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This modestly priced edition includes both of these Irving landmarks, as well as other acclaimed short works by the famous essayist, travel writer, biographer, and historian:
• "The Spectre Bridegroom"
• "The Devil and Tom Walker"
• "The Wife"
• "Westminster Abbey"
• "Adventure of the Mysterious Stranger"
and five other classics.
Filled with satire, pathos, and picturesque observations, these remarkable stories are important foundations of the American literary tradition.
About: There is a sequestered glen off the east coast of the Hudson, which has long continued under the sway of some witching power; the neighborhood abounds with tales, haunted spots and twilight superstitions.
About: The quintessential American writer, Washington Irving emerged as the country's first popular author with such beloved nineteenth-century short stories as "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle.
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