Oxford University Press
Rollercoasters: 19th Century Short Stories ebook
Christopher Edge
Rollercoasters: 19th Century Short Stories ebook
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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.

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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