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The Man Who Knew Too Much is a selection of stories portraying Horne Fisher – the titular ‘man’ – in a series of escapades through British high society. Being as he is associated by marriage and station to the Establishment of the UK, many of Fisher’s cases surround high profile murders – in the final story, the Prime Minister himself is implicated.
While Mansfield Park appears in some ways to continue where Pride and Prejudice left off, it is, as Kathryn Sutherland shows in her illuminating Introduction, a much darker work, which challenges ‘the very values (of tradition, stability, retirement and faithfulness) it appears to endorse’.
This classic novel, subtitled A Tale of the Crist, has fascinated readers for generations with its vivid depictions of Jesus’ life interwoven with the fictional story of Judah Ben-Hur, a young Jew who finds his life inexorably changed by the Messiah.
This collection of ten short stories was assembled nearly 100 years ago as a teaching aid. It “attempt[s] to present selections from a list of the greatest short-stories that have proved, in actual use, most beneficial to high school students.
If you enjoy stories about ghosts, ghouls, vampires and werewolves this book might interest you. The stories seem to be from the 1800s which means the authors had a pretty good grasp of the English language and the vocabulary is incredibly good. I felt these stories were captivating to the imagination and were very well told.