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Short Story Collection

Raffles

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Raffles is written by E.W. Hornung. Raffles is, in many ways, a deliberate inversion of Sherlock Holmes: he is a 'gentleman thief,' living at a very upscale address in London, playing cricket for the Gentlemen of England and supporting himself by carrying out ingenious burglaries.

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A House-Boat on the Styx

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A House-Boat on the Styx is written by John Kendrick Bangs. A House-Boat on the Styx is written by John Kendrick Bangs. The book begins with Charon, ferryman of the Styx startled--and annoyed--by the arrival of a house boat on his mystical river. At first afraid that the boat will put him out of business, he later finds out that he is to be appointed the boat's janitor. What follows are eleven stories set on the house boat.

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The Golden Slipper

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The Golden Slipper is written by Anna Katharine Green. A collection of nine mysteries solved by the young sleuth Violet Strange.

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The Adventures of the Infallible Godahl

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The Adventures of the Infallible Godahl is written by Frederick Irving Anderson. Six short stories featuring a roguish master thief.

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Collected Works of Poe

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Collected Works of Poe is written by Edgar Allan Poe. Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful Disaster Followed fast and followed faster till his songs one burden bore-- Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore.

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The Toys of Peace

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The Toys of Peace is written by Saki. In the view of the National Peace Council, ran the extract, "there are grave objections to presenting our boys with regiments of fighting men, batteries of guns, and squadrons of 'Dreadnoughts.'

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Adventures of Bindle

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Adventures of Bindle is written by Herbert Jenkins. This Bindle Book deals with the further adventures of Joseph Bindle, Cockney furniture remover. One of the criticisms levelled at "The Night Club" was that there was not enough of Bindle in it. In the new volume Bindle is there all the time.

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Affinities

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Affinities is written by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Five short stories dealing with the escapades of society women in America and England.

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''Abe'' Lincoln's Yarns and Stories

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''Abe'' Lincoln's Yarns and Stories is written by Alexander McClure. A complete collection of the funny and witty anecdotes that made Lincoln famous as America's greatest story teller, with an introduction and anecdotes by Colonel Alexander K. McClure of the Philadelphia Times. Wit and humor of the war, the Courts.

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Botany Bay

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Botany Bay is written by John Lang. IT was a winter's night--an Australian winter's night--in the middle of July, when two wealthy farmers in the district of Penrith, New South Wales, sat over the fire of a public house, which was about a mile distant from their homes.

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