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Whirligigs - ebook/epub

Whirligigs - ebook/epub
Whirligigs - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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Settle in for a whimsical, thoroughly enjoyable whirlwind tour through the prodigious imagination of American short-story master O. Henry. When he wrote the following, he may have discounted his own creativity. „Whirligigs”, comprised of 24 short stories and published in 1910, is evidence of this. O. Henry writes of love and loss, of mystery and drama, of journalism and murders and trials. He creates a tapestry of characters, young and old, wealthy and poor. It offers some of his best short stories; complete with quirky characters, witty romps with clever twists and surprise endings. If you love classic O. Henry stories like „The Gift of the Magi” and have been curious about the rest of this beloved author’s body of work, „Whirligigs” is a great place to start.
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Whirligigs - ebook/epub
Whirligigs - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

Settle in for a whimsical, thoroughly enjoyable whirlwind tour through the prodigious imagination of American short-story master O. Henry. When he wrote the following, he may have discounted his own creativity. Whirligigs, comprised of 24 short stories and published in 1910, is evidence of this. O. Henry writes of love and loss, of mystery and drama, of journalism and murders and trials. He creates a tapestry of characters...

The Trimmed Lamp and Other Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
The Trimmed Lamp and Other Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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„The Trimmed Lamp” follows „The Four Million” and provides another series of twenty-five short stories that take place in New York City in the early years of the 20th century and are representative of the surprise endings that popularized O. Henry’s work. Contents: „A Madison Square Arabian Night”, „The Rubaiyat of a Scotch Highball”, „The Pendulum”, „Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen”...

Sixes and Sevens - ebook/epub
Sixes and Sevens - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

Sixes and Sevens is a first collection of humorous short stories from the author of The Four Million, his stories deal for the most part with ordinary people: clerks, policemen and waitresses and often use twist endings which turn on an ironic or coincidental circumstance in his stories. O. Henry proves that he is the master of the short story format. This collection has quirky as well as nice little stories...

Sixes and Sevens - ebook/epub
Sixes and Sevens - ebook/epub
O. Henry
KtoCzyta.pl

„Sixes and Sevens” is a first collection of humorous short stories from the author of „The Four Million”, his stories deal for the most part with ordinary people: clerks, policemen and waitresses and often use twist endings which turn on an ironic or coincidental circumstance in his stories. O. Henry proves that he is the master of the short story format. This collection has quirky as well as nice little stories...

The Trimmed Lamp and Other Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
The Trimmed Lamp and Other Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

The Trimmed Lamp follows The Four Million and provides another series of twenty-five short stories that take place in New York City in the early years of the 20th century and are representative of the surprise endings that popularized O. Henrys work. Contents: A Madison Square Arabian Night, The Rubaiyat of a Scotch Highball, The Pendulum, Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen, The Assessor of Success and others...

Options - ebook/epub
Options - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porters 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He needs no introduction of course; the man who made the short story with the surprise ending famous. These 16 stories are all wonderful examples of his word sculpting art. They include: The Rose of Dixie...

Options - ebook/epub
Options - ebook/epub
O. Henry
KtoCzyta.pl

O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porter’s 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He needs no introduction of course; the man who made the short story with the surprise ending famous. These 16 stories are all wonderful examples of his word sculpting art. They include: „The Rose of Dixie”...

Strictly Business - ebook/epub
Strictly Business - ebook/epub
O. Henry
KtoCzyta.pl

Written by famed author O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) in 1910, these are 25 more short stories of the Four Million, including the titled story „Strictly Business”, „The Thing’s the Play,” „The Call of the Tame,” „Psyche and the Pskyscraper” and others. This collection of short stories brings together a motley cast of characters from all walks of life – stage actors, blackmailers...

Strictly Business. More Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
Strictly Business. More Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

Written by famed author O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) in 1910, these are 25 more short stories of the Four Million, including the titled story Strictly Business, The Things the Play, The Call of the Tame, Psyche and the Pskyscraper and others. This collection of short stories brings together a motley cast of characters from all walks of life stage actors, blackmailers, soldiers, waitresses, and average citizens and adds in an array of unexpected...

Cabbages and Kings - ebook/epub
Cabbages and Kings - ebook/epub
O. Henry
KtoCzyta.pl

„Cabbages and Kings” is a 1904 novel made up of interlinked short stories, written by O. Henry and set in a fictitious country. A series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town called the Republic of Anchuria while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a complex structure which slowly explicates its own background even as it painstakingly...

The Voice of the City. Further Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
The Voice of the City. Further Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

O. Henry is most widely recognized for his stories dry wit, plot twists and surprise ending. But another major element in his fiction is his love of the American urban environment, as well as a keen appreciation of the rapid diversification that occurred in many cities in the early twentieth century. In The Voice of the City, O. Henry uses excellently written short stories and high vocabulary to convey a sense on New York...

The Voice of the City - ebook/epub
The Voice of the City - ebook/epub
O. Henry
KtoCzyta.pl

O. Henry is most widely recognized for his stories’ dry wit, plot twists and surprise ending. But another major element in his fiction is his love of the American urban environment, as well as a keen appreciation of the rapid diversification that occurred in many cities in the early twentieth century. In „The Voice of the City”, O. Henry uses excellently written short stories and high vocabulary to convey a sense on New York...

The Safety Curtain - ebook/epub
The Safety Curtain - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
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A set of five melodramatic love short stories, first published in 1917 and written by a popular 20th century writer Ethel M. Dell. „The Safety Curtain” is an unusual love story that takes place in India mainly and has much excitement. A dragonfly-like dancing girl is rescued by a subaltern when he offers her a marriage of convenience and takes her to his station in India. But she hides a mysterious past and eventually it catches up...

The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories - ebook/epub
R. Austin Freeman
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A daring daylight art theft from a crowded museum, a secret document centuries old, and a hidden treasure, these are the elements of the title story in this collection of tales by R. Austin Freeman. Though best known for his famous forensic sleuth, Dr. John Thorndyke, Freeman also on occasion wrote stories featuring other characters. In addition to „The Great Portrait Mystery”, this collection features four more of these tales which show a more...

The Four Million - ebook/epub
The Four Million - ebook/epub
O. Henry
KtoCzyta.pl

This anthology contains 25 tales of old New York city at the dawn of the 20th century. A collection of O. Henry’s short stories bearing his trademark irony, comic misunderstandings, and surprise endings. They also capture his use of coincidence or chance to create humor in the story. O. Henry wrote about ordinary people in everyday circumstances. The true hero of „The Four Million” is the city of New York...

The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
KtoCzyta.pl

If you enjoy the works of Ethel M. Dell then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. Ethel Dell began to write stories while very young and many of them were published in popular magazines. Beneath her shy exterior, she had a passionate heart and most of her stories were stories of passion and love set in India and other British colonial possessions. „The Tidal Wave and Other Stories” collection includes the following...

The Four Million - ebook/epub
The Four Million - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

This anthology contains 25 tales of old New York city at the dawn of the 20th century. A collection of O. Henrys short stories bearing his trademark irony, comic misunderstandings, and surprise endings. They also capture his use of coincidence or chance to create humor in the story. O. Henry wrote about ordinary people in everyday circumstances. The true hero of The Four Million is the city of New York...

Nig-Nog and Other Humorous Stories - ebook/epub
Nig-Nog and Other Humorous Stories - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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„Nig Nog and Other Humorous Stories” is a collection of short humorous stories that include „Jimmy’s Brother”, „Sentimental Simpson”, „Chubb of the Slipper”, and many more. There are reasons worth exploring why Edgar Wallace was so successful in his writings and amongst them were his imagination, cleverness, and humor as demonstrated in these initial short stories, especially „Nig- Nog” (making an in-your-face patent medicine...

Cabbages and Kings - ebook/epub
Cabbages and Kings - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

Cabbages and Kings is a 1904 novel made up of interlinked short stories, written by O. Henry and set in a fictitious country. A series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town called the Republic of Anchuria while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a complex structure which slowly explicates its own background even as it painstakingly...

The Woman from the East and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Woman from the East and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Novelist, playwright and journalist, Edgar Wallace, is best known for his popular detective and suspense stories which, in his lifetime, earned him the title, „King of the Modern Thriller. This early work by Edgar Wallace was originally published in 1934. „The Woman From the East and Other Stories” is an enjoyable collection of short stories that include „The Chopham Affair”, „The Hopper”...

Those Other Days - ebook/epub
Those Other Days - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
KtoCzyta.pl

A collection of nineteen stories, by Edward Phillips Oppenheim, mostly from the 1890’s and early 1900’s, published in magazines, and collected in 1913. Ghost stories, bizarre adventures, strange appearances and disappearances, and improbable love are the themes of these very enjoyable stories by the master storyteller. Young men courting women, psychic phenomena, and humorous characters abound...

Heart of the West - ebook/epub
Heart of the West - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

Heart of the West is a collection of O. Henry nineteen short stories, all of which are set in or feature the American West at the turn of the 20th century, back before paved interstates, when cowboy culture was at its peak. This collection of short fiction from master of the form centers on tales of romantic entanglement, adventure, and lost love among the dusty trails and plains of the Wild West...

Heart of the West - ebook/epub
Heart of the West - ebook/epub
O. Henry
KtoCzyta.pl

„Heart of the West” is a collection of O. Henry nineteen short stories, all of which are set in or feature the American West at the turn of the 20th century, back before paved interstates, when cowboy culture was at its peak. This collection of short fiction from master of the form centers on tales of romantic entanglement, adventure, and lost love among the dusty trails and plains of the Wild West...

Further Chronicles of Avonlea - ebook/epub
Further Chronicles of Avonlea - ebook/epub
Lucy Maud Montgomery
KtoCzyta.pl

„Further Chronicles of Avonlea” is another wonderful collection of charming Avonlea short stories by Lucy Maud Montgomery, ranging from the humorous to melodramatic, and every bit as enticing and delightful as the first book, „Chronicles of Avonlea”. Published in 1920, it includes fifteen short and entertaining, funny, and romantic stories relating to the inhabitants of the fictional Canadian village of Avonlea and its region...

Again the Ringer - ebook/epub
Again the Ringer - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
KtoCzyta.pl

Seventeen short stories featuring that master of disguise, Henry Arthur Milton, known as „The Ringer”. An exiting page-tuner full of intrigue and mystery, „Again the Ringer” is a must-read for all fans of thrilling crime fiction. Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875 – 1932) was a prolific English writer. During his lifetime, he wrote 18 stage plays, 957 short stories, numerous articles in newspapers and journals and over 160 films have...

The Lonesome Trail - ebook/epub
The Lonesome Trail - ebook/epub
B.M. Bower
KtoCzyta.pl

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories. In her prolific career as a writer of many classic Westerns, the most beloved characters ever created by author B. M. Bower were the happy but hardscrabble crew of the Flying U ranch. „The Lonesome Trail” catches up with the band of cowhands and ranchers as some of them have grown weary of range...

The Collected Short Stories - ebook/epub
The Collected Short Stories - ebook/epub
David Wright O’Brien
KtoCzyta.pl

„The Collected Short Stories” is a collection of short adventure stories from pioneering American fantasy and science fiction writer David Wright O’Brien (1918–1944). A nephew of Farnsworth Wright, editor of Weird Tales, O’Brien was 22 years old when his first story „Truth Is a Plague! „ appeared in the February 1940 issue of Amazing Stories. There were about forty stories and novels under his own name plus others under various pseudonyms...

P.-C. Lee - ebook/epub
P.-C. Lee - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
KtoCzyta.pl

This unique thriller collection contains the 24 short vintage crime stories – a complete series featuring Police Constable Lee of the London „D” Division, written by the great Edgar Wallace. P.-C. Lee is a typical Wallace character, full of wit and charm. A number of these were reprinted in Ideas in 1928-1929 and in other magazines. Nine of the P.-C. Lee stories were later included in the 1961 collection „The Undisclosed Client and Other...

A Trio of Saki - The Storyteller, Open Window, Bertie’s Christmas Eve - audiobook
A Trio of Saki - The Storyteller, Open Window, Bertie’s Christmas Eve - audiobook
Saki (Hector Hugh Munro)
Matrix Digital Publishing

Saki was the pen name of Hector Hugh Munro (December 18, 1870 - November 13, 1916), a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn characters and finely judged narratives.

This audiobook collects three of his finest short stories:

'The Open Window' - A man with the...




Short Stories - ebook/epub
Short Stories - ebook/epub
Lucy Maud Montgomery
KtoCzyta.pl

Lucy Maud Montgomery, called „Maud” by family and friends and publicly known as L.M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. Montgomery published some 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems before her death in 1942. Because many of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island...

The Gentle Grafter - ebook/epub
The Gentle Grafter - ebook/epub
O. Henry
Ventigo Media

O. Henry (whose real name is William Sydney Porter) is famous for his many short stories of everyday-life America, full of wit, charm, and inventiveness. This collection of classic tales set on the wrong side of the law showcases a master craftsman at the top of his form. The Gentle Grafter is a collection of 14 short stories about grafters who travel, peddle and swindle in the South. Those grafters have different business ethics and moral senses...

The Gentle Grafter - ebook/epub
The Gentle Grafter - ebook/epub
O. Henry
KtoCzyta.pl

O. Henry (whose real name is William Sydney Porter) is famous for his many short stories of everyday-life America, full of wit, charm, and inventiveness. This collection of classic tales set on the wrong side of the law showcases a master craftsman at the top of his form. „The Gentle Grafter” is a collection of 14 short stories about grafters who travel, peddle and swindle in the South. Those grafters have different business ethics and moral...

Recalled by the Double-Four - ebook/epub
Recalled by the Double-Four - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
KtoCzyta.pl

Another great spy novel from the british author E. Phillips Oppenheim who achieved worldwide fame with his thrilling novels and short stories concerning international espionage and intrigue. This one is a connected collection of short stories about the leader of a secret society pledged to protect England and their German adversary. This novel is an Oppenheim classic from 1919 about a high society villain: characteristic of Oppenheim’s typical...