A stunning collection of works by Stephen Crane whom H.G. Wells called "the best writer of our generation The best-known work by famed American writer Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage is a compelling exploration of human emotion in the midst of battle. The book is revered for its pioneering style, and it explores themes of maturation, cowardice, and nature's cruelty. One of the most innovative writers of his generation, Crane's other notable works include "The Open Boat,""The Blue Hotel,""The Brides Comes to Yellow Sky," and "The Upturned Face." All of these stories are now available in one chic and affordable edition as part of the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics.