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 Mary Noailles Murfree, an American fiction writer of novels and short stories who wrote under the pen name Charles Egbert Craddock. She is considered by many to be Appalachia's first significant female writer and her work a necessity for the study of Appalachian literature, although a number of characters in her work reinforce negative stereotypes about the region.
She has been favorably compared to Bret Harte and Sarah Orne Jewett, creating post-Civil War American local-color literature. Works selected for this book: The raid of the guerrilla; Who crosses storm mountain?; The crucial moment; Una of the hill country; The lost guidon; Wolfs Head; His unquiet ghost. If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!