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A story that explores a woman's restless childhood through the various types of bread she encountered.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A young girl prepares herself for the return of her mother - a heroine addict, in prison since her daughter's birth.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Tale of the highs and lows of working in a chip shop. Contains strong language.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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An Irish traveller leaves his clan and tries to make it in Dublin. Contains strong language.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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While in the service of a widower with a dark past, a young tutor begins to wonder about his master's regular visits to a room nobody else is allowed to enter.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An unpleasant encounter with a local drunkard leads a boy's brothers to act to protect their mother. Contains strong language.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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The narrator's entrance into the afterlife is used to frame a story highlighting the pitiful conditions of one girl's working life.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man traces the unfortunate story of someone from his past.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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On an island in a Nabraskan river, six boys build their last watch fire of the year and tell stories of extinct civilisations.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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With a mixture of excitement and trepidation, a country girl newly arrived in the city attends her first ball.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 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
When the ugly girl decides to find herself a husband she has no idea what she’s letting herself in for.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
You may not be familiar with the time-sweepers.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Goatees, beards, sideburns or any other creative types of facial hair were strictly verboten but the employee handbook said I could have a mustache.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
How do you catch someone who is falling into their own mind?
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
"What happened when all their illusions were stripped away and revealed for what they truly were?"
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
Sometimes, popping out for a pint of milk is the worst thing a father can do.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
...I did something that’s been hanging around in my mind over the years, tucked down inside of me like a lucky charm that I don’t want to lose...
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
Even though some Americans like to say, "It's all good," the Chinese know better ...
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
Then one year she started falling ...
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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