Ellis Parker Butler
Ellis Parker Butler was an American author.
Butler was born in Muscatine, Iowa. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays, and is most famous for his short story "Pigs is Pigs", in which a bureaucratic stationmaster insists on levying the livestock rate for a shipment of two pet guinea pigs, which soon start proliferating geometrically.
Working from his home in Flushing (Queens) New York, Butler was—by every measure and by many times—the most published author of the pulp fiction era. Amongst others he wrote twenty-five stories to Woman's Home Companion between 1906 and 1935. The stories in the Companion ... more »
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- A Minute
- Cupid Caught Napping
- A Question
- A Lost Angel
- Good - Better - Best
- A Scotchman Whose Name Was Isbister
- At Variance
- An Exception
- Why Washington Retreated
- How'd You Like It?
- A St. Valentine’s Day Tragedy
- Golden Silence
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