Nathaniel Hawthorne

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For readers looking for an introduction to the short story genre, we recommend: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge; The Little Match Girl; The Gift of the Magi; A Horseman in the Sky; The Monkey's Paw; The Cask of Amontillado; The Story of an Hour and The Cactus. Enjoy reading!

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