7 Best Short Stories By W W Jacobs

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Author: W. W. Jacobs
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN: 8577770885
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Category : Fiction
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7 Best Short Stories By W W Jacobs

by W. W. Jacobs, 7 Best Short Stories By W W Jacobs Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download 7 Best Short Stories By W W Jacobs books, Jacobs is now remembered for his macabre tale "The Monkey's Paw." However, the majority of his output was humorous in tone. Michael Sadleir described Jacobs' fiction thus: "I wrote stories of three kinds, describing the misadventures of sailor-men ashore, celebrating the artful dodger of a slow-witted village, and such of the macabre." In the seven selected short stories the reader will be able to know a little of each fascet of this versatile author. The Monkey's Paw A Golden Venture A Love-Knot An Adulteration Act Back to Back Establishing Relations Captain Rogers


7 Best Short Stories Halloween

7 Best Short Stories  Halloween PDF
Author: M. R. James
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN: 8577772470
Size: 32.66 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 63
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7 Best Short Stories Halloween

by M. R. James, 7 Best Short Stories Halloween Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download 7 Best Short Stories Halloween books, Halloween is one of our favorite holiday dates! A chance to unleash our tensions with games and costumes and be a child once again. Halloween is time for 'trick or treat' and scary readings. In addition to tricks and treats, Halloween is a good dose of horror stories! Check out the selection of seven tales of horror by the critic August Nemo: - The Monkey's Paw By W. W. Jacobs - 'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad' By M. R. James - Yuki-Onna By Lafcadio Hearn - The Terrible Old Man by H. P. Lovecraft - The Black Cat By Edgar Allan Poe - Lazarus By Leonid Andreyev - The Death of Halpin Frayser By Ambrose Bierce For more books with interesting themes, be sure to check the other books in this collection!


7 Best Short Stories Money

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Author: O. Henry
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN: 8577773221
Size: 14.91 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 81
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7 Best Short Stories Money

by O. Henry, 7 Best Short Stories Money Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download 7 Best Short Stories Money books, Money - and the social effects of having it or not - is too big a theme in people's daily lives to be ignored by literature. The writers gave the most varied interpretations and looked from the most different angles to the human relationship with money - but the final thought is always up to the reader. The critic August Nemo selected seven classic short stories on this subject: - The Money Box by W.W. Jacobs - Mammon and the Archer by O. Henry - After the Race by James Joyce - The Rocking-Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence - Filboid Studge by Saki - Winter Dreams by F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Crocodile by Fyodor Dostoevsky


7 Best Short Stories British Authors

7 Best Short Stories  British Authors PDF
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN: 8577772977
Size: 38.28 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 80
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7 Best Short Stories British Authors

by Arthur Conan Doyle, 7 Best Short Stories British Authors Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download 7 Best Short Stories British Authors books, British literary tradition is very rich. It unites the heritage of its own classics, such as medieval and Shakespeare productions, as well as the cultural influences of the various colonies and peoples who, throughout history, have mixed into British imagination. The critic August Nemo brings an excerpt of this rich cultural heritage through seven specially selected short stories: - The Blue Cross by G.K. Chesterton - The Red-Headed League by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Quality by John Galsworthy - A Love-Knot by W. W. Jacobs - The Shades of Spring by D. H. Lawrence - Kew Gardens by Virginia Woolf - The Three Strangers by Thomas Hardy


7 Best Short Stories Sea Stories

7 Best Short Stories  Sea Stories PDF
Author: Stephen Crane
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN: 8577772799
Size: 52.69 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 71
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7 Best Short Stories Sea Stories

by Stephen Crane, 7 Best Short Stories Sea Stories Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download 7 Best Short Stories Sea Stories books, Sea fiction a genre of literature with a setting on or near the sea, that focuses on the human relationship to the sea and sea voyages and highlights nautical culture in these environments. Nautical fiction usually includes distinctive themes, such as a focus on masculinity and heroism, investigations of social hierarchies, and the psychological struggles of the individual in the hostile environment of the sea. For this book, the critic August Nemo selected seven great examples of these stories of salt water and adventure. Enjoy! - The Open Boat by Stephen Crane. - The Voice in the Night by William Hope Hodgson. - The Sea Raiders by H. G. Wells. - Soaked in Seaweed: or Upset in the Ocean by Stephen Leacock. - A Descent into the Maelström by Edgar Allan Poe. - An Adventure in the Upper Sea by Jack London. - The Old Man of the Sea by W. W. Jacobs.


Big Book Of Best Short Stories

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Author: W. W. Jacobs
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN: 8577774856
Size: 34.15 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 530
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Big Book Of Best Short Stories

by W. W. Jacobs, Big Book Of Best Short Stories Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Big Book Of Best Short Stories books, This book contains 25 short stories from 5 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. The stories were carefully selected by the critic August Nemo, in a collection that will please the literature lovers. The theme of this edition is: Horror. For more exciting titles, be sure to check out our 7 Best Short Stories and Essential Novelists collections. This book contains: - Edgar Allan Poe: - The Tell-Tale Heart - The Cask of Amontillado - The Masque of the Red Death - The Pit and the Pendulum - The Fall of the House of Usher - The Murders in the Rue Morgue - The Black Cat - H. P. Lovecraft: - The Call of Cthulhu - The Outsider - Pickman's Model - The Statement of Randolph Carter - The Colour out of Space - The Dunwich Horror - The Music of Erich Zann - W. W. Jacobs: - The Monkey's Paw - A Golden Venture - A Love-Knot - An Adulteration Act - Back to Back - Establishing Relations - Captain Rogers - E.T.A. Hoffmann: - The Golden Pot - The Sandman - Councillor Krespela - Automata - The Elementary Spirit - The Jesuits' Church in G-- - The Story of the Hard Nut - Robert Louis Stevenson: - The Waif Woman - The Bottle Imp - Thrawn Janet - Markheim - The Body Snatcher - Olalla - Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde


Best Short Stories Omnibus Volume 2

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Author: D. H. Lawrence
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN: 8577775607
Size: 20.66 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 3950
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Best Short Stories Omnibus Volume 2

by D. H. Lawrence, Best Short Stories Omnibus Volume 2 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Best Short Stories Omnibus Volume 2 books, This book contains 350 short stories from 50 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. Wisely chosen by the literary critic August Nemo for the book series 7 Best Short Stories, this omnibus contains the stories of the following writers: - Mary Shelley - D. H. Lawrence - Ellis Parker Butler - Anthony Trollope - Zona Gale - Emma Orczy - Don Marquis - Charles W. Chesnutt - Kathleen Norris - Stanley G. Weinbaum - Honoré de Balzac - M. R. James - Banjo Paterson - Bret Harte - Henry Lawson - W. W. Jacobs - Charlotte M. Yonge - Mary E. Wilkins Freeman - L. Frank Baum - O. Henry - William Dean Howells - T. S. Arthur - Sherwood Anderson - Robert Barr - Lafcadio Hearn - Giovanni Verga - Hamlin Garland - Émile Zola - Stewart Edward White - Sarah Orne Jewett - Willa Cather - George Ade - Robert W. Chambers - Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson - Ruth McEnery Stuart - Lord Dunsany - George Gissing - Théophile Gautier - Paul Heyse - Selma Lagerlöf - Thomas Burke - Edith Nesbit - Arthur Morrison - Stacy Aumonier - John Galsworthy - E. W. Hornung - Ernest Bramah


Big Book Of Best Short Stories Volume 1

Big Book of Best Short Stories  Volume 1 PDF
Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN: 8577770141
Size: 70.18 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 1994
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Big Book Of Best Short Stories Volume 1

by Oscar Wilde, Big Book Of Best Short Stories Volume 1 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Big Book Of Best Short Stories Volume 1 books, This book contains 70 short stories from 10 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. The stories were carefully selected by the critic August Nemo, in a collection that will please the literature lovers. For more exciting titles, be sure to check out our 7 Best Short Stories and Essential Novelists collections. This book contains: - Washington Irving:The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Rip Van Winkle The Devil and Tom Walker Christmas Guest from Gibbet Island The Legend of the Engulphed Convent The Adventure of my Uncle - Oscar Wilde:Lord Arthur Savile's Crime The Sphinx without a Secret A Model Millionaire The Happy Prince The Fisherman and his Soul The Nightingale and the Rose The Young King - Bram Stoker:The Castle of the King A Star Trap The Secret of the Growing Gold The Burial of the Rats Dracula's Guest The Squaw The Judge's House - H.G. Wells:The Time Machine A Dream Of Armageddon The Crystal Egg The Man Who Could Work Miracles The Flowering of the Strange Orchid The Sea Riders The Apple - Arthur Conan Doyle:A Scandal In Bohemia The Five Orange Pips The Disintegration Machine When the World Screamed The Great Keinplatz Experiment The Horror of the Heights The Ring of Thoth - E.T.A. Hoffman:The Golden Pot The Sandman Councillor Krespela Automata The Elementary Spirit The Jesuits' Church in G-- The Story of the Hard Nut - Rudyard Kipling:The Mark of the Beast The Phantom 'Rickshaw Mowgli's Brothers (from the Jungle Book) Kaa's Hunting (from the Jungle Book) Tiger! Tiger! (from the Jungle Book) The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes The Man Who Would Be King - Franz Kafka:The Metamorphosis A Hunger Artist In the penal colony The Judgment Before the Law A Country Doctor A Report to an Academy - H.P. Lovecraft:The Call of Cthulhu The Outsider Pickman's Model The Statement of Randolph Carter The Colour out of Space The Dunwich Horror The Music of Erich Zann - Edgar Allan Poe:The Tell-Tale Heart The Cask of Amontillado The Masque of the Red Death The Pit and the Pendulum The Fall of the House of Usher The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Black Cat


7 Best Short Stories By Ernest Bramah

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Author: Ernest Bramah
Publisher: Tacet Books
ISBN:
Size: 13.43 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 134
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7 Best Short Stories By Ernest Bramah

by Ernest Bramah, 7 Best Short Stories By Ernest Bramah Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download 7 Best Short Stories By Ernest Bramah books, Ernest Bramah humorous works were ranked with Jerome K. Jerome and W. W. Jacobs, his detective stories with Conan Doyle, his politico-science fiction with H. G. Wells and his supernatural stories with Algernon Blackwood. George Orwell acknowledged that Bramah's book, What Might Have Been, influenced his Nineteen Eighty-Four. Bramah created the characters Kai Lung and Max Carrados. This selection chosen by the critic August Nemo contains the following stories: The Secret of Headlam Height The Mystery of the Vanished Petition Crown The Holloway Flat Tragedy The Curious Circumstances Of The Two Left Shoes The Ingenious Mind Of Mr. Rigby Lacksome The Crime At The House In Culver Street The Strange Case Of Cyril Bycourt


Captain Rogers

Captain Rogers PDF
Author: W. W. Jacobs
Publisher: Book Jungle
ISBN: 9781438502748
Size: 55.76 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 48
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Captain Rogers

by W. W. Jacobs, Captain Rogers Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Captain Rogers books, William Wymark Jacobs (September 8, 1863 September 1, 1943), was an English author of short stories an novels. He is now best remembered for his macabre tales "The Monkey's Paw" (published 1902) and "The Toll House" (in the collection of short stories The Lady of the Barge). However the majority of his output was humorous in tone. His favourite subjects were marine life: "men who go down to the sea in ships of moderate tonnage" said Punch, reviewing his first collection of stories, Many Cargoes, which achieved great popular success on its publication in 1896.