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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:1888  Date:1010 - 2018  Genre(s):Short stories, Short stories, Short stories

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Rudyard Kipling

by:Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

Twelve stories about animals, insects, and other subjects include "How the Alphabet Was Made," "How the Camel got His Hump, " and "The Elephant's Child."

Editions:1420  Date:1893 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, 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:1623  Date:1371 - 2018  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, 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.

Editions:1482  Date:1775 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, 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:587  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):Historical fiction, 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 Latino section of Chicago - a neighborhood of harsh realities and harsh beauty.

Editions:215  Date:1983 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Juvenile works, Short stories


The collected short stories of Louis L'Amour

by:L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988

Presents a collection of tales of danger, hardship, and adventure in the Old West.

Editions:201  Date:2003 - 2017  Genre(s):Western stories, Western fiction, Short stories, Short stories, Western fiction


The death of Ivan Ilych : and other stories

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 - 2017  Genre(s):Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Short stories, Short stories

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Death in Venice

by:Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

A story about a writer of world renown and his slow spiral to a degrading sensuality and eventual death.

Editions:957  Date:1900 - 2018  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Parables, Short stories, Short stories

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The Kreutzer sonata and other stories

by:Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910

A violent spiritual crisis in Tolstoy's life produced this text.

Editions:1012  Date:1400 - 2018

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