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Quince sells death. No wonder he likes his job.
- Length: 17 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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The lives of a tramp and a handsome TV presenter intersect.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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When Squire Petrick's dying wife admits that their new born child is not his, he takes steps to see that the boy is disinherited - but soon begins to regret his decision.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Humorous parable about a king who unwisely seeks advice from his subjects on a tough engineering problem.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story behind the celebrated vaudeville team of (Bob) Hart & (Winona) Cherry. A witty tale of theatre folk.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Kung fu dubbee and would-be actress, Ally gets one last chance.
- Length: 23 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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Upper and working class collide as young Laura's family throw a lavish garden party.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A cleaner talks about her double life.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: 18
5 Stars
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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
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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
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
"I love you, Martha, but you break things. You're breaking us."
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
You have to play the cards you're dealt
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
"That tree," he says. "It's looking at me."
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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