A treasure trove of short classic stories by some of the greatest storytellers in the world:

1. Mademoiselle Fifi by Guy de Maupassant
2. The Test by W. W. Jacobs
3. Miss Brill by Katharine Mansfield
4. England, my England by D. H. Lawrence
5. The Dead Hand by Wilkie Collins
6. The Stalled Ox by Saki
7. Red Hanrahan by W. B. Yeats
8. My Uncle Jules by Guy de Maupassant
9. A Love Knot by W. W. Jacobs
10. The Odour of Chrysanthemums by D. H. Lawrence
11. Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe
12. Found on a Drowned Man by Guy de Maupassant
13. MS Found in a Bottle by Edgar Allan Poe
14. The Devil’s Spectacles by Wilkie Collins
15. Glad Ghosts by D. H. Lawrence
16. The Piece of String by Guy de Maupassant
17. Tobermory by Saki
18. A Queer Night in Paris by Guy de Maupassant
19. The Child who was Tired by Katharine Mansfield
20. Miss Harriet by Guy de Maupassant
21. Curried Cow by Ambrose Bierce
22. In the Family by W. W. Jacobs
23. The Parrot by Guy de Maupassant
24. The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe
25. A Bottomless Grave by Ambrose Bierce
26. The Love of Long Ago by Guy de Maupassant
27. The Phantom Rickshaw by Rudyard Kipling
28. The Nose by Nikolai Gogol
29. The Eyes of the Panther by Ambrose Bierce
30. The Belated Russian Passport by Mark Twain
31. The Inconsiderate Waiter by J. M. Barrie
32. Mr. Higginbotham’s Catastrophe by Nathaniel Hawthorne
33. The Disbursement Sheet by W. W. Jacobs
34. The Lifted Veil by George Eliot
35. Two of a Trade by W. W. Jacobs
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4 out of 5 stars
By Stephen on 10-03-14

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I am not usually a short story collection fan, but this anthology was better than I was expecting. I think the stories were well-selected and tended to be more along the lines of the novels that I enjoy (19th and early 20th century). It was my first introduction to D.H. Lawrence which I enjoyed. I ended up liking the narrator more that I expected as well. I am glad that I chose this title and if you are looking for something thought provoking but with multiple story lines, this is a good option.

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