This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels|
|Author:||Leacock, Stephen Butler|
|Publisher:||John Lane, The Bodley Head|
|Tags:||humour, short stories, Canadian wit and humour|
|Description:||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 Butler Leacock (December 30, 1869 - March 28, 1944) was a Canadian political scientist, and writer and humourist. He was extremely popular around the world, indeed, between 1915 and 1925 he was the most popular and widely read humourist in the English-speaking world.
Perhaps his most famous books were Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, two of his thirty-five books of humour. He wrote twenty-eight books of non-fiction, his first was the famous Elements of Political Science.
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