The famous Canterville Ghost haunts an old house, but the ghost becomes unhappy when the new owners play tricks on him! In the other stories, we meet Lord Arthur Savile, who has to murder someone before he can get married, and we discover the secret life of beautiful Lady Alroy.
Jack London (1876 - 1916) was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. "Moon-Face'and Other Stories" is a collection that contains many wonderful stories like "The Leopard Man's Story", "Local Colour", "Amateur Night", and "The Minions of Midas"
Mowgli the man cub is growing up in the jungle. What adventures does he have with Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther? Read it yourself is a series of character stories and traditional tales, written in a simple way for children who are learning to read.
Jack London was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. The Human Drift includes amazing short stories and sketches like "Small-Boat Sailing," "Four Horses and a Sailor," and "That Dead Men Rise Up Never" - a nautical ghost story of London's youth. Brown Wolf and Other Stories is a collection of adventure short stories that includes many amazing tales such as "That Spot," "Trust," "All Gold Canyon," and "The Story Of Keesh."
Theodore Dreiser was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. His novels often featured main characters who succeeded at their objectives despite a lack of a firm moral code, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice andagency. Dreiser's best known novels include Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy. Dreiser also wrote short stories, publishing his first collection Free and Other Stories in 1918.
These stones paint colourful pictures of life in Britain and America in the past. We meet some unusual people. There's the dreamy boy who wakes up one day to find a bird making a nest in his hair! And there's the man who tries to catch a ghost. Some of the stories are very funny and others are quite frightening. Many have a twist at the end!