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A man falls in love with the sister of a ruined landowner, a predatory woman turned cold by a lust for money and status.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Little Mrs. Sommers one day found herself the unexpected possessor of fifteen dollars.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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It all began the day that Martin Jenkins decided to start a new religion.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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It was eerie sometimes, how a room filled with talking people would quiet up when he spoke. I felt like I was that room full of people then.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: 18
3 Stars
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A short piece of lyrical prose.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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Ed runs an errand for Mr. Rollo.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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Luitpold Wolkenstein, financier and diplomat, sits in a cafe in Vienna and contemplates news of the rise of the Balkan States.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The target, the target. I had little to go on.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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A dog comes across a huge, mysterious gate that may just mark the end of his long journey.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The relationship between a father and his son is explored through their differing pastimes.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 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
It was Christmas the first time they made love; he said it felt like coming home
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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
"That tree," he says. "It's looking at me."
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
You have to play the cards you're dealt
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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