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During a dinner conversation concerning the relative cruelty of capital punishment and life imprisonment, a banker and a lawyer make a bet.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An artist and a businessman travel from the west to seek their fortunes in New York.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A frank extract from the notebook of an eminent - but aging - Russian professor.
- Length: 63 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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It all began with a new electronic cat flap ...
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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Three very different lives intersect.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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There’s always tomorrow, Oscar said to himself
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
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Angie helps her brothers make a hole for a fence post.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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He dances maida maida, like a butterfly around the candle.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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A young boy heads to the pond to go fishing but catches something much bigger along the way.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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Death came around once a month...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Top Short Stories
A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
“It’s always the same to begin with,” I said. “I’m on the beach. The sand is hot, the sun is bearing down. It makes the sand look white, like snow.”
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
But in my head that summer before we moved into the town was yellow and purple and red and supremely happy
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Truda paused at the gate and tried to calm her racing heart.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
He sat on the bench. Their bench. And watched the birds. And remembered.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
He dances maida maida, like a butterfly around the candle.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
She said she was crying tears of happiness. That’s when I learnt that happiness could make you cry too.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
It was Christmas the first time they made love; he said it felt like coming home
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
You have to play the cards you're dealt
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
How many people who turn on a light understand the generation of electricity?
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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