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Book Title: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow|
The size of the: 2.45 MB
Edition: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Date of issue: August 2nd 2016
ISBN 13: 9781536847925
The author of the book: Washington Irving
Format files: PDF
Read full description of the books The Legend of Sleepy Hollow:"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" was first published in 1820.
Sleepy Hollow is known for being home to ghosts and spirits, the most famous being the terrifying Headless Horseman.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is highly entertaining fiction. It has been adapted many times for stage, theatre, television and film, including the 1999 Tim Burton film starring Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci, and the hit television show, Sleepy Hollow, starring Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, and Orlando Jones.
Read information about the authorWashington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He began his literary career at the age of nineteen by writing newspaper articles under the pseudonym, "Jonathan Oldstyle."
In 1809, he published, The History of New York, under his most well known public persona, Diedrich Knickerbocker.
Irving is best known for his short stories, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle" both of which appear in his book, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. which he published in 1819.
Irving's historical works include a five volume biography of George Washington (for whom he was named after) as well as biographies of Oliver Goldsmith, Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra. Irving felt a strong connection to Spain and was appointed by President John Tyler to serve as the first Spanish speaking U.S. minister to Spain from 1842 to 1846.
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