Wessex Tales includes the stories An Imaginative Woman, The Three Strangers, The Withered Arm, Fellow-Townsmen, Interlopers at the Knap, and The Distracted Preacher. Based on fact, the narratives describe the life, culture, and ways of the inhabitants of Wessex.
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THE THREE STRANGERS
THE WITHERED ARM
INTERLOPERS AT THE KNAP
THE DISTRACTED PREACHER
HOW HE SAW TWO OTHER MEN
AT THE TIME OF THE NEW MOON
HOW THEY WENT TO LULSTEAD COVE
THE GREAT SEARCH AT NETHERMOYNTON 354 THE WALK TO WARMELL CROSS AND AFTERWARDS
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