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The Crushed Flower And Other Stories

Author : Leonid Andreyev
ISBN : 9781421811680
Genre : Fiction
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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Short Stories For The Wicked

Author : Ginger Valentine
Genre : Fiction
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The creative work of fictional short stories is filled with terror. Each story is its own tale of horror. Witches, fairies, mermaids, zombies, revenge, even Bloody Mary. Every tale takes you on a unique twist of terror that will thrill any horror fan!
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Encyclopedia Of The British Short Story

Author : Andrew Maunder
ISBN : 9781438140704
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Provides a comprehensive reference to short fiction from Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Commonwealth, featuring some of the most popular writers and works.

Giraffe And Other Short Stories

Author : Jonathan M. Purver
ISBN : 9781438943220
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A collection of short stories set in Hollywood and New York City.
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The Complete Short Stories The Model Millionaire The Canterville Ghost The Happy Prince The Star Child The Fisherman And His Soul The Selfish Giant The Nightingale And The Rose The Sphinx Without A Secret Many More

Author : Oscar Wilde
ISBN : 9788026808398
Genre : Fiction
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete Short Stories: The Model Millionaire + The Canterville Ghost + The Happy Prince + The Star-Child + The Fisherman And His Soul + The Selfish Giant + The Nightingale And The Rose + The Sphinx Without A Secret + many more...” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Oscar Wilde's shorter fiction includes best-loved stories such as 'The Happy Prince', 'The Selfish Giant', and 'Lord Arthur Savile's Crime' as well as the innovative 'Portrait of Mr W. H.', about the mysterious dedicatee of Shakespeare's sonnets. Table of Contents: The Portrait Of Mr. W. H. The Happy Prince And Other Tales: The Happy Prince The Nightingale And The Rose The Selfish Giant The Devoted Friend The Remarkable Rocket A House Of Pomegranates: The Young King The Birthday Of The Infanta The Fisherman And His Soul The Star-Child Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime And Other Stories: Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime The Canterville Ghost The Sphinx Without A Secret The Model Millionaire Oscar Wills Wilde (1854 – 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, his only novel (The Picture of Dorian Gray), his plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.
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The Lottery And Other Stories

Author : Shirley Jackson
ISBN : 9780141191430
Genre : Fiction
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'Her books penetrate keenly . . . to the threat that sparkles at the rainbow's edge of the sprinkler spray on even the greenest lawns' Donna Tartt An excellent host finds himself turned out of home by his own guests; a woman spends her wedding day frantically searching for her husband-to-be; and in Shirley Jackson's best-known story, a small farming village comes together for a terrible lottery. The creeping unease of lives squandered and the bloody glee of lives lost is chillingly captured in these tales of wasted potential and casual cruelty by a master of the short story. 'Shirley Jackson is unparalleled as a leader in the field of beautifully written, quiet, cumulative shudders' Dorothy Parker
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Out Of Space And Time

Author : Clark Ashton Smith
ISBN : 0803293526
Genre : Fiction
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Collection of classic macabre and fantastic tales from a master of pulp fiction.
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Next Stop Hollywood

Author : Steve Cohen
ISBN : 9781429917292
Genre : Fiction
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Historically, short stories were a rich source of successful movies and significant films. Classics such as Rear Window, High Noon, Psycho, All About Eve, and Blade Runner began as short stories. Unfortunately, many of the major venues for discovering new talent—The Saturday Evening Post, Colliers, and Mademoiselle—are gone. Today, short stories are again becoming an important basis for major motion pictures and television, with films such as Brokeback Mountain, Good Will Hunting, and Minority Report. One reason short stories are making a Hollywood comeback is Next Stop Hollywood, an organization dedicated to finding both new talent and terrific material. This volume, selected by more than sixty movie-buff readers and advised by an editorial board of Hollywood insiders, picks up where those magazines left off. These very same stories may be at a theater near you in the near future. For anyone who has been disappointed by the movies of our day compared to those of the Golden Era of Hollywood, refresh yourself with these exciting short stories, and the possibilities they hold.
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