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Editions of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories by Washington Irving
Product Close-up. The creator of such quintessentially American fiction as "Rip Van Winkle," Irving earned his preeminence with the masterpieces in miniature collected here: dozens of short stories, travel essays, biographical discourses, and literary musings Acclaimed illustrator Michael Garland brings his trademark realism to this immortal classic with paintings that are as crisp and clear as a Halloween night in Sleepy Hollow. Full-color illustrations And it is on the basis of these two classic tales that Irving is generally credited with inventing the short story as a distinct literary genre.
This volume also contains gently ironic pieces about life in England that reflect the author's interest in the traditions of the Old World and his longings for his home in the New This is the legendary enchantment of Rip Van Winkle in the Kaatskill Mountains; the gruesome end of Ichabod Crane, who met the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow; the spectre bridegroom who turned out to be happily substantial; the pride of an English village and the come-uppance of the over-zealous Mountjoy - these witty, perceptive and captivating tales range from fantasy to romance Ichabod Crane faces the terror of the Headless Horseman, and Rip Van Winkle rises from a year sleep to find a world vastly changed in these two delightful classics of American literature.
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First penned in , Washington Irving's humorous, yet haunting, narrative tells of a local schoolmaster whose lonely trot home turns into a night of fright when he is met on the road by the Headless Horseman. Adapted here for younger readers and accompanied by rich acrylics, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow endures as the finest of American ghost stories Are all the lights on? Is there a parent in the house? Are the windows shut and locked?
They HAVE to be if you are going to read this book, which is undoubtedly the scariest rendition of one of the greatest ghost stories ever told: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. So, take a deep breath and take a long look. And you may want to bring a flashlight to bed with you tonight Sonnaia loschina Washington Irving.
It tells the story of Ichabod Crane, a lean, lanky, and extremely superstitious schoolmaster from Connecticut, who competes with Abraham "Brom Bones" Van Brunt, the town rowdy, for the hand of year-old Katrina Van Tassel, the daughter and sole child of a wealthy farmer. Irving's work so much, in fact, that I gave it the ultimate praise; I 'borrowed it. Seller Inventory AAS More information about this seller Contact this seller.
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View all copies of this ISBN edition:. From the Publisher : Founded in by J. From the Back Cover : I stepped upon the land of my forefathers - but felt than I was a stranger in the land. Buy New Learn more about this copy.