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DetailsThe delighted wonder surrounding a cat that has learned to talk quickly turns to dismay when the feline's conversation involves the scandalous remarks he's overheard. "Tobermory" abounds in the irony for which its author, Saki, is well known and admired. Along with the other short stories in this first-rate anthology, it showcases the talents of a renowned British writer.Other stories includeAnthony Trollope's "The Parson's Daughter of Oxney Colne," a subtle study of the psychological cost of maintaining self-esteem;Thomas Hardy's "The Fiddler of the Reels," in which a village girl is seduced by the beguiling melodies of a diabolical musician; andM. R. James's "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad," the tale of a vacationing professor who conjures up the unexpected with an artifact from a ruined medieval church."The Haunted House," by Charles Dickens, andRudyard Kipling's story of a golden-haired ghost, "The Phantom 'Rickshaw," also venture into the supernatural.Additional selections includeD. H. Lawrence's "The Prussian Officer,"H. G. Wells's "Under the Knife," andRobert Louis Stevenson's "A Lodging for the Night," plusStories byJohn Galsworthy,Wilkie Collins, and others.ABOUT THE EDITOR: Paul Negri served as a Senior Vice President of Publishing and Marketing of Dover Publications Unit of Courier Corp. Mr. Negri served Dover in a variety of positions during a 26-year career, including Editor-in-Chief and Senior Vice President.
SKU Code PRK B 3362 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486440903 Author Name Paul Negri Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION