- Author:Saros (editor) (Rudyard Kipling; Flora Annie Steel; Alice Perrin; Bith Cowasjee
- Publisher:Grafton Books; First Paperback Printing edition (1986)
- Pages:288 pages
- Subcategory:Short Stories & Anthologies
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The Story of Mohammad Din; Without Benefit of Clergy; Lal; Heera Nund; The White Tiger; Justice; The Proud Girl; A Tale Told by Moonlight; The Pool; The Devil Has the Moon; The Simla Thunders; Rulers' Morning. by Saros Cowasjee, Rudyard Kipling, Flora Annie Steel, Alice Perrin, Bithia Mary Croker, Leonard Woolf, John Eyton, Christine Weston, Philip Mason, Joseph Hitrec, Mulk Raj Anand, R, K. Narayan, Raja Rao, Attia Hosain, Khushwant Singh. Published 1986 by Grafton Books.
The story is told by an age-old seeress who was reared by primeval giants. In the beginning there was nothing but Ginnungagap, a void charged with magic force. Saxo’s story has many details in common with the west Norse sources, but his views of Balder were so different that he may have been following a Danish rather than a west Norse tradition. Much of Saxo’s story is placed in Denmark. There has been much dispute among scholars about the symbolic significance of Balder’s myth. He has been described as a dying spring god; some have stressed his Christ-like features in the west Norse version.
First line - I set this story down, not expecting it to be believed, but, if possible, to prepare a way of escape for the next victim. Loved the concept here. Nov 18, 2013 N rated it really liked it. Shelves: english. A very simple, concise story, and very predictable to the modern reader. After marrying his cousin, Isabel, Wells began to supplement his teaching salary with short stories and freelance articles, then books, including The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898). Wells created a mild scandal when he divorced his cousin to marry one of his best students, Amy Catherine Robbins.
The story of Cinderella, for example, appeared in ancient China and in ancient Egypt. Details in the telling change depending on the storyteller’s cultural origins. In Egypt, her slippers are red leather, while in the West Indies, breadfruit, not a pumpkin, is the transformative object. Like Cinderella and many of the characters in their folktales, the story of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm is a rags-to-riches one. The brothers were born one year apart in Hanau, in the Holy Roman Empire’s state of Hesse-Kassel (in present-day Germany, near Frankfurt).
It is the protest of romance against the commonplace of life. The incidents of the legend become the hero's surest passport to immortality. The ironic philosopher reflects with a smile that Sir Walter Raleigh is more safely inshrined in the memory of mankind because he set his cloak for the Virgin Queen to walk on than because he carried the English name to undiscovered countries. Charles Strickland lived obscurely. He made enemies rather than friends.
It merged without a boundary into a sky which at the horizon was of an equal pallor .
Here and there in the far distance, as if suspended motionless between sea and sky, there were small sailihg-boats with triangular sails. Dickens) 8. I must remind you again that Adam had the blood of the peasant in his veins. Of all his thoughts this was more poignant, bitterer With his white head and his loneliness he had remained young and green at heart, (Galsworthy) 9. She received congratulations as if she were the happiest of women, (Hansford Johnson) 10.
I set this story down, not expecting it will be believed, but, if possible, to prepare a way of escape for the next victim. He, perhaps, may profit by my misfortune. My own case, I know, is hopeless, and I am now in some measure prepared to meet my fate. My name is Edward George Eden. I was born at Trentham, in Staffordshire, my father being employed in the gardens there
After that, he must tell a story that will appeal to the peculiar personality and temperament of that particular victim. After all, art is only consummate artfulness, and artfulness saves many a "story. I remember lying in a police station at Winnipeg, Manitoba
After that, he must tell a story that will appeal to the peculiar personality and temperament of that particular victim. And right here arises the great difficulty: in the instant that he is sizing up the victim he must begin his story. Not a minute is allowed for preparation. As in a lightning flash he must divine the nature of the victim and conceive a tale that will hit home. The successful hobo must be an artist. I remember lying in a police station at Winnipeg, Manitoba. I was bound west over the Canadian Pacific. Of course, the police wanted my story, and I gave it to them-on the spur of the moment.