Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 8

Émile Zola, Stewart Edward White, Sarah Orne Jewett, Willa Cather, George Ade, Robert W. Chambers, George Gissing, Lord Dunsany, Ruth McEnery Stuart, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, August Nemo: Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 8
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This book contains70 short storiesfrom 10 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. The stories were carefully selected by the criticAugust Nemo, in a collection that will please theliterature lovers.

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This book contains:

- Émile Zola:

- Captain Burle

The Miller's Daughter

Jean Gourdon's Four Days

The Fete At Coqueville

The Flood

Death of Olivier Becaille


- Stewart Edward White:The Girl Who Got Rattled

Billy's Tenderfoot

The River-Boss

The Saving Grace

The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes

The Girl in Red

The Fifth Way

- Sarah Orne Jewett:A Winter Courtship

Going to Shrewsbury

The White Rose Road

The Town Poor

A Native of Winby

Looking Back on Girlhood

The Passing of Sister Barsett

- Willa CatherA Burglar's Christmas

A Wagner Matinee

On the Gull's Road

Paul's Case

The Enchanted Bluff

The Namesake

The Garden Lodge

- George AdeThe Fable of the Preacher Who Flew His Kite, But Not Because He Wished to Do So

The Fable of the Two Mandolin Players and His Willing Performer

The Fable of the Parents Who Tinkered with the Offspring

The Fable of the Man Who Didn't Care for Storybooks

The Fable of the Kid Who Shifted His Ideal

The Fable of How Uncle Brewster was Too Shifty for the Tempter

The Fable of Lutie, the False Alarm, and How She Finished about the Time that She Started

- Robert W. Chambers:The Messenger

The Repairer of Reputations

The Purple Emperor


The Key to Grief

A Matter of Interest

Pompe Funèbre

- George GissingThe House Of Cobwebs

A Capitalist



The Scrupulous Father

A Poor Gentleman

Miss Rodney's Leisure

- Lord Dunsany:Chu-Bu and Sheemish

The Hoard of the Gibbelins

The Quest of the Queen's Tears

How One Came, As Was Foretold, To The City Of Never

The Wonderful Window

The Bride Of The Man Horse

The House Of The Sphinx

- Ruth McEnery Stuart:

Sonny's Christenin'

Solomon Crow's Christmas Pockets

The Two Tims

Old Easter

Saint Idyl's Light

Little Mother Quackalina


- Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson:The Railroad and the Churchyard

The Father

The Bridal March

One Day

Mother's Hands


Absalom's Hair