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by Washington Irving

eBook Borders Classics the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales download ISBN: 1587261588
Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: Ann Arbor Media Group (2004)
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent .

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. It is intended to be a free ebook version of Washington Irving’s haunting masterpiece. Washington Irving’s short story of a New England schoolteacher and his chilling encounter with the Headless Horseman is one of the United States’ most celebrated literary works. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

The actual "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is only 24 pages long. This book has 13 different tales written by Washington Irving. The tale itself is very interesting and the descriptions are so delightful to read. Those are 24 pages very easy to enjoy and as I read the story I kept running images of the Disney cartoon version of sleepy hollow in my mind. However, the font is a little small for my taste. They are very tasteful Halloween tales that I would recommend, since they aren't gory.

Shelves: the-classics. I originally picked this book up for Halloween, I did an aloud reading of Sleepy Hollow for my friends and kept reading from there. I don't quite know if this collection is all of Irving's work (I doubt it though) or just a collection of his spooky ghost stories. Either way the collection I read was a mixed bag.

With his beloved Gothic tales, Washington Irving is said to have created the genre of the short story in America. Though Irving crafted many of the most memorable characters in fiction, from Rip Van Winkle to Ichabod Crane, his gifts were not confined to the short story alone

With his beloved Gothic tales, Washington Irving is said to have created the genre of the short story in America. Though Irving crafted many of the most memorable characters in fiction, from Rip Van Winkle to Ichabod Crane, his gifts were not confined to the short story alone. He was also a master of satire, essay, travelogue, and folktale, as evidenced in this classic collection. Short Stories Classics Fiction.

When Washington Irving first published this collection of essays, sketches, and tales-originally entitled .

When Washington Irving first published this collection of essays, sketches, and tales-originally entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. readers greeted it with enthusiasm, and Irving emerged as America's first successful professional author. This volume includes "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle," two of America's most recognizable and loved works of fiction and displays Irving's ability to depict American landscapes and culture so vividly that readers feel themselves a part of them.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Written while Irving was living abroad in Birmingham, England, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" was first published in 1820.

Written in 1820, Washington Irving's The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow has become . I have listened to hours of recorded books, many of them librivox recordings and this is one of the very best I have heard.

Written in 1820, Washington Irving's The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow has become a classic of American literature, and has been retold in many different ways. Here is the original, from Irving's own hand. Many of Irving's descriptions seem to have no other purpose than to pretty up his paper. The horse chase is exciting, though. Well read and great emotion made it very easy to listen to. Absolutely wonderful!

This classic American short story tells us about a schoolteacher named Ichabod Crane. Today's story is called "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

This classic American short story tells us about a schoolteacher named Ichabod Crane. He falls in love with a beautiful young woman,Katrina Van Tassel. But there is a problem, the heroic young man Brom Van Brunt. It is about something strange that happened long ago in a valley called "Sleepy Hollow". It was written by Washington Irving. There are many stories told about the quiet valley. But the story that people believe most is about a man who rides a horse at night.

WASHINGTON IRVING Washington Irving, America’s first internationally acclaimed man of letters and the . Washington Irving died at Sunnyside on November 28, 1859, and was buried three days later at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Tarrytown

WASHINGTON IRVING Washington Irving, America’s first internationally acclaimed man of letters and the father of the American short story, was born in New York City on April 3, 1783. Washington Irving died at Sunnyside on November 28, 1859, and was buried three days later at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Tarrytown. In considering the enduring appeal of Irving’s most popular stories, Clifton Fadiman observed: We find it hard to think of ‘Rip Van Winkle’ as a tale actually written by a real man named Washington Irving. We think of it instead as a folk tale that we seem to have known all our live. .Irving made a work of art out of a simple and rather dull legend.

This volume includes "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle," two . Books related to Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories.

This volume includes "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle," two of America's most recognizable and loved works of fiction and displays Irving's ability to depict American landscapes and culture so vividly that readers feel themselves a part of them. Also included here are gently ironic pieces about life in England that reflect the author's interest in the traditions of the Old World and his longings for.

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