Franklin

Tellers of tales : 100 short stories from the United States, England, France, Russia and Germany / selected and with an introduction by W. Somerset Maugham.

Author/Creator:
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 compiler.
Publication:
New York : Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1939.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxix pages, 1 leaf, 1526 pages ; 24 cm
Form/Genre:
Short stories.
Summary:
Anthology of classic literary short stories from authors including; Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Balzac, Hardy, Stevenson, Maupassant, Wilde, Kipling, Romanof, Hemingway, Huxley, and more.
Contents:
The two drovers / Sir Walter Scott
Rip Van Winkle ; The stout gentleman / Washington Irving
La grande Bretêche / Honoré de Balzac
The gray champion / Nathaniel Hawthorne
The crimson curtain / Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly
The gold-bug / Edgar Allan Poe
A simple heart / Gustave Flaubert
Krambambuli / Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
The outcasts of Poker Flat / Francis Bret Harte
Olympe and Henriette / Villiers de l'Isle Adam
The three strangers / Thomas Hardy
The jolly corner / Henry James
The procurator of Judæa / Anatole France
Youth / Karl Emil Franzos
Markheim / Robert Louis Stevenson
The necklace ; The legacy / Guy de Maupassant
Useless mouths / Octave Mirbeau
The happy prince / Oscar Wilde
The adventure of the Bruce-Partington plans / Arthur Conan Doyle
Typhoon / Joseph Conrad
The fate of the baron / Arthur Schnitzler.
The whirligig of life / O. Henry
Without visible means / Arthur Morrison
The stricken doe / Pierre Mille
The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
The coach / Violet Hunt
The last visit / Tristan Bernard
The man who would be king ; Without benefit of clergy / Rudyard Kipling
Papago wedding / Mary Austin
Uncle Franz / Ludwig Thoma
The door in the wall / H.G. Wells
An experiment in misery / Stephen Crane
Tobermory / Saki
To build a fire / Jack London
The death of Iván Ilých / Leo Tolstoy
The toupee artist / Nicolai Lyeskov
Mouzhiks / Anton Chekhov
Twenty-six and one / Maxim Gorky
Sunstroke / Ivan Bunin
Captain Ribnikov / Alexander Kuprin
Hydromel / Vassili Iretsky
Without cherry blossom / Pantaleimon Romanof
In the town of Berdichev / Vassili Grossman
Hunger / Alexander Neweroff
Romance / Vera Inber
Earth on the hands / Boris Pilnjak.
A letter / Isaac Babel
The child / Vsevolod Ivanov
The customer / Georgy Peskov
The knives / Valentine Katayev
Pippo Spano / Heinrich Mann
Old Rogaum and his Theresa / Theodore Dreiser
A.V. Laider / Max Beerbohm
The amulet / Jacob Wassermann
Cavalry patrol / Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Seeds ; The other woman / Sherwood Anderson
Early sorrow / Thomas Mann
Mr. and Mrs. Abbey's difficulties / E.M. Forster
The invisible collection / Stefan Zweig
Uncle Fred flits by / P.G. Wodehouse
In the last coach / Leonhard Frank
Counterparts / James Joyce
The tragedy of Goupil / Louis Pergaud
Odour of chrysanthemums / D.H. Lawrence
The chink / Alexandre Arnoux
Haircut ; Champion / Ring Lardner
A balaam / Arnold Zweig
Old Man Minick / Edna Ferber
The golden beetle / Bruno Frank
The Catalan night / Paul Morand.
Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken
The lovely day / Jacques de Lacretelle
On the farm / Hans Friedrich Blunck
The killers / Ernest Hemingway
The stranger / Katherine Mansfield
The house of mourning / Franz Werfel
A start in life / Ruth Suckow
The desert islander / Stella Benson
Big blonde / Dorothy Parker
Orphant Annie / Thyra Samter Winslow
Nuns at luncheon / Aldous Huxley
The rich boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald
The imposition / L.A.G. Strong
Turn about / William Faulkner
The doll / J. Kessel
Reduced / Elizabeth Bowen
María Concepción / Katherine Anne Porter
The cherry feast / Ernst Glaeser
No more trouble for Jedwick / Louis Paul
If you can't be good, be cautious / T.O. Beachcroft
The ball / Irène Némirovsky
Kneel to the rising sun / Erskine Caldwell
The Nowaks / Christopher Isherwood
Convalescence / Kay Boyle
The station / H.E. Bates
Oklahoma race riot / Frances W. Prentice.
Notes:
"First edition."
OCLC:
296782
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