The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

byWashington Irving

Kobo ebook | November 27, 2011

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In the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened sail and implored the protection of St
Title:The Legend of Sleepy HollowFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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ISBN - 10:2819922163

ISBN - 13:9782819922162

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Halloween read (and quick!) 3.5 stars Ichabod Crane is a schoolteacher in a small village. The village has a resident ghost, the Headless Horseman. This short story really doesn't have a lot to tell beyond a bit of background, then what happens when Ichabod meets the Headless Horseman. Even still, I liked it. It's a fun ghost story to read around Halloween and since it's so short, I just might read it every year at this time. Unfortunately, despite it being so short, when I read it, due to timing, I only got about half-way before I set it aside. I picked it up and finished the other half a little later, but I think the interruption kept me from enjoying it even more. Reread 1 year later: 3.25 stars. Ok, the main part of the story, when Ichabod meets the Horseman is - no question - the best part. I think I need to read this without distractions, though. I will probably try to read this in October next year, again, as an annual Halloween read, but I'd like to remember to read at home with no distractions around me. The book is very descriptive and, not being a big fan of description, my mind did wander a little bit.
Date published: 2013-10-22