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:
— A. E. W. Mason:The Affair At The Semiramis Hotel
The Man Of Wheels
Keeper Of The Bishop
— Julian Hawthorne:David Poindexter's Disappearance.
When Half-gods Go, the Gods Arrive.
Set Not Thy Foot on Graves.
My Friend Paton.
The Christmas Guest.
The Laughing Mill
— Kenneth Grahame:The Twenty-First of October
The Magic Ring
Its Walls Were as of Jasper
A Saga of the Seas
The Reluctant Dragon
— John Kendrick Bangs:The Water Ghost Of Harrowby Hall
The Spectre Cook Of Bangletop
A Midnight Visitor
The Speck On The Lens
A Quicksilver Cassandra
The Ghost Club
A Psychical Prank
— Frank R. Stockton:The Bee-Man Of Orn.
The Griffin And The Minor Canon.
Old Pipes And The Dryad.
The Queen's Museum.
Prince Hassak's March.
The Battle Of The Third Cousins.
The Banished King.
— Jacques Futrelle:The Problem of Cell 13 The Thinking Machine
Five Millions by Wireless
Kidnapped Baby Blake, Millionaire
The Problem of the Motor Boat
The Problem of the Opera Box The Problem of the Vanishing man — Ella D'Arcy:Irremediable
The Web of Maya
— John Buchan:Politics and the Mayfly
The Keeper of Cademuir
The Wife of Flanders
The Watcher by the Threshold
Comedy in the Full Moon
The Herd of Standlan
— E. F. Benson:The Room in the Tower
Mr. Tilly's Séance
How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery
— Daniil Kharms:Symphony no. 2 On phenomena and existences — No. 1 The thing
An unexpected drinking bout
The destiny of a professor's wife
The memoirs of a wise old man