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The essential tales of Chekhov

by:Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904

"In this extraordinary collection of twenty tales, Richard Ford, a master short story writer in his own right, has selected his personal favorites from among more than two hundred of Chekhov's tales and short novels. These stories, ordered chronologically from 1886 to 1899, are drawn from Chekhov's most fruitful years as a short story writer. The translation is by Constance Garnett, who brought Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Turgenev to the English-speaking world."--Jacket.

Editions:1021  Date:1850 - 2018  Genre(s):Short stories, Short stories, Short stories

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The jungle book : Mowgli's story

by:Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

Presents the adventures of Mowgli, the Indian boy brought up by wolves in the jungle, his companions, Baloo and Bagheera, and his enemy, Shere Khan.

Editions:1180  Date:1893 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, 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:1386  Date:1900 - 2019  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

A collection of Sherlock Holmes mystery adventures, including "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Red-headed League," and "The Adventure of the Speckled Band."

Editions:1082  Date:1812 - 2019  Genre(s):Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Short stories, Short stories

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Just so stories for little children

by:Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

A collection of the well-known stories including "The Butterfly that Stamped," "How the Whale Got his Throat," and "The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo."

Editions:1063  Date:1897 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Short stories, Short stories, Short stories

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Tales from Shakespeare

by:Lamb, Charles

Shakespeare's fourteen comedies and six tragedies retold in prose.

Editions:1358  Date:1775 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Adaptations, Stories, plots, etc

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Twice-told tales

by:Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

A mysterious minister who never removes the black veil shrouding his face, an eccentric scientist who experiments with the fate of his friends, a cheerful tombstone carver who speaks the wisdom of the graveyard, these are but a few of the unusual New Englanders you'll meet in Twice-Told Tales.

Editions:593  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):Short stories, Short stories, Historical fiction, Short stories

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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent

by:Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

A collection of miscellaneous sketches, short stories, and essays, many of them humorous; includes such favorites as Rip Van Winkle, The Spectre bridegroom, and The legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Editions:769  Date:1039 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Short stories, Short stories, Short stories

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The house on Mango Street

by:Cisneros, Sandra

The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings.

Editions:210  Date:1983 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Juvenile works, Short stories


Plain tales from the hills

by:Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

Short stories of Indian life.

Editions:681  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Short stories

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