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Winter Dreams

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

The son of the owner of the second-best grocery store in a small Minnesota town, finds himself enacting a series of impetuous deeds inspired by his so-called ‘winter dreams’, which drive him to desire material...


This Side of Paradise

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

F. Scott Fitzgerald great American novel centers on Amory Blaine, a young Midwesterner who, convinced that he has an exceptionally promising future, attends boarding school and later Princeton University. At...


The Popular Girl

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A society girl is enchanted to meet a very rich and eligible young man. No sooner do they meet than her father dies unexpectedly, leaving her impoverished. Too ashamed to admit her situation, she instead invents...


The Offshore Pirate

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A woman on a trip to Florida falls in love with the captain of the pirates who capture her. This is the first story that develops Fitzgerald's recurrent plot idea of a heroine won by her lover's performance...


The Lees of Happiness

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A newlywed young woman and her short story-writing husband begin married life in a home of their own. When tragedy strikes, a friend comes to their aid.


The Jelly-Bean

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A ‘Jelly-bean’ is “one who spends his life conjugating the verb “to idle.'" Born into middle-class society, a man becomes a grocery delivery boy after his father’s untimely death, and soon descends...


The Ice Palace

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A young southern woman is bored with her unchanging environment, and—much to her friends’ chagrin—gets engaged to a northern man. After disregarding their concerns, she travels north during the winter...


The Four Fists

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

From boarding school to the business world, a man gets into confrontations that lead to him being punched in the face. But each time he learns something, and that—in turn—leads to great success.


The F. Scott Fitzgerald Collection

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

F. Scott Fitzgerald was one of America’s greatest writers. No other writer is more closely associated with the roaring twenties and all of its excesses. Collected here in this omnibus edition are two novels...


The Earliest F. Scott Fitzgerald

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

It was clear to anyone who knew F. Scott Fitzgerald that he was destined to be a great writer. His early work won accolades from his professors and was published in Yale’s literary Journal as well as other...


The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A teenager from a small Mississippi River town is sent to a private boarding school near Boston, surrounded by wealthy classmates, but has a secret that would amaze them all.


The Débutante

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

"Oh, yes, coming out is such a farce nowadays, you know. One really plays around so much before one is seventeen, that it’s positively anticlimax."


The Cut-Glass Bowl

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

This story tracks the lives of a married couple in New York, through various difficult and tragic events involving a cut glass bowl they received as a wedding gift.


The Camel’s Back

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Stories about the cup and the lip and the bad penny and the new broom rarely have anything, to do with cups or lips or pennies or brooms. This story Is the exception. It has to do with a material, visible and...


The Beautiful and the Damned

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

It tells the story of Anthony Patch, his relationship with his wife Gloria, his service in the army, and his alcoholism. The novel provides an excellent portrait of the Eastern elite as the Jazz Age begins its...


Tales of the Jazz Age

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of America's greatest writers. His novel The Great Gatsby remains on the bestseller lists 70 years after his death. Tales of the Jazz Age defined a generation. It was Fitzgerald himself...


Myra Meets His Family

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A woman wants to find a wealthy man to marry finds a lot more than she bargains for when she enters the abode of Knowleton Whitney, who, in turn, finds a lot more than he bargained for.


May Day

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Utilizing the May Day Riots of 1919 as historical backdrop, and the themes of lost youth and wealth as well as two distinct yet interrelated plots, this story contrasts the lower-class fighting for their causes,...


Head and Shoulders

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A young, prospective intellectual, completely absorbed in his studies, is shown another side of life by an actress, leading everything to turn on its head.


Flappers and Philosophers

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Flappers and Philosophers was F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first collection. Today Fitzgerald is known primarily for writing the great American novel The Great Gatsby, but during his lifetime he was much better...


Dalyrimple Goes Wrong

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A privileged, selfish young man decides that good and evil aren't any standard to him, and that cutting corners is the way to succeed.


Bernice Bobs Her Hair

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A wealthy girl visits her cousin for a month, and lets her turn her into a society girl.


Benediction

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

A young girl, on her way to a tryst with her lover, stops to meet her much older brother, who is in a seminary and about to become a priest.


“O Russet Witch!”

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Shocking in a clever, poignant way, this story is about a pitiful young guy who falls in love from afar with a beautiful, wealthy, young and vivacious girl with russet red hair. A seemingly chance run-in with...


The Dream Visions of Geoffrey Chaucer

by Geoffrey Chaucer Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

Compiled here are some of Chaucer's shorter poems. These poems are all written using the Dream Vision. To name a few of these poems


The Yellow Wallpaper

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Dancing Unicorn Books (May 14, 2017)

The Yellow Wallpaper is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the nineteenth century toward women's physical and mental health. The story also has been...


The Grand Inquisitor

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Dancing Unicorn Books (April 16, 2017)

The Grand Inquisitor is a passage taken from Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, The Brothers Karamazov. The story is a parable told by one brother, Ivan, to the other, Alyosha. Ivan is exploring the possibility that...


The Amateur Cracksman

by E. W. Hornung Dancing Unicorn Books (January 29, 2017)

Arthur Raffles is a prominent member of London society, and a national sporting hero. As a cricketer he regularly represents England in Test matches. He uses this as a chance to commit a number of burglaries,...


Civil War Stories

by Ambrose Bierce Dancing Unicorn Books (January 29, 2017)

Bierce was considered a master of pure English by his contemporaries, and virtually everything that came from his pen was notable for its judicious wording and economy of style. He wrote in a variety of literary...


The Conjure Woman

by Charles Waddell Chesnutt Dancing Unicorn Books (January 29, 2017)

The Conjure Woman is the title of an 1899 collection of seven stories by Charles W. Chesnutt, an important African American writer from the post-Civil War South; it was his first book. The stories deal with...


The Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield

by Katherine Mansfield Dancing Unicorn Books (January 29, 2017)

Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp Murry was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. Mansfield left for...


The Wreck of the Titan

by Morgan Robertson Dancing Unicorn Books (February 12, 2017)

'The Wreck of the Titan' was written fourteen years before the sinking of the Titanic. The events in book are eerily similar to the actual events that would not happen for more than a decade. Titan, the largest...


The Vampyre

by John William Polidori Dancing Unicorn Books (February 05, 2017)

The Vampyre is a short story written by John William Polidori and is a progenitor of the romantic vampire genre of fantasy fiction. The work is described by Christopher Frayling as "the first story successfully...


Stories of the Color Line

by Charles Waddell Chestnutt Dancing Unicorn Books (January 06, 2017)

Chesnutt's stories were more complex than those of many of his contemporaries. He wrote about characters dealing with difficult issues of mixed race, "passing", illegitimacy, racial identities and social place...


The Man Who Knew Too Much

by Gilbert K. Chesterton Dancing Unicorn Books (August 24, 2016)

Harold March, the rising reviewer and social critic, was walking vigorously across a great tableland of moors and commons, the horizon of which was fringed with the far-off woods of the famous estate of Torwood...


The Gift of the Magi

by O. Henry Dancing Unicorn Books (August 24, 2016)

The Gift of the Magi is a short story, about a young married couple and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret Christmas gifts for each other with very little money. As a sentimental story with a...