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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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Revolution at Ramsay and Co when Mr Ramsey appoints a new managing director.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Two women are forced to come to terms with breast cancer.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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A boy is influenced by his father's unusual explanations.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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"Sometimes I wonder if there's ever an exact moment when your life changes"
- Length: 31 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Hasta returns to blockaded Nepal, with money in his pockets and two missions to accomplish
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Two travellers meet on the night flight from Bangalore.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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John Mortonson was dead. His body rested in a fine mahogany coffin fitted with a plate of glass ...
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story of how one father experiences the pain of his son's suicide.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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While a search for a missing child goes on, a father travels to pick up his daughter from the airport. Contains adult subject matter.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: 15
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
I need air... I need to breathe, or I'll die... Helena coughed uncontrollably, her chest felt like it was on fire, and she kept throwing up salty water.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Oscar watched his housemate Philippa’s fingers move in staccato beats over the keys, each note prodded from the piano like a confession. All the same, he sang along.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Growing old is cruel. I don't recommend it to anyone. It's like snow in summer. Unseemly and ridiculous.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Albert peered out across the way. Snow stretched for miles. The earth remained silent. Albert was alone. As he had been for the past decade.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Kevin's dad is convinced that there's one weed spawning all the others in his garden and he just needs to find it.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Five years and Nolan had always been there. Five years and Dane always appeared nervous, as if it were a first date.
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
When he lost his eye, half of Eric Jessop's field of vision became a black sadness that seeped into everything from football to faces. Only skating was strong enough to resist the stain.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
For Arabella, Christmas gifts were not judged on how expensive they were. They were an insight into how well I really knew and understood her.
- Length: 15 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
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