"The Tales of Mother Goose" is a collection of literary fairy tales written by Charles Perrault, published in Paris in 1697. The work became popular because it was written at a time when fairy tales were fashionable amongst aristocrats in Parisian literary salons.
Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "Tales of Blue Water" is a collection of short stories about the sea. Mixing adventure, romance, and humor, these tales present an interesting view of life in the sea.
Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. The Tales of Hearsay is a posthumous collection of four stories, published in 1911, the year after Conrad died, including The Tale, considered to be the one of his best short stories. Tales of Unrest is the collection of short stories where a reader will find many of Conrad's most frequently explored themes: isolation, distinctions between East and West, between colonial and native, a discernment and critique of civilization.
Tales of Terror and Mystery is a collection of Arthur Conan Doyle stories including: Tales of Terror: "The Horror of the Heights", "The Leather Funnel", "The New Catacomb", "The Case of Lady Sannox", "The Terror of Blue John Gap", "The Brazilian Cat". Tales of Mystery: "The Lost Special", "The Beetle-Hunter", "The Man with the Watches", "The Japanned Box", "The Black Doctor", "The Jew's Breastplate".
Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "Tales of Adventure" is an astounding collection that anthologizes some of the best short fiction stories of the author outside of the world-famous detective's canon, including excellent tales like "The Surgeon of Gaster Fell," "The Sealed Room," and "The Great Brown-Pericord Motor."
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. Twice-Told Tales IV is a volume of rearranged myths in which Hawthorne uses unexpected points of view to deftly twist the themes of classic folktales. These ironic tales introduce complex, emotional topics within a familiar context. The volume contains "The Shaker Brida", "The White Old Maid" and other tales.