The Great English Short-story Writers

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  • Short stories,
  • General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General
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Number of Pages212
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ISBN 101421973650
ISBN 109781421973654

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DAWSON MCMX ACKNOWLEDGMENT. To the publishers and authors who have courteously permitted the use of copyrighted material in these two volumes, a word of grateful acknowledgment is hereby given by the editors. CONTENTS : Socialpolitan. “The Great English Short-Story Writers” is a collection of thirteen short stories by nineteenth century masters of the form.

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