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Tales for a winter"s night

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Published by Curley Pub. in South Yarmouth, Ma .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, English.,
  • Large type books.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArthur Conan Doyle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4621 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1869476M
    ISBN 100792709799, 0792709780
    LC Control Number90028095

    Tales for a Winter’s Night brings together eight Arthur Conan Doyle mystery classics that originally appeared in the Strand between July and January When first gathered into one volume in , the book was entitled Round the Fire Stories, since the author recommended that they be read ideally “round the fire” upon a winter’s. Summary: Chapter 1. Calvino breaks novelistic conventions from the first sentence of If on a winter's night a traveler, which reads: "You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino's new novel, If on a winter's night a traveler" (3).While a reader might expect this kind of direct address in a foreword or author's note, second person narration continues throughout the first chapter and indeed.

    Tales for a Winter's Night brings together eight Arthur Conan Doyle mystery classics that originally appeared in the Strand between July and January When first gathered into one volume in , the book was entitled Round the Fire Stories, since the author recommended that they be read ideally "round the fire" upon a winter's night. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler turns out to be not one novel each with a different plot, style, ambience, and author, and each interrupted at a moment of suspense. Together they form a labyrinth of literatures, known and unknown, alive and extinct, through which two readers, a male and a female, pursue both the story lines that.

    A romp—a grand Calvino-style romp, complete with a fun-house tilt, a high-gloss (but consistently good-humored) elegance, and a big, telescoping, central conceit. This is a book about reading books, about the shivery comedy of that act. Urged to shut off the TV, remove shoes, and lie back, the reader is then introduced to a Chirico-esque railroad-station scene in which the lights of the. Stories for a Winter's Night the Danish writer probably best known for the fairy tales he crafted. April 2 nd, is celebrated as International Children’s Book Day. In a season of peacefulness and cheer, The Little Match Girl might seem like an odd choice to include on my holiday reading list. Yes, it’s set in winter, on a snowy New.


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