“The World’s Greatest Short Stories” is a collection of short stories published by Lexicon publisher in India. The collection features works from some of the most celebrated writers in the world, including Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Guy de Maupassant, Anton Chekhov, and O. Henry, among others.
The stories in the collection cover a wide range of themes and genres, from horror and suspense to romance and humor. Some of the notable stories in the collection include “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe, “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, and “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry.
In addition to the stories themselves, the collection also includes introductions and critical essays that provide context and analysis of each work. These essays explore the themes and motifs present in each story, as well as the historical and cultural contexts that shaped the authors’ perspectives.
Overall, “The World’s Greatest Short Stories” is a must-read collection for anyone interested in the art of the short story, as well as those looking for a diverse and engaging selection of some of the world’s most celebrated literary works.