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The Best Tales Of Hoffmann E T A Hoffmann

Ten of Hoffmann's greatest tales, enormously popular in Europe but rarely seen in the United States: "The Golden Flower Pot," "Automata," "Nutcracker and the King of Mice," "The Sand Man," and 6 others.

Paprika Frank Mcguinness

The world of an operatic tenor violently collides with that of a homeless couple on the streets of New York.

It 39 S A Miracle Ranjitham Paul

Its a Miracle! is indeed a miracle storybook written by Ranjitham Paul for very young readers. The book is packed with four interesting stories. Jesus doesnt take money from the till to pay His temple tax. Why? When Tillee Swallowed the Moon has

Town Smokes Pinckney Benedict

Town Smokes contains nine stories set in rural West Virginia. The stories are masculine in tone, story, and character. Benedict’s world is a regional one, but the stories are universal.

The Selfish Giant Oscar Wilde

Playwright, poet, essayist, flamboyant man-about-town, Oscar Wilde pack an astonishing amount of work, genius, and controversy into two short decades, producing masterworks in every literary genre. This selection includes almost all of his short stories, including "The Canterville Ghost," "The Fisherman and his

The Complete Collection Of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for

Tipsy Elf George Saoulidis

Michalina just wanted to party with the other elves. She definitely didn't want to be roped into guard duty, given a protector's blade and assigned to the gate where nothing ever happens.

Short Stories Two Duncan L Dieterly

This is a book of twelve fictional stories. Short stories that should entertain and enchant the reader. They may also fascinate, enlighten, frighten, anger and excite the reader. The author attempts to provide entertainment mixed with some interesting concepts and perceptions that may

Ward No 6 And Other Stories Translated By Constance Garnett Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov, who is often credited with inventing the modern short story, wrote many volumes worth of stories during his lifetime. Considered by many as one of the greatest short story writers of all time, Chekhov’s extraordinary storytelling gift is exemplified in this

Old South Pearl Ken Kelley

Old South Pearl is a book about the boy named Jimmy that lives and plays up and down his street. It is a place full of different businesses, homes, and apartments. Old South Pearl is a grand place with lots of charm and,

Discord Sharon Butala

A woman recounts her childhood growing up with four sisters, little money, and parents who fought constantly until her father finally left. Even as adults, the sisters do not know how to cope with harmony, and not one of them is able to

Assassinations Renate Yates

The stories of Renate Yates are admired for their exploration of the foibles, frailties and expectations of people. They are beautifully crafted and perceptive.

The Man Who Loved Cats Priscila Uppal

Priscila Uppal's characters in Cover Before Striking are all people pushing their lives to new levels of intensity, danger, or passion as they test their limits and those of the world. This is a story from that collection.

The Proper Way To Stop A Wedding In Seven Days Or Less Victoria Alexander

Settle in for a wicked romp in this captivating instalment of The Lady Travellers Society series by bestselling author Victoria Alexander

The Tao Of Humiliation Lee Upton

Chilling, funny, devastating: Upton’s characters backtrack into the past, then make their way forward with humiliation as their guide.

The Metaphysical Ukulele Sean Carswell

"Leave it to the audacious Sean Carswell to crack the code on this secret society of writers, especially after so many other publications (the Believer, Bitch, Vanity Fair) have tried and failed. I'm humbled and grateful to be immortalized in this wily, coltish

The Girl In The Fall Away Dress Stories Michelle Richmond

Four sisters, many lovers, and a series of settings both familiar and exotic delineate the nineteen linked stories in this award-winning debut collection. Whether leaving, returning, or staying put, the women who narrate these stories are bound to Alabama by history and habit,

The Selected Stories Of Merc Rodoreda Merce Rodoreda Martha Tennent

Collected here are thirty-one of Mercè Rodoreda’s most moving and challenging stories from three of her most beloved short story collections. These stories capture Rodoreda’s full range of expression, from quiet literary realism to fragmentary impressionism to dark symbolism. Few writers have captured

Campeche Pino Cacucci

Campeche is the pastel-colored city. A UNESCO world heritage site, it has a charm all its own, with its walled enclosure and the ramparts, forts, and fortresses that surround it and rise up majestically on its hills. Pino Cacucci's is an unconventional travelogue,

Hard Ride Elmer Kelton

Bandits, outlaws, romance, and adventure abound in Hard Ride, a collection of tales of the American West from renowned, seven-time Spur Award-winning author Elmer Kelton