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Phoenix, the (1940) [Short Story]
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The owner of an animal show is disappointed because his phoenix isn't very impressive.

First published in The Cat’s Cradle Book, NY: Viking, 1940.

Original title: The Phoenix
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasyA BestiaryMythical Beasts

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Fifty Great Short Stories (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Edgar Allan Poe , J. D. Salinger , Rudyard Kipling , William Faulkner , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , James Joyce , Alexander Pushkin , Anton Chekhov , John Steinbeck , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Virginia Woolf , Anatole France , Katherine Anne Porter , Joseph Conrad , Lord Dunsany , Thomas Wolfe , Robert Louis Stevenson , W. Somerset Maugham , E.B. White , Carson McCullers , O. Henry , Frank O'Connor , John Collier , Guy de Maupassant , John O'Hara , Katherine Mansfield , Saki , Ring Lardner , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , V. S. Pritchett , William Saroyan , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Irwin Shaw , Max Beerbohm , Hector Hugh Munro , Stephen Vincent Benét , Arthur Schnitzler , Clarence Day , Dorothy Parker , Robert M. Coates , Edmund Wilson , George Milburn , H. L. Mencken , Francis Steegmuller
     Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (1990) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , George Bernard Shaw , Arthur Conan Doyle , F. Scott Fitzgerald , V.S. Naipaul , Kenzaburo Oe , Luigi Pirandello , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Günter Grass , Bernard Malamud , Joseph Conrad , Gabriel García Márquez , Mervyn Peake , Rohinton Mistry , Margaret Atwood , Boris Vian , Herman Melville , E.B. White , Yevgeny Zamyatin , A. S. Byatt , T.H. White , James Stephens , Isabel Allende , Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Jerome Bixby , Philip MacDonald , Elizabeth Bowen , Friedrich Dürrenmatt , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Conrad Aiken , Yehuda Amichai , Robert Aickman , William Goyen , Julian Barnes , Elizabeth Taylor , John D. Beresford , May Sinclair , William Sansom , Elizabeth Spencer , Hortense Calisher , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Tommaso Landolfi , Mircea Eliade , Grace Amundson , Hanns Heinz Ewers , Dorothy K. Haynes , Amos Tutuola , Angus Wilson , Liliana Heker , Antonia White , Ann Bridge , Joyce Marshall , Ethel Wilson , Leon Rooke , Alfonso Reyes , Timothy Findley , Geoffrey Drayton , Satyajit Ray , Lion Feuchtwanger , Peter Green , Eric P. McCormack , Brett Balon , Ben Hecht

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