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Book Information: Sire de Malétroit's Door, the

Sire de Malétroit's Door, the (1878) [Short Story]
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While fleeing from a group of drunken sentries, a young soldier accidentally stumbles through a set of doors into a large home. Here he meets the Sire de Malétroit, who tells him he must marry his niece.

First published in Temple Bar, January 1878.

Original title: The Sire de Malétroit's Door
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Collection of Short Stories, a (1913) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Björnstjerne Björnson , Robert Louis Stevenson , Guy de Maupassant , Frank R. Stockton
     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
     High Adventure (1992) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Edgar Rice Burroughs , Arthur Conan Doyle , Anne McCaffrey , Jack London , Lawrence Block , Joseph Conrad , Lucius Shepard , James M. Cain , Charles Sheffield , Robert Louis Stevenson , Harry Turtledove , Ian Fleming , O. Henry , Loren D. Estleman , Honoré de Balzac , Randall Garrett , Doug Allyn , Clark Howard , David Braly , Cornell Woolrich , Charles Ardai , Robert Twohy , John F. Dobbyn , Patrick Ireland , Gaylord DuBois , John Kelly

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