Minister's Black Veil," Nathaniel Hawthorne is regarded as one of the most significant American writers of the nineteenth century. This volume collects many of his most famous short works and is a fitting compendium of his literary achievements for newcomers or longtime Hawthorne fans alike.

Editions:646  Date:1800 - 2020  Genre(s):Short stories, Short stories, Historical fiction, Short stories

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The death of Ivan Ilych

by:Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910

Ivan Ilych, a peaceful public official in the Russian provinces, has his life permanently changed by a serious illness which no doctor can accurately diagnose.

Editions:555  Date:1859 - 2020  Genre(s):Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Short stories, Short stories, Didactic fiction

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The Martian chronicles

by:Bradbury, Ray

1950 science fiction story collection by Ray Bradbury that chronicles the colonization of Mars by humans fleeing from a troubled Earth, and the conflict between aboriginal Martians and the new colonists.

Editions:404  Date:1901 - 2019  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, Short stories, Short stories


Breakfast at Tiffany's : a short novel and three stories

by:Capote, Truman, 1924-1984

"A Christmas Memory"--This is a story of a Christmas shared by a seven-year-old boy and a childlike woman in her sixties, with enormous love and friendship between them

Editions:552  Date:1941 - 2019  Genre(s):Short stories, Short stories, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction


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