Welcome to the 7 Best Short Stories book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. This edition is dedicated to Washington Irving. He was the greatest American writer of his time: mentor to Poe, Dickens, and Hawthorne, his country's first professional author, and a writer of uniqely American ghost stories about growth, change, and identity. This selection specially chosen by the literary critic August Nemo, contains the following stories: - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. - Rip Van Winkle. - The Devil and Tom Walker. - Christmas. - Guest from Gibbet Island. - The Legend of the Engulphed Convent. - The Adventure of my Uncle. If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!