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An exquisitely designed leather-bound edition compiling some of the classic short stories produced around the world between the late eighteenth and the early twentieth century, this book comes with a ribbon bookmark, gilded edges and beautiful endpapers. Ideal to be read and treasured, it makes for a perfect addition to any library.


Beginning with Washington Irvings masterpiece The Legend of the Sleepy Hollow, it includes the realistic stories of Pushkin and Chekhov, the gothic spine-chillers of Edgar Allan Poe, White Nights by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Tolstoys most celebrated story, How Much Land Does a Man Need, Bram Stokers Draculas Guest, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, The Slapping Sal by Arthur Conan Doyle, Rabindranath Tagores The Postmaster, The Gift of Magi by O. Henry, Tobermory by H. H. Munro (Saki), A Little Cloud from James Joyces landmark collection, Dubliners, The Fly by Katherine Mansfield, and F. Scott Fitzgeralds best-known story, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.


An editorial note precedes each work.

World's Greatest Short Stories

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