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The World of the short story

a twentieth century collection

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by Clifton Fadiman.
    ContributionsFadiman, Clifton, 1904-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6120.2 .W67 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 847 p. ;
    Number of Pages847
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2545459M
    ISBN 100395368057
    LC Control Number85027292

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    The contemporary short-story is unimaginable without Anton Chekhov. He stripped the story of many of the features that had seemed essential to nineteenth-century readers: plot, . "The Most Dangerous Game", also published as "The Hounds of Zaroff", is a short story by Richard Connell, first published in Collier's on Janu The story features a big-game hunter from New York City who falls off a yacht and swims to what seems to be an abandoned and isolated island in the Caribbean, where he is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. Author: Richard Connell.

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