Fatherhood has changed a lot throughout history. It was a long road from the emotionally distant man whose only mission was to provide for the family for the man interested in building a deep relationship with his family. In this book you will find seven short stories specially selected by the critic August Nemo that explore the various faces of fatherhood. This book contains: - The Father by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. - The Christening by D. H. Lawrence. - The Prodigal Father by Jack London. - His Father's Son by Edith Wharton. - A Father's Confession by Guy de Maupassant. - A Child in the Dark, and a Foreign Father by Henry Lawson. - The Daughters of the Late Colonel by Katherine Mansfield. For more books with interesting themes, be sure to check the other books in this collection!