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Modern Stories for Modern Schools (1953) [Anthology]
by A. E. Coppard Arthur Conan Doyle Norman Duncan O. Henry Constance Holme William J. Locke Katherine Mansfield Fr. Marie-Victorin W. Somerset Maugham Hector Hugh Munro Frank O'Connor L. A. Pavey Alan Sullivan Edward Thompson Hugh Walpole Mary Webb Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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A collection of short stories designed for high school use.


  • Preface by E. F. Kingston
  • The Roads We Take by O. Henry
  • The Raging of the Sea by Norman Duncan
  • The Cherry Tree by A. E. Coppard
  • In the Matter of a Schooner by Alan Sullivan
  • Donít Sell the Farm by Fr. Marie-Victorin (translated by E. F. Kingston)
  • The Tarn by Sir Hugh Walpole
  • The Son by L. A. Pavey
  • The Bread House by Mary Webb
  • The Life of Ma Parker by Katherine Mansfield
  • Peasants by Frank OíConnor
  • The Lumber Room by Saki (H. H. Munro)
  • The Musgrave Ritual by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Outstation by Somerset Maugham
  • The Adventure of the Kind Mr. Smith by W. J. Locke
  • After-Glow by Constance Holme
  • Moses and Mr. Aiken by Edward Thompson
  • Notes and Questions

Original title: Modern Stories for Modern Schools


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Musgrave Ritual, the (1893) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
     Raging of the Sea, the (1903) [Short Story]
      Author: Norman Duncan
     Roads We Take, the (1910) [Short Story]
      Author: O. Henry
     Adventure of the Kind Mr. Smith, the (1912) [Short Story]
      Author: William J. Locke
     Lumber Room, the (1914) [Short Story]
      Author: Saki
     Donít Sell the Farm (1919) [Short Story]
      Author: Fr. Marie-Victorin
     Cherry Tree, the (1921) [Short Story]
      Author: A. E. Coppard
     Life of Ma Parker, the (1922) [Short Story]
      Author: Katherine Mansfield
     Tarn, the (1923) [Short Story]
      Author: Hugh Walpole
     Outstation, the (1924) [Novelette]
      Author: W. Somerset Maugham
     Bread House, the (1928) [Short Story]
      Author: Mary Webb
     Peasants (1934) [Short Story]
      Author: Frank O'Connor
     Son, the (1935) [Short Story]
      Author: L. A. Pavey
     After-Glow (1937) [Short Story]
      Author: Constance Holme
     In the Matter of a Schooner (1938) [Short Story]
      Author: Alan Sullivan
     Moses and Mr. Aiken (1952) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward Thompson

Edition #1: Modern Stories for Modern Schools

Modern Stories for Modern Schools (1953)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: E. F. Kingston
Introduction by: E. F. Kingston
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Manifested in:

Modern Stories for Modern Schools (1966)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Toronto
Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons
Pages: 244

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