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The Great English Short-Story Writers

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“The Great English Short-Story Writers” is a collection of thirteen short stories by nineteenth century masters of the form. The complete list of stories and their authors is as follows:

The Apparition of Mrs. Veal by Daniel Defoe
The Mysterious Bride by James Hogg
The Devil and Tom Walker by Washington Irving
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe
Rab and His Friends by Dr. John Brown
The Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn by Charles Dickens
A Story of Seven Devils by Frank R. Stockton
A Dog's Tale by Mark Twain
The Outcasts of Poker Flat by Bret Harte
The Three Strangers by Thomas Hardy
Julia Bride by Henry James
A Lodging for the Night by Robert Louis Stevenson.

You can read through the text with the following commands:
+When reading a chapter, swipe to the left to go to the next page.
+Swipe to the right to go to the previous page.
+Double-tap the screen to move to the beginning of a chapter.
+Click on 'Start where I left off...' to continue reading at the point at which you last closed the eBook.

The eBook application allows you to change the text's font type, color and size as well as the color of the background. These settings will be saved when the application is closed and automatically applied when the eBook is opened again.

The application keeps track of your current position in the text as you read and saves this position when you close the application. Upon relaunching the application, you can easily resume reading at the position of this virtual bookmark.

These instructions are repeated in the eBook application.

Please note that when you first open a chapter, the application takes two or three seconds to perform certain initialization operations before the text appears. The same is true when you change font and/or color settings.

Languages: English

Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch
Requires iPhone 2.2 Software Update
iPhone OS 3.0 Tested