Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Pride of the Village, and The Spectre Bridegroom by Washington Irving audiobook

Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Pride of the Village, and The Spectre Bridegroom

By Washington Irving
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    ISBN: 9781843798019

Kindly Rip Van Winkle, loved by all in town, lives a quiet existence in a small village at the foot of the Catskill Mountains. Until one day, traveling in the mountains, he somehow falls asleep. Upon waking, he finds that twenty years have passed! For adults and children alike, Rip Van Winkle is a charming novel that vividly captures a nostalgic period in American history. It is counted among the earliest examples of American fiction. Presented alongside this story is The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Irving’s story about the headless horseman, which explores the nature of legend, and The Pride of the Village, a mythic tale of love and loss, as well as The Spectre Bridegroom.

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Kindly Rip Van Winkle, loved by all in town, lives a quiet existence in a small village at the foot of the Catskill Mountains. Until one day, traveling in the mountains, he somehow falls asleep. Upon waking, he finds that twenty years have passed! For adults and children alike, Rip Van Winkle is a charming novel that vividly captures a nostalgic period in American history. It is counted among the earliest examples of American fiction.

Presented alongside this story is The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Irving’s story about the headless horseman, which explores the nature of legend, and The Pride of the Village, a mythic tale of love and loss, as well as The Spectre Bridegroom.

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Author Bio: Washington Irving

Author Bio: Washington Irving

Washinton Irving (1783–1859), American essayist, novelist, and historian, was born in New York to a wealthy merchant. He studied law, but because of his delicate health, his family sent him on a tour of Europe, where he collected material later used in his stories and essays. The first American author to achieve international fame, his literary career served in many ways to consolidate the cultures of the United States and Europe.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 3.10
Audience: Adult
Language: English