The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories adds the best-known works of Washington Irving to the Chartwell Classics series. Washington Irving's short stories have captured the imaginations of generations since they were originally published in the early nineteenth century. His stories were sometimes chilling, and sometimes reflect society, but they are consistently filled with adventure and a joy to read. Irving's timeless characters like Ichabod Crane, the Headless Horseman, and Rip Van Winkle, are among the earliest of truly American literary figures, and remain required reading for students of literature, and have earned their place in the canon of must -reads for those that enjoy a good story.
Essential volumes for the shelves of every classic literature lover, the Chartwell Classics series includes beautifully presented works and collections from some of the most important authors in literary history. Chartwell Classics are the editions of choice for the most discerning literature buffs.