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Follies in Fiction

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Stephen Leacock


A pamphlet from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, containing selections from Further Foolishness and Frenzie…

Surprise House

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Abbie Farwell Brown


Our story begins just after Nan Corliss, an eccentric old lady, dies and leaves her strange old house in Crowfield to her nephew, Dr. Owen C…

The Hermit and the Wild Woman, and other Stories

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Edith Wharton


Seven short stories by Edith Wharton, American author of The House of Mirth. "The Hermit and the Wild Woman" (rather differen…

The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Volume One

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Edith Wharton


Five early short stories by Edith Wharton, American author of The House of Mirth. Includes “Kerfol,” “Mrs. Manstey's View,” “The Bolted Door…

Benigna Machiavelli

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman


In between "The Yellow Wallpaper" (1892) and Herland (1915), feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) wrote and published thi…

The Crux

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman


"This story is, first, for young women to read; second, for young men to read; after that, for anybody who wants to. Anyone who doubts …

Now We Are Six

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A. A. Milne


Milne's second book of children's poetry: “We have been nearly three years writing this book. We began it when we were very young ... and no…

Knock Three Times!

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Marion St. John Webb


“Jack and Molly were twins, and this was their ninth birthday. Such a happy, exciting day it had been; it felt like a birthday all day long,…

HOW ONE WENT OUT TO WOO

In The Junior Classics Volume 1: Fairy and Wonder Tales (version 2)

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William Patten


Oh boy! Fairy Tales and Wonder Tales. This is exactly what you are thinking about but with a twist. Of course the well known tales from F…

THE DOMESTIC HEARTH

In Letters to a Daughter

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Hubert Bland


Letters to a Daughter is a collection of essays proffering ‘fatherly advice’ in the form of a one-sided correspondence. Each of these takes …