By Stephen Leacock
This quantity includes Stephen Leacock’s choice of brief tales, "Winsome Winnie And different New Nonsense Novels" (first released in 1920). those very good and comical stories will attract enthusiasts of Leacock’s paintings, and may make for invaluable additions to any literary assortment. The tales of this compendium comprise: “Thrown at the World”, “A Re-encounter”, “Friends in Distress”, “A playing occasion in St. James’s Close”, “The Abduction”, “The Unknown”, “The Proposal”, “Wedded at Last”, “John and that i; Or, How I approximately misplaced my Husband”, and extra. Stephen P. H. Butler Leacock (1869 - 1944) used to be a Canadian author, humourist, and instructor. He was once among the main generally learn English-speaking authors on the planet through the early-twentieth century, and is healthier remembered for his humourous novels. Many classic texts similar to this are more and more scarce and dear, and it truly is with this in brain that we're republishing this booklet now, in a reasonable, top of the range, glossy version. It comes whole with a specifically commissioned biography of the author.