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By: Edward Eggleston (1837-1902)
By: Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909)
|The Man Without a Country and Other Tales|
|The Brick Moon and Other Stories|
|If, Yes and Perhaps Four Possibilities and Six Exaggerations with Some Bits of Fact|
By: Edward G. Robles
By: Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1890-1941)
|The Best Short Stories of 1917 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story|
|The Best Short Stories of 1915 And the Yearbook of the American Short Story|
|The Best Short Stories of 1920 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story|
|The Best Short Stories of 1919 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story|
By: Edward Knatchbull-Hugesson (1829-1893)
Uncle Joe's Stories
This is an entertaining collection of varying stories recounted as only a master storyteller could deliver them.
By: Edward Lear (1812-1888)
A Book of Nonsense
In 1846 Lear published A Book of Nonsense, a volume of limericks that went through three editions and helped popularize the form. This book contains 112 of these funny, imaginative verses that have been well loved by many generations of children (and adults). (
By: Edward Payson Roe (1838-1888)
By: Edward William Thomson (1849-1924)
|Old Man Savarin and Other Stories|
By: Edwin Lefevre (1871-1943)
|The Tipster 1901, From "Wall Street Stories"|
By: Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)
Elbert Hubbard is best known as the author of the "Little Journeys To The Homes of Famous People". These 11 short stores show the side of him that celebrated caring, friendship love among humans. The first describes how 5 frightened orphan children from a foreign country were cared for on a railroad journey of a thousand miles; all by strangers without any planning and without a word of English being spoken or needed. He observed caring human men and women of all ages doing whatever was necessary to see they reached their destination in whatever comfort could be provided...
By: Elbridge Streeter Brooks (1846-1902)
Twelve short stories of real girls who have influenced the history of their times.
By: Eleanor H. Porter (1868-1920)
|The Tangled Threads|
Across The Years
These 18 wonderful short stories by Eleanor H. Porter, the author of Pollyanna, deal with those marvelous and maddeningly frustrating creatures: human beings. As always, Porter describes real people with sensitivity and an insight into all of their variety that makes you say "I knew someone just like that". She is able to capture the faded, but not quite extinguished, dreams of the elderly and the bright hopes of youth. The theme of this collection is how we humans deal with life and love throughout our lives, "Across the Years", no matter where we are or what era we live in.
By: Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (1872-1958)
The Indiscreet Letter
Three fellow travelers on a train enter into a discussion concerning what they would call an ‘indiscreet letter.’ The discussion albeit short, produces some rather interesting revelations during the journey and at journey’s end.
By: Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935)
|The Shape of Fear|
|A Mountain Woman|
|A Michigan Man 1891|
By: Elisabeth Charlotte Pauline Guizot (1773-1827)
Short stories written by the first wife of French statesman Francois Guizot for young readers.
By: Elizabeth Gaskell
The Grey Woman
A “Bluebeard” story in which a young woman marries a man whom she discovers has killed his previous wives and is trying to kill her as well.
Round the Sofa
Round the Sofa (1859), is a book of stories by the lady that Charles Dickens called his “dear Scheherazade” due to her skill as a story teller. That Lady was Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskell (North and South, Wives and Daughters, Cranford etc.). Mrs. Gaskell begins with Round the Sofa, a short story which she uses as a device to stitch together six previously published stories into a single work. It introduces us to a set of characters who take turns to recount stories to one another during their weekly soirée...
|The Grey Woman and other Tales|
By: Elizabeth Sandham
Cup of Sweets, that Can Never Cloy: Or, Delightful Tales for Good Children
Twenty-two moral stories for children. A collection of short stories about good little boys & girls and the rewards that come from good behavior, and naughty children who suffer the consequences of their actions. "Arabella fancied there could be no pleasure in the world equal to that of listening to conversations in which she had no concern, peeping into her mamma's drawers and boxes, and asking impertinent questions. If a parcel was brought to the house, she had no rest till she had found out what was in it; and if her papa rung the bell, she would never quit the room till the servant came up, that she might hear what he wanted." - from "Curiosity"- Summary by Krista Zaleski
By: Elizabeth Stoddard (1823-1902)
|Lemorne Versus Huell|
By: Ellen Newbold La Motte (1873-1961)
|Civilization Tales of the Orient|
By: Ellis Parker Butler (1869-1937)
|Pigs is Pigs|
|Solander's Radio Tomb|
|The Water goats and other troubles|