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|Title:||Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels|
|Publisher:||John Lane, The Bodley Head|
|Tags:||Canadiana, fiction, humour, short stories, Canadian wit and humour|
I. WINSOME WINNIE; OR, TRIAL AND TEMPTATION
I. Thrown on the World
II. A Rencounter
III. Friends in Distress
IV. A Gambling Party in St. James's Close
V. The Abduction
VI. The Unknown
VII. The Proposal
VIII. Wedded at Last
II. JOHN AND I; OR, HOW I NEARLY LOST MY HUSBAND
III. THE SPLIT IN THE CABINET; OR, THE FATE OF ENGLAND
IV. WHO DO YOU THINK DID IT? OR, THE MIXED-UP MURDER MYSTERY
I. He Dined with Me Last Night
II. I must save her Life
III. I must buy a Book on Billiards
IV. That is not Billiard Chalk
V. Has anybody here seen Kelly?
VI. Show me the Man who wore those Boots
VII. Oh, Mr. Kent, save me!
VIII. You are Peter Kelly
IX. Let me tell you the Story of my Life
X. So do I
V. BROKEN BARRIERS; OR, RED LOVE ON A BLUE ISLAND
VI. THE KIDNAPPED PLUMBER: A TALE OF THE NEW TIME
VII. THE BLUE AND THE GREY: A PRE-WAR WAR STORY
VIII. BUGGAM GRANGE: A GOOD OLD GHOST STORY [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler
Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) was a Canadian author. Born in England, his family moved to Canada when he was six years old. The family settled in Sutton, Ontario on the south shore of Lake Simcoe. A bright student, he went to Upper Canada College where he was top of his class. After a brief stint at teaching (which he loathed) he eventually went on to become chair of the Department of Economics and Political Science at McGill University. Although he wrote several books on these august subjects, he is best known for his light satirical and humorous writing, in particular, "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town". (Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature)
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