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Collected Works Abdullah, Achmed: Achmed Abdulla short stories. V1.2. 26 Jun 2019
#1  lumpynose 06-26-2019, 10:38 PM
Achmed Abdullah (12 May 1881 – 12 May 1945) is an American writer of mystery, crime, and adventure pulps, and screenplays for some successful films. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 12, 1881, of Arab and Tartar stock. Educated in India, England, France, and Germany. Bachelor of Letters, Sorbonne, Paris. Served in British-Indian and Ottoman armies.

Many of these are from wikisource.org as well as magazines or books on archive.org. A few may be from Roy Glashan's Library in Australia and Project Gutenberg.

The formatting is what I think of as a "Slim 'n Trim" format; no images, no embedded fonts, and I've tried to design the CSS so that there is a minimum of tagging of html elements with classes.

It should work on any Kindle since it's a dual MOBI file (produced by Kindle Previewer 3) which contains both the AZW3/KF8 format as well as the ancient MOBI format, although don't get your hopes up about the antique MOBI format looking nice.

I haven't proofread it yet; feel free to send me any errors or typos you may find.

Mirza Fateh Khan (1946)
Their own dear land (1943)
Pell Street blues (1935)
The mystery of the talking idols (1929)
The strong man (1928)
Interlude (1927)
Once it happened in the black tents (1923)
The logical tale of the four camels (1922)
Bibi--his mark (1922)
Bibi L’teur
Grafter and master grafter (1922)
The jester (1922)
The soul of a Turk (1922)
Black poppies (1921)
The perfect way (1921)
Framed at the Benefactors Club (1921)
Bismillah! (1921)
Tao (1920)
Evening rice (1920)
The incubus (1920)
Tartar (1920)
To be accounted for (1920)
Krishnavana, destroyer of souls (1920)
The man who lost caste (1920)
Khizr (1920)
Cobbler’s Wax (1919)
A full house (1919)
Fear (1918)
After his kind (1919)
Ambassador of poker (1919)
A Pell Street spring song (1919)
The hatchetman (1919)
The yellow wife (1919)
Renunciation (1919)
Poker (1919)
The honourable gentleman (1919)
Himself, to himself enough (1919)
The two-handed sword (1918)
A simple act of piety (1918)
The river of hate (1918)
Pro patria (1918)
The dance on the hill (1918)
Thingumajee Thingumabob Jones (1918)
Reprisal (1918)
Wings (1918)
A Yarkand survey (1918)
Light (1918)
The home-coming (1917)
The charmed life (1917)
Disappointment (1917)
That haunting thing (1917)
Silence (1917)
Feud (1916)
The strength of the little thin thread (1912)
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#2  lumpynose 06-30-2019, 01:58 PM
The first story, Mirza Fateh Khan, had lots of OCR errors.
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#3  lumpynose 07-05-2019, 12:45 PM
"Ambassador of poker", a scan from an old magazine, had a ton of typos. I also fixed the initial description; many are from wikisource.org, not just from old magazines.
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