Sinopse

Welcome to the book series 7 best short stories specials, selection dedicated to a special subject, featuring works by noteworthy authors. The texts were chosen based on their relevance, renown and interest. This edition is dedicated to American Civil War.The US Civil War still serves as one of the milestones in American literary history, commonly representing the dividing line in survey courses and reference works on 19th-century American literature. Through seven short stories selected by the critic August Nemo you will be able to understand the different nuances of this historical moment: - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce - The Veteran by Stephen Crane - The Story of a Year by Henry James - The Locket by Kate Chopin - The Brothers by Louisa May Alcott - The Namesake by Willa Cather - The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page