Rollercoasters: 19th Century Short Stories ebook

Rollercoasters: 19th Century Short Stories ebook

By Christopher Edge
US$ 10.49
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Book Description

This collection of short stories is ideal for use with Key stage 3 and 4 students, to help them prepare for GCSE English Language and English Literature. Organised by genre and featuring a variety of short stories from a range of authors, with contextual information, this collection showcases the breadth of 19th-century writing.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Ghost stories
    • The Signal-man by Charles Dickens (first published 1866)
    • John Charrington’s Wedding by Edith Nesbit (first published 1891)
  • Mystery stories
    • The Adventure of the Speckled Band by Arthur Conan Doyle (first published 1892)
    • A Terribly Strange Bed by Wilkie Collins (first published 1852)
  • Science fiction stories
    • The Star by H. G. Wells (first published 1897)
    • The Mortal Immortal by Mary Shelley (first published 1833)
  • Fantasy stories
    • The Star-Child by Oscar Wilde (first published 1891)
    • The Lizard by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne (first published 1898)
  • Realist stories
    • Behind the Shade by Arthur Morrison (first published 1894)
    • A Tradition of Eighteen Hundred and Four by Thomas Hardy (first published 1882)
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