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Five Boons of Life, the (1902) [Short Story]
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Mark Twain's story about a person allowed to choose between the five boons of life: fame, love, riches, pleasure, and death.

Appears in Spells of Enchantment.

Original title: The Five Boons of Life
Original languages: English

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Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreOriginal Creations

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Spells of Enchantment (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Philip K. Dick , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe , Nathaniel Hawthorne , August Strindberg , Mark Twain , Oscar Wilde , William Butler Yeats , Anatole France , Voltaire , Stanislaw Lem , Tanith Lee , Lord Dunsany , Robin McKinley , Howard Pyle , Jane Yolen , Italo Calvino , William Makepeace Thackeray , Rainer Maria Rilke , Jean-Jacques Rousseau , Hermann Hesse , Angela Carter , James Thurber , George MacDonald , Michael de Larrabeiti , Laurence Housman , Erich Kästner , Johann Karl August Musäus , Frank R. Stockton , E. T. A. Hoffmann , Gottfried Keller , Georg Kaiser , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Mary de Morgan , Alfred Döblin , Theodor Storm , Naomi Mitchison , Hans Christian Andersen , Guillaume Apollinaire , Apuleius , Ingeborg Bachmann , Giambattista Basile , Thomas Crofton Croker , Marie-Catherine D'Aulnoy , Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force , Carl Ewald , Antoine Galland , Wilhelm Carl Grimm , Franz Hessel , Hugo von Hofmannsthal , Janosch , Günter Kunert , Rosemarie Künzler , Marie-Jean L'Héritier , Christoph Meckel , Mynona , Novalis , Charles Perrault , Henri Pourrat , Kurt Schwitters , Giovanni Straparola , Ludwig Tieck , Michel Tournier , Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder , Christoph Martin Wieland , Robert Coover
     Little Book of Horrors, the (1992) [Anthology]
      Authors: Charles Dickens , Ambrose Bierce , Roald Dahl , F. Scott Fitzgerald , Franz Kafka , Mark Twain , William Butler Yeats , Joe R. Lansdale , Raymond Chandler , Stephen Gallagher , Robert Bloch , Richard Matheson , Ed Bryant , Martin Gardner , Fredric Brown , Robert T. Kurosaka , Dannie Plachta , Kingsley Amis , Jeffry Scott , Richard Christian Matheson , Jessica Amanda Salmonson , Richard Middleton , Tommaso Landolfi , Jean Cocteau , Lafcadio Hearn , John Lennon , Edward Gorey , William Plomer , Ornella Volta , James Malcolm Rymer , Gina Haldane , W.R. Hodder , Aubrey Davidson , Alistair Sampson , Edward Lauterbach , Priscilla Marron , M.A. Lyon , Liao Chai , Alphonse Allais , Gerald Atkins , K.C. Mann , Gloria Orlick , Arthur L. Samuels , Derek Pell

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