The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Washington Irving
Publisher: D. Estes & company 1900
Number of pages: 76
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a story written by Washington Irving, originally published in 1820. Set in the Duth settlement of Tarry Town, New York in a secluded part of town called Sleepy Holow. Ichabod Crane, a schoolmaster, competes for the hand if eighteen year old Katrina Van Tassel, only to find himself hunted by the Headless Horseman. The Legend of Sleep Hollow is one of the earliest American fiction writings to still be actively read today, and it is widely used in schools both public and private.
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