The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Author:Washingtoon Irving THE HAUNTED LAND — A place of witching?s 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, bu... more »t not as much as he 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 teachers ride home becomes a journey into nightmare when Crane is forced to race against death, race against fear, race against ?