The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Author:Washington Irving A place of witchings and visions, cursed, perhaps by an Indian wizard or vengeful soldiers centuries dead. A hollow beset by ghostly women, blood-curdling screams...and a dark giant on a goblin horse, who appears and vanishes in fire-A rider who has no head. — Social-climbing school teacher Ichabod Crane fears the legends, but not as much as he ... more »fears losing the chance to marry a rich girl: losing her to his crude, brutish rival. Until the dark night Crane dresses in his best, goes to a dance, and charms the girls...and is never seen again.
For the horror of the Hollow stalks the misty trail, and the teacher's ride home becomes a journey into nightmare when Crane is forced to race against death, race against fear, race against-The Headless Horseman.« less