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The golden argosy : a collection of the most celebrated short stories in the English language /

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Other Authors: Cartmell, Van Henry, 1896-, Grayson, Charles.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Dial Press, c1955.
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Table of Contents:
  • I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson
  • The happy hypocrite / Max Beerbohm
  • The devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent BeneĢt
  • The damned thing / Ambrose Bierce
  • The Chink and the child / Thomas Burke
  • Paul's case / Willa Cather
  • Back for Christmas / John Collier
  • Youth / Joseph Conrad
  • The bar sinister / Richard Harding Davis
  • The Red-Headed League / A. Conan Doyle
  • A rose for Emily / William Faulkner
  • Old Man Minick / Edna Ferber
  • The rich boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The celestial omnibus / E.M. Forster
  • The three strangers / Thomas Hardy
  • The outcasts of Poker Flat / Bret Harte
  • The killers / Ernest Hemingway
  • The gift of the Magi / O. Henry
  • The Gioconda smile / Aldous Huxley
  • The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
  • The man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling
  • The incarnation of Krishna Mulvaney / Rudyard Kipling
  • Champion / Ring Lardner
  • To build a fire / Jack London
  • The fly / Katherine Mansfield
  • Rain / W. Somerset Maugham
  • Big blonde / Dorothy Parker
  • The murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe
  • The gold-bug / Edgar Allan Poe
  • Flowering Judas / Katherine Anne Porter
  • Tobermory / Saki
  • The leader of the people / John Steinbeck
  • Markheim / Robert L. Stevenson
  • A lodging for the night / Robert L. Stevenson
  • The lady or the tiger? / Frank R. Stockton
  • Monsieur Beaucaire / Booth Tarkington
  • The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber
  • The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Mark Twain
  • The other wise man / Henry Van Dyke
  • Chickamauga / Thomas Wolfe.