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Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories

(1966)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Travel back in time to the days before the American Revolution, when Dutch settlers populated the little towns along the Hudson River and ghosts roamed the mountains and river valleys. In "Rip Van Winkle," a henpecked husband escapes his nagging wife by wandering the Catskills, where he encounters some mysterious mountain men and tastes a strange brew with unexpected effects. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" recounts schoolmaster Ichabod Crane's dream of marrying a wealthy farmer's daughter. But Ichabod's ambitions take a sudden turn with his terrifying late-night encounter with the dreaded Headless Horseman.
In addition to these famous fables by Washington Irving, America's first popular author, the collection includes two other short stories: "The Spectre Bridegroom," a tale of an arranged marriage that comes to a chilling conclusion; and "Mountjoy," in which a bookish young man discovers romance and learns a real-life lesson.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Paperback Editions

October 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics)
Author(s): Washington Irving
ISBN: 0-486-82879-4 / 978-0-486-82879-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dover Publications
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March 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Rip Van Winkle & Other Stories (Puffin Classics)
Author(s): Washington Irving
ISBN: 0-14-133092-9 / 978-0-14-133092-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics)
Author(s): Washington Irving
Publisher: Dover Publications
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU