Great short stories.

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About the Edition

Includes Tarkington"s Monsieur Beaucaire, Poe"s The Black Cat, Chekov"s The Bet, de Maupassant"s The Diamond Necklace, Stockton"s The Lady or the Tiger? and Doyle"s The Five Orange Pips.

StatementIllustrated by Hamilton Greene.
SeriesSunrise library
ContributionsGreene, Hamilton.
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23249189M

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