Tales and Fantasies
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Tales and Fantasies

By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Contents. - The misadventures of John Nicholson. - The body-snatcher. - The story of a lie.

Table of Contents
  • TALES AND FANTASIES
  • CONTENTS
  • THE MISADVENTURES OF JOHN NICHOLSON
    • CHAPTER I—IN WHICH JOHN SOWS THE WIND
    • CHAPTER II—IN WHICH JOHN REAPS THE WHIRLWIND
    • CHAPTER III—IN WHICH JOHN ENJOYS THE HARVEST HOME
    • CHAPTER IV—THE SECOND SOWING
    • CHAPTER V—THE PRODIGAL’S RETURN
    • CHAPTER VI—THE HOUSE AT MURRAYFIELD
    • CHAPTER VII—A TRAGI-COMEDY IN A CAB
    • CHAPTER VIII—SINGULAR INSTANCE OF THE UTILITY OF PASS-KEYS
    • CHAPTER IX—IN WHICH MR. NICHOLSON ACCEPTS THE PRINCIPLE OF AN ALLOWANCE
  • THE BODY-SNATCHER
  • THE STORY OF A LIE
    • CHAPTER I—INTRODUCES THE ADMIRAL
    • CHAPTER II—A LETTER TO THE PAPERS
    • CHAPTER III—IN THE ADMIRAL’S NAME
    • CHAPTER IV—ESTHER ON THE FILIAL RELATION
    • CHAPTER V—THE PRODIGAL FATHER MAKES HIS DEBUT AT HOME
    • CHAPTER VI—THE PRODIGAL FATHER GOES ON FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH
    • CHAPTER VII—THE ELOPEMENT
    • CHAPTER VIII—BATTLE ROYAL
    • CHAPTER IX—IN WHICH THE LIBERAL EDITOR RE-APPEARS AS ‘DEUS EX MACHINA’
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