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The Great Short Story Collection - 66 Classic Gems of the Short Story Genre

Barry Pain

The short story is considered to be one of the most challenging genres because of the need for compact plotlines and the ability to conjure up atmosphere and character in a few sentences and to engage the reader instantly. This collection presents 66 of the greatest examples of the genre - many of them well known, some hidden literary treasures, all of them exquisite examples of the short story at its finest. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey "Pigs Is Pigs" by Ellis Parker Butler "A Dill Pickle" by Katherine Mansfield "The White Dog" by Fedor Sologub "Batchelors" by Hugh Walpole "Lost Treasure" by Caradoc Evans "The End of a Show" by Barry Pain "The Nightmare Room" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain "The Bus Conductor" by E. F. Benson "The Dream" by A. J. Alan "The Drover’s Wife" by Henry Lawson "The Egg" by Sherwood Anderson "The Giraffe Problem" by Barry Pain "The Green Light" by Barry Pain "The Man of the Night" by Edgar Wallace "The Room" by Stacy Aumonier "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry "Caterpillars" by E. F. Benson "Charles" by A. J. Alan "The Idiot" by Arnold Bennett "The Storm" by Kate Chopin "A Witch in the Peak" by R. Murray Gilchrist "The Dabblers" by W. F. Harvey "The Trial for Murder" by Charles Dickens "The Enemy" by Hugh Walpole And over 40 other great stories....

The short story is considered to be one of the most challenging genres because of the need for compact plotlines and the ability to conjure up atmosphere and character in a few sentences and to engage the reader instantly. This collection presents 66 of the greatest examples of the genre - many of them well known, some hidden literary treasures, all of them exquisite examples of the short story at its finest. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey "Pigs Is Pigs" by Ellis Parker Butler "A Dill Pickle" by Katherine Mansfield "The White Dog" by Fedor Sologub "Batchelors" by Hugh Walpole "Lost Treasure" by Caradoc Evans "The End of a Show" by Barry Pain "The Nightmare Room" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain "The Bus Conductor" by E. F. Benson "The Dream" by A. J. Alan "The Drover’s Wife" by Henry Lawson "The Egg" by Sherwood Anderson "The Giraffe Problem" by Barry Pain "The Green Light" by Barry Pain "The Man of the Night" by Edgar Wallace "The Room" by Stacy Aumonier "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry "Caterpillars" by E. F. Benson "Charles" by A. J. Alan "The Idiot" by Arnold Bennett "The Storm" by Kate Chopin "A Witch in the Peak" by R. Murray Gilchrist "The Dabblers" by W. F. Harvey "The Trial for Murder" by Charles Dickens "The Enemy" by Hugh Walpole And over 40 other great stories....
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The short story is considered to be one of the most challenging genres because of the need for compact plotlines and the ability to conjure up atmosphere and character in a few sentences and to engage the reader instantly. This collection presents 66 of the greatest examples of the genre - many of them well known, some hidden literary treasures, all of them exquisite examples of the short story at its finest. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey "Pigs Is Pigs" by Ellis Parker Butler "A Dill Pickle" by Katherine Mansfield "The White Dog" by Fedor Sologub "Batchelors" by Hugh Walpole "Lost Treasure" by Caradoc Evans "The End of a Show" by Barry Pain "The Nightmare Room" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain "The Bus Conductor" by E. F. Benson "The Dream" by A. J. Alan "The Drover’s Wife" by Henry Lawson "The Egg" by Sherwood Anderson "The Giraffe Problem" by Barry Pain "The Green Light" by Barry Pain "The Man of the Night" by Edgar Wallace "The Room" by Stacy Aumonier "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry "Caterpillars" by E. F. Benson "Charles" by A. J. Alan "The Idiot" by Arnold Bennett "The Storm" by Kate Chopin "A Witch in the Peak" by R. Murray Gilchrist "The Dabblers" by W. F. Harvey "The Trial for Murder" by Charles Dickens "The Enemy" by Hugh Walpole And over 40 other great stories....

Language:

English

Narrators:

O. Henry, Charles Dickens, Cathy Dobson

Length:

26h 24m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

11:09


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

22:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

18:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

12:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

29:59


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

12:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:58


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:21


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

16:00


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:26


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

18:47


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:05


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

27:44


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

18:46


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

14:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

23:33


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

30:18


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

13:38


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

21:40


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

19:23


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

12:30


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

12:47


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:04


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:14


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

20:44


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

29:27


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

28:39


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

18:31


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

13:58


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

18:29


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

25:15


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

17:04


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

14:30


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

17:41


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

18:00


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

27:05


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

09:13


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

30:16


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

29:29


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

26:39


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

31:39


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

15:32


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

15:46


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

29:06


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

28:47


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

15:51


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

20:39


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

16:28


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

13:09


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

16:45


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

18:14


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

22:05


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

25:58


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

09:53


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

25:29


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:53


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

15:49


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

29:46


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

17:53


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

15:36


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

19:06


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

23:29


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

18:52


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

30:45


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

24:55


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

24:29


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

18:09


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

16:22


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

12:38


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

15:51


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

21:02


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

32:47


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

16:38


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

18:38


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

19:33


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

21:13


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:03


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

10:26


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:42


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

07:06


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:11


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:11


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

08:48


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

08:48


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

07:55


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:26


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

11:49


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:30