The A To Z Of Fantasy Literature

Author: Brian Stableford
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810863453
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His later work in this vein is mostly organized into a series of collections launched
by The Dead Moon (1982) and extending to Enchantment: Fairy Tales, Ghost
Stories and Tales of Wonder (2000), The Nightingale That Shrieked and Other
Tales (2002), Why the Fish Laughed and Other Tales (2002), and Tales from the
Old World (2003). Crossley-Holland's most original contribution to fantasy
literature is a trilogy of historical fantasies set at the end of the 12th century. Their
hero takes ...

An Oxford Anthology Of Mystery Stories

Author: Dennis Hamley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192754042
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Dennis Hamley. Other Oxford story collections Animal Stories The Nightingale
that Shrieked and Other Tales Short! Short and Scary! Short and Shocking! Why
the Fish Laughed and Other Tales The Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories The
Young Oxford Book of Sports Stories The Young Oxford Book of Train Stories The
Young Oxford Book of War Stories An Oxford Anthology of Mystery Stories

Why The Fish Laughed And Other Tales

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192751874
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This collection is a celebration of diversity. There are tales from Asia and India, Central and South America, North America and the Pacific.

The Enchanted Keys And Other Tales

Author: Miss Pardoe (Julia)
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metamorphosis would lead to; but the thought appeared to me a suggestion of
Heaven, and I followed it at all risks. When Zemroude returned to the room, her
first care was to come to my cage. As soon as she perceived that the nightingale
was dead, she uttered a shriek that brought all her slaves about her. “What ails
you, madam?” said they, in terrified accents. “Has any misfortune happened to
you?” “I am in despair,” replied the princess, weeping bitterly. “My nightingale is

The Twelve Dancing Princesses And Other Fairy Tales

Author: Alfred David
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253201737
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Music!" shrieked the emperor. "Blessed little golden bird, sing now! Sing! I've
given you gold and costly presents. I myself hung my golden slipper around your
neck. Sing now! Sing!" But the bird kept silent. There was no one to wind it up, so
it didn't sing. But Death kept on looking at the emperor out of his big, empty
sockets, and it was so quiet, so terribly quiet. Suddenly the loveliest song could
be heard close to the window. It was the little real nightingale sitting on the
branch outside.

The Little Mermaid And Other Fairy Tales

Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486111377
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“Music, music!” shrieked the emperor. “You precious little golden bird, sing, sing! I
have loaded you with precious stones, and even hung my own golden slipper
round your neck. Sing, I tell you, sing!” But the bird stood silent, there was nobody
to wind it up, so of course it could not go. Death continued to fix the great empty
sockets of its eyes upon the emperor, and all was silent, so terribly silent.
Suddenly, close to the window, there was a burst of lovely song; it was the living
nightingale ...

The Favourite Scholar And Other Tales By M Howitt And Mrs S C Hall

Author: Mary Howitt
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His trill was as soft as a nightingale's song, Yet you heard it above the roar ;
Though the vessel dash'd and the billow flash'd, Tom only whistled the more. If
reefing a topsail that shiver'd aloft — While the yards dipp'd deep in the spray-
Like a careless bird in his stormy swing He whistled and work'd away. But the
bravest must die, and poor old Tom One night made the waves his pillow — He
sleeps there yet, though he ... rises, the strain grows wild, And shrieks TOM