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The Lady, Or the Tiger? Frank R. Stockton

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Author Frank Stockton
Isbn 9781542859790
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Year 2017-01-31
Pages 30
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Called the most famous riddle mystery of all time, this very short story poses a dilemma. A man is sentenced to an unusual punishment for having a romance with a king's beloved daughter. Taken to the public arena, he is faced with two doors, behind one of which is a hungry tiger that will devour him. Behind the other is a beautiful lady-in-waiting, whom he will have to marry if he finds her. While the crowd waits anxiously for his decision, he sees the princess among the spectators, who points him to the door on the right with a slight movement of her hand. The lover starts to open the door and ... Did the princess save her lover's life by pointing to the door leading to the lady-in-waiting, or did she prefer to see her lover die rather than see him marry someone else?

A jealous princess signals to her lover which of the arena's two doors conceals a beautiful lady who will marry him and which, a hungry tiger. ...

Author Frank Richard Stockton
Isbn 9781583415832
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2008
Pages 32
Language English
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"The Lady, or the Tiger?" is a much-anthologized short story written by Frank R. Stockton for publication in the magazine The Century in 1882. "The Lady, o ...

Author Frank R Stockton
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Year 2020-11-05
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"The Lady, or the Tiger?" is a much-anthologized short story written by Frank R. Stockton for publication in the magazine The Century in 1882. "The Lady, o ...

Author Frank R Stockton
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Year 2020-09-28
Pages 26
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Choosing between reward and punishment might seem easy if you were choosing for yourself. But what if you had to choose for someone else? Suddenly a simple ...

Author Dorothy Zemach
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the ...

Author Frank Richard Stockton
Isbn 9780353039445
Genre History
Year 2018-11-10
Pages 210
Language English
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"Another scintillating collection of brilliant problems and paradoxes by the most entertaining logician and set theorist who ever lived." — Martin Gardne ...

Author Raymond M. Smullyan
Isbn 048647027X
Genre Science
Year 2009-04
Pages 226
Language English
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Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Media and ...

Author Chuck Klosterman
Isbn 1451625146
Genre Social Science
Year 2010-09-14
Pages 7
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"Another scintillating collection of brilliant problems and paradoxes by the most entertaining logician and set theorist who ever lived." — Martin Gardne ...

Author Raymond M. Smullyan
Isbn 048647027X
Genre Science
Year 2009-04
Pages 226
Language English
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A volume of classic unsolved short mysteries invites readers to speculate about their endings and includes Frank Stockton's "The Lady, or the Tiger?" Stanl ...

Author Otto Penzler
Isbn 9781933648859
Genre Fiction
Year 2008
Pages 301
Language English
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Patricia Linders newest book The Lady and the Tiger gives the reader and in-depth account of life in a foreign country during a politically uncertain time. ...

Author Patricia Linder
Isbn 9781418456054
Genre Political Science
Year 2004-08-31
Pages 332
Language English
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This collection of short stories are as varied as life itself. The aim of the short-story is always to present a cross-section of life in such a vivid mann ...

Author Frank R. Stockton,Guy de Maupassant,Rudyard Kipling
Isbn 9781790344222
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Year 2018-11-25
Pages 286
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In this retelling of Frank Stockton's famous short story, "The Lady, or the Tiger?", Tiger Queen by Annie Sullivan, author of A Touch of Gold, tells the st ...

Author Annie Sullivan
Isbn 9780310768784
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Year 2020-03-17
Pages 320
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In this intriguing tale, two distinctly different lives intersect with unpredictable, tragic consequences. John Weyland is a hard working business man, str ...

Author Peter Lantos
Isbn 9781480877993
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Year 2019-07-31
Pages 304
Language English
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