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Scottish Short Stories 1800–1900

…This collection of Scottish short stories has been chosen to give as wide as possible a picture of Scottish fiction of the nineteenth century. Authors such as Walter Scott,…

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Three Drops of Blood and Other Stories

…This collection of short stories, previously unpublished in English, displays the disturbing and evocative force of Hedayat’s writing, and confirms his place in the literary canon. They depict a…

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The Queen of Spades and Other Stories

…This collection of Pushkin’s stories begins with ‘The Queen of Spades’, perhaps the most celebrated short story in Russian literature. The young Hermann, while watching some friends gambling, hears…

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The Kiss and Other Stories

…of the mysterious lady. One of Chekhov’s most admired stories, ‘The Kiss’ is joined in this volume by five equally celebrated tales in a brand-new translation by Hugh Aplin: ‘The…

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The Selfish Giant and Other Stories

…here with all of Oscar Wilde’s other fairy stories – ‘The Happy Prince’, ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’, ‘The Devoted Friend’, ‘The Remarkable Rocket’, ‘The Young King’, ‘The Birthday of…

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Dog Stories

…named Boots. This collection, published in the author’s lifetime, gathers Kipling’s dog stories written throughout his career, providing a warm tribute to man’s best friend and showcasing the lively storytelling…

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