This volume brings together an eclectic mix of beloved fairy tales and stories from renowned authors. Delve into the classic tales of Charles Perrault, including the timeless allure of "Little Red Riding-Hood" and the enduring beauty of "The Sleeping Beauty." These stories, woven with whimsy and magic, captivate readers of all ages, reminding us of the power of imagination and the allure of fantasy. Additionally, this collection features works by Anton Chekhov and O. Henry, two master storytellers renowned for their ability to capture the human experience with depth and nuance. In "The Looking Glass, Her Husband," Chekhov explores the complexities of human relationships, delving into the intricacies of love, desire, and the longing for connection. O. Henry's "The Gift of The Magi" is a heart-warming tale of selflessness and sacrifice, reminding us of the true meaning of love and the power of giving. Read in English, unabridged.