This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||Happy Stories, Just to Laugh at|
|Publisher:||Dodd, Mead and Company|
|Tags:||Canadiana, fiction, humour, short stories|
I MR. MCCOY SAILS FOR FIJI
II PAWN TO KING'S FOUR
III IMPERVIOUS TO WOMEN
IV THE JONES'S ENCHANTED CASTLE
V MR. ALCORN IMPROVES HIMSELF
VI CLOUDS THAT ROLLED BY
VII ANGEL POND, LURE OF THE NORTH
VIII COOKING FOR VICTORY
IX GOOD NEWS! A NEW PARTY!
X THE LIFE OF LEA AND PERRINS
XI A MORNING OFF
XII MR. PLUMTER, B.A., REVISITS THE OLD SHOP
XIII ALLEGORY ISLAND
XIV DAMON AND PYTHIAS, BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, ETC.
XV BOOM TIMES
XVI MARIPOSA MOVES ON
1. _The Happy Warrior_
2. _National Debt, National Blessing_
3. _The Sultan speaks from the grave_
4. _Have you got even one cent?_
5. _The righteous indignation of Angus McCordell_
6. _The Chairman's walking stick_
7. _Going! Going! Gone!_
8. _A new heaven and a new earth_ [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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