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The Genial Idiot: His Views and Reviews By John Kendrick Bangs
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 – January 21, 1922) was... More > an American author, editor and satirist.He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis Nehemiah Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs.He went to Columbia University from 1880 to 1883 where he became editor of Columbia's literary magazine and contributed short anonymous pieces to humor magazines. After graduation in 1883, Bangs entered Columbia Law School but left in 1884 to become Associate Editor of Life under Edward S. Martin. Bangs contributed many articles and poems to the magazine between 1884 and 1888. During this period, Bangs published his first books.In 1888 Bangs left Life to work at Harper's Magazine, Harper's Bazaar and Harper's Young People. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kendrick_Bangs< Less
A Little Book of Christmas By John Kendrick Bangs
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Mr. Bangs has caught the spirit of the "Christmas Carols," and phrased it in his own style, so well liked in America. Not in a long time have we had Christmas stories so good as "The... More > Conversion of Hetherington,""The Child Who Had Everything But...," "Santa Claus and Little Billie," and "The House of the Seven Santas,"--the four stories in this volume. Mr. Bangs' sense of humor never fails, his diction is well liked, and in these tales he has woven a strain of pathos which is not unfitting.< Less
A House-Boat on the Styx By John Kendrick Bangs
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The book begins with Charon, ferryman of the Styx startled--and annoyed--by the arrival of a house boat on his mystical river. At first afraid that the boat will put him out of business, he later... More > finds out that he is to be appointed the boat's janitor. What follows are eleven stories set on the house boat. There is no central theme; each chapter features various souls from history and mythology, and in the twelfth chapter the house boat disappears, seguing into the sequel, Pursuit of the House-Boat.< Less
The Singular Problem of the Stygian House-boat By John Kendrick Bangs
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Hardback. John Kendrick Bangs wrote two novels about a house-boat wherein gather all of the literati of the centuries. Both A House-Boat on the Styx (1895) and Pursuit of the House-Boat (1897) are in... More > this volume.< Less
The Singular Problem of the Stygian House-Boat TPB By John Kendrick Bangs
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Trade Paperback. John Kendrick Bangs wrote two novels about a house-boat wherein gather all of the literati of the centuries. Both A House-Boat on the Styx (1895) and Pursuit of the House-Boat (1897)... More > are in this volume.< Less
The Associated Shades By John Kendrick Bangs
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The Associated Shades This volume contains all the four humorous and witty novels by John Kendrick Bangs about "The Associated Shades" a group of famous dead people who become a sort of... More > corporation or exclusive club in a house-boat on Styx. These stories created a new genre - Bangsian fiction - which is a story set almost or entirely in the afterlife. Members of The Associated Shades include: Confucius, Socrates , Sherlock Holmes, Baron Munchausen, William Shakespeare, Napoleon Bonaparte, Dr Samuel Johnson, Nero, James Boswell , Charles Darwin, George Washington, Walter Raleigh among others.< Less
R. Holmes & Co. By John Kendrick Bangs
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What would happen if master detective Sherlock Holmes sired a son with the daughter of one of his archenemies? That's the supposition at the center of R. Holmes & Co., which pits criminal... More > mastermind Raffles against Holmes and goes on to tell the story of how Holmes fell for Raffles' daughter Marjorie, with whom he later had a child, the Raffles Holmes of the book's title. R. Holmes & Co.: Being the Remarkable Adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., Detective and Amateur Cracksman by Birth (1906) is a short story collections as sequel to the Raffles books by E.W. Hornung. This is a collection of 10 short stories about the son of Sherlock Holmes and grandson of Raffles. John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 – January 21, 1922) was an American author, humorist, editor and satirist. He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis Nehemiah Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs.< Less
R. Holmes & Co. By John Kendrick Bangs
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What would happen if master detective Sherlock Holmes sired a son with the daughter of one of his archenemies? That's the supposition at the center of R. Holmes & Co., which pits criminal... More > mastermind Raffles against Holmes and goes on to tell the story of how Holmes fell for Raffles' daughter Marjorie, with whom he later had a child, the Raffles Holmes of the book's title. R. Holmes & Co.: Being the Remarkable Adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., Detective and Amateur Cracksman by Birth (1906) is a short story collections as sequel to the Raffles books by E.W. Hornung. This is a collection of 10 short stories about the son of Sherlock Holmes and grandson of Raffles. John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 – January 21, 1922) was an American author, humorist, editor and satirist. He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis Nehemiah Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs.< Less
The Pursuit of the Houseboat By John Kendrick Bangs
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The Pursuit of the House-Boat is an 1897 novel by John Kendrick Bangs, and the second one to feature his Associated Shades take on the afterlife. The original full title was The Pursuit of the... More > House-Boat: Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, Under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq. and it has also been titled In Pursuit of the House-Boat and Pursuit of the House-Boat. There are 12 chapters in the book. They were first published as a serial, under the full-title and including the Newell illustrations, in Harper's Weekly from February 6 to April 24, 1897. After the House-Boat was hijacked by Captain Kidd at the end of A House-Boat on the Styx, the various members of its club decided that in order to track it down, a detective would have to be called in. So they hired Sherlock Holmes, who, at the time of the book's publication, had indeed been declared dead by his creator...< Less
The Pursuit of the House-Boat By John Kendrick Bangs
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The Pursuit of the House-Boat is an 1897 novel by John Kendrick Bangs, and the second one to feature his Associated Shades take on the afterlife. The original full title was The Pursuit of the... More > House-Boat: Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, Under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq. and it has also been titled In Pursuit of the House-Boat and Pursuit of the House-Boat. There are 12 chapters in the book. They were first published as a serial, under the full-title and including the Newell illustrations, in Harper's Weekly from February 6 to April 24, 1897. After the House-Boat was hijacked by Captain Kidd at the end of A House-Boat on the Styx, the various members of its club decided that in order to track it down, a detective would have to be called in. So they hired Sherlock Holmes, who, at the time of the book's publication, had indeed been declared dead by his creator...< Less

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