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EbookLibros de LiteraturaLiteratura en GeneralBig Book of Best Short Stories Volume 13



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.
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This book contains: 

Fitz-James O'Brien:

- The Diamond Lens.
- The Lost Room.
- What Was it? A Mystery.
- My Wife's Tempter.
- The Golden Ingot.
- The Child Who Loved a Grave.
- The Wondersmith.Francis Marion Crawford:

- The Dead Smile.
- The Screaming Skull.
- Man Overboard!
- For The Blood Is The Life.
- The Upper Berth.
- By The Waters of Paradise.
- The Doll's Ghost.Francis Stevens:

- Behind the Curtain.
- Unseen ? Unfeared.
- Elf Trap.
- Serapion.
- Friend Island.
- Citadel of Fear.
- Nightmare!Barry Pain:

- Aunt Martha.
- The Bet.
- The Boy in the Book.
- The Discovery of Nesting.
- Eliza and the Special.
- The Kindness of the Celestial.
- The Victim of Apparatus.Frank L. Packard:

- Corporal Bob.
- The Guardian of the Devil's Slide.
- Where's Haggerty?
- McQueen's Hobby.
- Munford.
- "If a Man Die"
- The Blood of Kings.Paul Laurence Dunbar:

- The Scapegoat.
- One Christmas At Shiloh.
- The Mission Of Mr. Scatters.
- A Matter Of Doctrine.
- Old Abe's Conversion.
- The Race Question.
- A Defender Of The Faith.Otis Adelbert Kline:

- The Corpse on the Third Slab.
- The Man from the Moon.
- The Cup of Blood.
- Mignight Madness.
- The Malignant Entity.
- The Bird-People.
- The Thing of a Thousand Shapes.John Ulrich Giesy:

- The Occult Detector.
- The Purple Light.
- The Significance of the High "D".
- The Wistaria Scarf.
- The Master Mind.
- Rubies of Doom.
- The House of Invisible Bondage.Valery Bryusov:

- The Republic of the Southern Cross.
- The Marble Bust.
- For Herself or for Another.
- In the Mirror.
- Protection.
- The "Bemol" Shop of Stationery.
- Rhea Silvia.Eleanor H. Porter:

- A Delayed Heritage.
- The Folly of Wisdom.
- The Letter.
- The Elephant's Board and Keep.
- Crumbs.
- The Lady in Black.
- That Angel Boy.


Atributos LU
Año de Edición
Fitz James O'Brien, Francis Marion Crawford, Francis Stevens, Barry Pain, Frank L. Packard, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Otis Adelbert Kline, John Ulrich Giesy, Valery Bryusov, Eleanor H. Porter, August Nemo
Núm. Páginas
Peso (Físico)
Tamaño Archivo (Virtual)
DRM (Virtual)
Formato Electrónico (Virtual)
Big Book of Best Short Stories: Volume 13
Biografía del Autor
<p>Fitz James O&amp;apos;Brien (25 October 1826 ? 6 April 1862) was an Irish American Civil War soldier, writer, and poet often cited as an early writer of science fiction.<br>Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter was an American novelist, most known for Pollyanna (1913).<br>Valery Bryusov was a Russian poet, prose writer, dramatist, translator, critic and historian. He was one of the principal members of the Russian Symbolist movement.<br>John Ulrich Giesy was an American physician, novelist and author. He was one of the early writers in the Sword and Planet genre, with his Jason Croft series.He collaborated with Junius B. Smith on many of his stories.<br>Otis Adelbert Kline (July 1, 1891 ? October 24, 1946) born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, was a songwriter, an adventure novelist and literary agent during the pulp era. Much of his work first appeared in the magazine Weird Tales. Kline was an amateur orientalist and a student of Arabic, like his friend and sometime collaborator, E. Hoffmann Price.<br><br>Paul Laurence Dunbar (June 27, 1872 ? February 9, 1906) was an American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Dayton, Ohio, to parents who had been enslaved in Kentucky before the American Civil War, Dunbar began to write stories and verse when still a child; he was president of his high school&amp;apos;s literary society. He published his first poems at the age of 16 in a Dayton newspaper.<br>Frank Lucius Packard (February 2, 1877 ? February 17, 1942) was a Canadian novelist.<br>Barry Pain, english journalist, poet and writer. He was known as a writer of parody and lightly humorous stories, but he also wrote many horror stories, which were well received by the lay men and critics alike. Best remembered for his Eliza group of comedic short stories.<br>Gertrude Barrows Bennett, known by the pseudonym Francis Stevens, was a pioneering author of fantasy and science fiction. Bennett wrote a number of fantasies between 1917 and 1923 and has been called \"the woman who invented dark fantasy\".<br>Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 ? April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and fantastic stories.</p>