ISBN 9788172240585,The World’s Greatest Short Stories

The World’s Greatest Short Stories



Jaico Publishing House

Publication Year 1989

ISBN 9788172240585

ISBN-10 8172240589


Number of Pages 640 Pages
Language (English)


This book is a compilation of classic short stories by the world's greatest writers. The stories have been carefully chosen to showcase the authors' versatility and skill as storytellers. The collection covers an extraordinary range of themes, styles and settings, allowing the reader to get a glimpse of another world gone by. Yet, these stories seem timeless, and the characters in them show the same foibles, fears and hopes as people in the brave new world of the 21st century. This collection includes works by: E.M. Forster, Walter de la Mare, Joseph Conrad, Mulk Raj Anand, Katherine Mansfield, Anatole France, Karel Capek, Leo Tolstoy, Alexander Pushkin, Hans Christian Andersen, Giovanni Boccaccio, Nizami, Edith Wharton, Edgar Allan Poe, "Saki", W. Somerset Maugham, R.L. Stevenson, Liam O'Flaherty, Guy de Maupassant, Anton Chehov, Maxim Gorky, Miguel Cervantes, Luigi Pirandello, Richard F. Burton, O. Henry and Ernest Hemingway