50 Greatest Short Stories

50 Greatest Short Stories

50 Greatest Short Stories is a selection from the best of the world's short fiction, bringing together writings by great masters of the genre.

Author: Terry O'Brien (Quiz master)

Publisher: Rupa Publications India

ISBN: 8129137259

Category: Short stories

Page: 588

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50 Greatest Short Stories is a selection from the best of the world's short fiction, bringing together writings by great masters of the genre. Carefully picked for their timeless quality, readers are sure to be delighted by the inclusion of such favourites as 'The Gift of the Magi', 'The Lady with the Dog', 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', 'Rain' and 'Mrs Packletide's Tiger', to name but a few. This outstanding and wide-ranging anthology of stories is a collector's item, designed for readers to refresh their acquaintance with some of the world's finest writing and for newer readers to be introduced to it. Anton Chekov, Charles Dickens, Katherine Mansfield, Guy de Maupassant, F. Scott Fitzgerald, H. Rider Haggard, O. Henry, Rudyard Kipling, W.W. Jacobs, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Saki, Jerome K. Jerome, H.G. Wells, Kate Chopin, Ambrose Bierce, Jack London, Frank Stockton, Edgar Allan Poe, Stephen Leacock, James Joyce, Bram Stoker, Joseph Conrad, M. R. James, W. Somerset Maugham, R. L. Stevenson.
Categories: Short stories

50 Short Stories

50 Short Stories

I walked up to the customer service desk and spoke: “Hi, I'll give you $50 if you read out this message aloud.” I said and handed the attendant a note ... “Oh, I am sorry,” I said and passed her a fifty-dollar-note. ... 50 SHORT STORIES 59.

Author: Martin Lundqvist

Publisher: Martin Lundqvist

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 296

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This anthology consists of fifty stories, which are separated into four series as well as independent stories. The serialised short stories are: The Dating Mishaps of the Luckless Lawyer (humour, 8 stories), which follows the successful lawyer Geoffrey, as he goes on a series of absurd dates. Will Geoffrey end the vicious cycle by confronting the author? The Peculiar Quests of Australia's Greatest Spy (Espionage/ humour. 13 stories) is a collection of stories about Pond, Jared Pond, who is the goofy and failure-ridden Australian version of James Bond. Jared travels the world and keep failing while carrying out frivolous missions for the Australian Prime Minister Scurry Morrissette. Will Jared reach his goal of becoming the greatest agent Australia has ever seen? The Marvellous Adventures of the Quirky Space Chef (Juvenile/Young Adult Science Fantasy. 6 stories) follows the chef Diah Lubis as she travels through time and space to master the best dishes in the world for Princess Irulan Ramahandran. However, time travel has consequences that alter the present. Will Diah become the best space chef on the Europa Moon? Fiona's Dream Adventures (Juvenile fiction/ time travel. 8 stories.) follows the dreamy girl Fiona, who experiences vivid dreams where she meets historical persons and visit fantasy kingdoms. Will Fiona's dreams teach her about life? Miscellaneous Stories (All genres. 15 stories.) These Stories are not serialised, and they can be about anything between heaven and earth. The serialised stories are also available as their own books, in a magazine format with pictures. Please search for these titles if you are interested.
Categories: Fiction

Teaching With 50 Great Short Stories

Teaching With  50 Great Short Stories

Reproducible pages of excerpts, exercises, and writing projects.

Author: Mary M. Nyman

Publisher: Walch Education

ISBN: 0825122910

Category: Education

Page: 196

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Reproducible pages of excerpts, exercises, and writing projects. Emphasizes writing and talking about literature through reading, role playing, cooperative learning, and other activities. Uses specific books, stories, poems, and plays to stimulate students' own writing.
Categories: Education

HERMAN MELVILLE Ultimate Collection 50 Adventure Classics Philosophical Novels Short Stories

HERMAN MELVILLE Ultimate Collection  50  Adventure Classics  Philosophical Novels   Short Stories

In this ambitious erection the proprietors went a few steps, or rather a few stories, too far. ... mount seven long flights of stairs, one over the other, with very brief landings, in order even to pay their preliminary retaining fees.

Author: Herman Melville

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788026874379

Category: Fiction

Page: 5364

View: 794

This carefully crafted ebook: "HERMAN MELVILLE Ultimate Collection" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Herman Melville (1819-1891) was an American novelist, short story writer and a poet. His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. Novels: Typee Omoo Mardi Redburn White-Jacket Moby-Dick Pierre Israel Potter The Confidence-Man Billy Budd, Sailor Short Stories: The Piazza Bartleby, the Scrivener Benito Cereno The Lightning-Rod Man The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles The Bell-Tower The Apple-Tree Table Jimmy Rose I and My Chimney The Paradise of Bachelors and The Tartarus of Maids Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! The Fiddler Poor Man's Pudding and Rich Man's Crumbs The Happy Failure The 'Gees The Two Temples Daniel Orme Poetry Collections: Clarel – A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War Timoleon and Other Ventures in Minor Verse Weeds and Wildings, With a Rose or Two John Marr and Other Sailors Bridgeroom Dick Tom Deadlight Jack Roy The Haglets The Aeolian Harp To the Master of the "Meteor" Far off Shore The Man-of-War Hawk The Figure-Head The Good Craft "Snow Bird" Old Counsel The Tuft of Kelp The Maldive Shark To Ned Crossing the Tropics The Berg The Enviable Isles Pebbles Poems from Mardi We Fish Invocation Dirge Marlena Pipe Song Song of Yoomy Gold The Land of Love Other Poems Essays: Fragments from a Writing Desk Etchings of a Whaling Cruise Authentic Anecdotes of "Old Zack" Mr. Parkman's Tour Cooper's New Novel A Thought on Book-Binding Hawthorne and His Mosses Criticism: Herman Melville by Virginia Woolf Herman Melville's Moby Dick by D.H. Lawrence Herman Melville's Typee and Omoo by D.H. Lawrence
Categories: Fiction

50 Great American Short Stories

50 Great American Short Stories

A collection of short stories from the days of Washington Irving to the present.

Author: Milton Crane

Publisher:

ISBN: 0553145282

Category: Short stories, American

Page: 518

View: 585

A collection of short stories from the days of Washington Irving to the present.
Categories: Short stories, American

Spanish Short Stories for Beginners

Spanish Short Stories for Beginners

20 Exciting Short Stories to Easily Learn Spanish & Improve Your Vocabulary Touri Language Learning ... Conversational Arabic Dual Language Books Conversational Arabic Dialogues:50 Arabic Conversations and Short Stories Conversational ...

Author: Touri Language Learning

Publisher: Touri Language Learning

ISBN: 9781096328827

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 285

View: 729

It's a nightmare trying to find Spanish immersion material. We know how you feel, and we have a solution! Most Spanish students have to go through the most difficult experiences to find useful learning material that isn’t too tough for them — as instructors, we realize this. That is exactly what inspired us to continue our highly acclaimed Spanish language learning series. We want to ensure that students of all ages at the beginner level are given the proper tools to succeed and can have an opportunity to immerse themselves into fun and interactive stories that make learning Spanish a breeze. Enter Spanish Stories for Beginners Vol 3: You will find 20 easy-to-read, engaging, and fun stories. Each turn of the page brings a fresh new tale to dramatically expand your vocabulary and skyrocket your comprehension. All stories are written with beginner Spanish learners in mind using relevant words and phrases you can easily use in your day-to-day conversations. Complete with a summary, vocab list and set of clever questions to reinforce what you just learned. With that said, it is highly recommended to have a basic understanding of Spanish to achieve maximum enjoyment and effectiveness of the lessons. How to Read Spanish Short Stories for Beginners Vol 3: --Each story contains an important lesson in the Spanish language (Verbs, Adjectives, Past Tense, Giving Directions, and more), involving an interesting and entertaining story with realistic dialogues and day-to-day situations. --A summary in Spanish and in English of what you just read, both to review the lesson and for you to gauge your comprehension of what the tale was about. --At the end of those summaries, you’ll be provided with a list of vocabulary found in the lesson, as well as phrases that you may not have understood the first time! --Finally, you’ll be given clever questions in Spanish, so you can prove that you learned something in the stories. Even if you have failed multiple times in the past to learn Spanish, these short stories will boost your confidence to start speaking the language with natives quickly. Act now and grab your copy of Spanish Short Stories for Beginners Vol 3 and start learning the fun way!
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Intermediate French Short Stories

Intermediate French Short Stories

Conversational Arabic Dual Language Books Conversational Arabic Dialogues: 50 Arabic Conversations and Short Stories Conversational Chinese Dual Language Books Conversational Chinese Dialogues: 50 Chinese Conversations and Short Stories ...

Author: Touri Language Learning

Publisher: Touri Language Learning

ISBN: 9781091477889

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 144

View: 349

Grow your vocabulary & improve your French skills with these 10 engaging intermediate French short stories! Intermediate French Stories Volume 2 is packed with even more breathtaking tales to catapult you to French speaking fluency! There are so many reasons to learn a new language. Just imagine the experience of real French culture and fun activities with locals that you will never forget for the rest of your life. The best way to learn a new language is by reading and building a strong base of vocabulary. In this intermediate French book you will find yourself mesmerized page after page to each captivating story that will keep you so engaged you’ll practically forget you’re even learning French! In this book you will find: -10 engaging short stories that range from a magical genie, a colorful world of fairies, life lessons and even outer space voyages! Filled with unexpected plot twists among other topics that you will find easy to understand and relate to. -The stories are broken down into manageable chapters, so you always make progress with the story. -Carefully written stories with you as an intermediate level reader in mind, using easy to understand grammar and commonly used words so you can enjoy reading while learning new grammatical structures without being overwhelmed. -Tons of natural dialogues in each story that you would actually use in an everyday conversation, which will significantly improve your speaking and comprehension ability at the same time! -At the end of each chapter there is a comprehensive guide specially designed for intermediate level readers. You will find a vocabulary list of some of the words from the story as well as a summary in French and English to make sure that you understand the tale completely. Chapter by chapter you will find yourself effortlessly reading each story. Not struggling like in boring reads or basic French textbooks. You will become captivated by reading the dialogue of the characters and learn how to express yourself in different contexts. Most importantly you will see massive growth through new French words that will get you closer to your goal of becoming fully conversational! Enjoy the book and remember to have fun on your French learning journey! So scroll back up and grab your copy of Intermediate French Short Stories Volume 2 right now!
Categories: Foreign Language Study

50 Greatest Short Stories for Children

50 Greatest Short Stories for Children

This book brings back the much-loved tales through generations to enthral children once more. This book is the ideal gift from a parent to a child to revive the reading habit.

Author: Terry O'Brien

Publisher: Rupa Publications

ISBN: 9353040108

Category: Fiction

Page: 242

View: 449

50 Greatest Short Stories for Children is an anthology of what children have heard and read over the ages. Here comes a selection of the best fairytales, stories about creatures big and small, spells and enchantments, giants, witches, royal adventures and everything that makes a child's world magical. With numerous authors penning children's books, the classics seem to be getting lost and that enchanted world is receding to give place to more contemporary settings. This book brings back the much-loved tales through generations to enthral children once more. This book is the ideal gift from a parent to a child to revive the reading habit. Hans Christian Andersen, Brothers Grimm, Aesop's Fables and folktales from other shores bring together a delightful bouquet to young minds.
Categories: Fiction