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Book Information: Celestial Omnibus, the

Celestial Omnibus, the (1911) [Short Story]
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A boy goes for a ride on an omnibus to heaven. There he meets all the great authors, gods and characters from literature which the grownups talk about but do not really believe in. Returning home he tries to convince his parents of the reality of what he has seen.

Appears in Treasury of the Fantastic.

Original title: The Celestial Omnibus
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy
FictionFantasyAllegorical And Bangsian

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Bedside Book of Famous British Stories, the (1940) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Aldous Huxley , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , Daniel Defoe , Arthur Conan Doyle , E. M. Forster , James Joyce , D. H. Lawrence , Walter Scott , H. G. Wells , Oscar Wilde , William Butler Yeats , Rabindranath Tagore , John Galsworthy , James M. Barrie , Joseph Conrad , Lord Dunsany , Thomas Hardy , Algernon Blackwood , Robert Louis Stevenson , W. Somerset Maugham , Joseph Addison , Geoffrey Chaucer , Sir Thomas Malory , Oliver Goldsmith , George Moore , Liam O'Flaherty , James Stephens , William Makepeace Thackeray , G. K. Chesterton , John Buchan , Anthony Trollope , Evelyn Waugh , Henry Williamson , Katherine Mansfield , Arthur Quiller-Couch , Saki , P.G. Wodehouse , Thomas Burke , W. W. Jacobs , Michael Arlen , C.E. Montague , Eden Phillpotts , Hugh Walpole , John Masefield , Arthur Morrison , Elizabeth Gaskell , Max Beerbohm , Alfred Noyes , A. E. Coppard , Edward Bulwer-Lytton , Arnold Bennett , W.H. Hudson , Samuel Lover , George Meredith , H.M. Tomlinson , William J. Locke , Stacy Aumonier , William Mudford , John Brown , Sheila Kaye-Smith , Roland Pertwee , Weston Martyr , Thomas Owen Beachcroft , R. Cunninghame Graham , Morley Roberts , Martin Ross , Leonard Merrick , Philip Gibbs , May Edginton , Francis Brett Young , Donn Byrne , L. A. G. Strong , Ralph Bates , Ian Maclaren
     Treasury of the Fantastic, the (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lewis Carroll , M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Emily Dickinson , Ambrose Bierce , George Gordon Byron , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , John Keats , Edith Nesbit , Mary Shelley , Alfred Tennyson , Mark Twain , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Virginia Woolf , William Butler Yeats , Lord Dunsany , Algernon Blackwood , Robert W. Chambers , Kenneth Grahame , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Washington Irving , A.E. Housman , Samuel Taylor Coleridge , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , W. W. Jacobs , James Hogg , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Frank R. Stockton , Walter de la Mare , Christina Rossetti , Lucy Lane Clifford , Max Beerbohm , Juliana Horatia Ewing , Kenneth Morris , Margaret Oliphant , William Austin , Edward Lear , Richard Middleton , I. A. Ireland

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