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An excerpt from the life of a resident at a Californian mental institution. Told in the first person, the story offers a glimpse through another's eyes and mind.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A change of life leads to disaster
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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Ridley believed that human beings were beasts driven by appetite; even artistic creation was a bodily function.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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While travelling in Normandy a young artist meets a singularly unfriendly older woman.
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: PG
1 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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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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A man is certain his friends are about to play a practical joke on him ...
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man picks up a piece of string, an act which unfortunately coincides with the loss of a mayor's pocket book.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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A subtle depiction of a couple's relationship as they sit out on the veranda.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Classic first-person account of a woman's descent into madness.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 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
But when their father was killed, the dynamic of their relationship changed...
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
What would you do if your family preferred a robot over you?
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Death came around once a month...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 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
As I live and breathe, I’ll always love this cabin.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
They said I sat on the bottom like an astronaut floating in space...
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
If you’re going to spend a lot of time with a woman before you put her behind bars, she might as well be a looker.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
Jon Roxton was born lucky, or so he told himself...
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
Planes, hotel rooms, toilet cubicles off quiet corridors. These are the sliver-thin places where he finds a little time...
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
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