English Annotated Reader: Short Stories by Dickens, Stevenson et. al.
An anthology of texts illustrating the development of the short story from the 19th century to the present day, by C. Dickens, R. L. Stevenson, H. G. Wells, D. H. Lawrence, K. Mansfield, W. S. Maugham, V. S. Naipaul, S. Rushdie, Helen Simpson and G. Greene.
This collection includes an exceptionally wide range of narratives – in terms of both time and theme –introducing students to protagonists from all walks of life, from the upper classes to victims of poverty.
These stories will stimulate, amuse, excite or astonish readers, with a panorama of human experience designed to make them laugh, cry and marvel.