Deep Waters by W. W. Jacobs

By W. W. Jacobs

This early paintings via William Wymark Jacobs was once initially released in 1919 and we're now republishing it with a new introductory biography. 'Deep Waters' is a set of brief tales that comprises stories comparable to 'Shareholders', 'Bedridden' and 'The Convert'. Jacobs labored as a clerk within the civil provider ahead of turning to writing in his past due twenties, publishing his first brief tale in 1895. such a lot of Jacobs' paintings seemed ahead of the onset of worldwide conflict I, and even though nearly all of his output was once funny in tone, he's best-remembered now for his macabre stories, quite these contained in his 1902 assortment the woman of the Barge, similar to 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'.

Show description

Read Online or Download Deep Waters PDF

Similar single authors short stories books

Yo, etcétera (Spanish Edition)

En ocho historias, esta singular colección de relatos escritos a lo largo de diez años explora el corazón de l. a. vida contemporánea. Con una prosa reflexiva y telegráfica, Susan Sontag confronta al lector con textos reveladores, fruto de un intelecto apasionado, en los que discurre sobre algunos de los temas tratados en sus ensayos: los angeles naturaleza del conocimiento, o nuestra relación con el pasado y el futuro desde un presente alienado.

Tales from the Masnavi

The Masnavi of Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273), an important poem of a few 25,000 rhyming couplets, by means of universal consent ranks one of the world's maximum masterpieces of non secular literature. the cloth which makes up the Masnavi is divisible into assorted different types: theoretical dialogue of the primary subject matters of Sufi mystical existence and doctrine, and tales of fables meant to illustrarte these issues as they come up.

Dernières nouvelles de l'Espace-Terre (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition)

Quand l’imagination prend le pouvoir chez un scientifique, il en résulte le tableau colouré de ces dix nouvelles qui batifolent dans l’espace et le temps, chahutent le spatiotemporel. On retrouve Homo sapiens demens, l’esprit gaulois en bandoulière, dans sa Galaxie luxuriante, pleine de vie et de surprises, et où il doit finement œuvrer et manœuvrer pour conserver sa position au Soleil.

Sans tes yeux: Instants d’une vie (French Edition)

Un jeune homme vient de terminer ses études de droit, et devient avocat stagiaire dans un cupboard juridique. Mais tout bascule au second de son twist of fate de moto qui entraîne l’amputation de sa jambe droite. Il rencontre dans le centre de rééducation un adolescent dont il accompagne quelques instants de vie.

Additional info for Deep Waters

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 43 votes