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by Saki
Frankly, Framton Nuttel doubted whether these formal visits on a succession of total strangers would do much towards helping his nerve cure.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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People aren’t as good at dying as you might think.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Sci-Fi
3 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
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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Creeping paranoia becomes something altogether more sinister, but is it madness or has he discovered a plot that threatens humanity.
- Length: 27 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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There was always something magical about the last day of school before the summer holidays. I am sure you remember the sensation yourself.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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Two reclusive, retired ship's Captains decide to celebrate Christmas for the first time in years.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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The tree stood at ten, maybe twelve feet tall, but as far as the boy was concerned, it might as well have reached the grainy, spring sky.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
3 Stars
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I deliberately shot to death Laurence Connaught. So they mean to execute me. Especially because Laurence Connaught had saved my life.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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Foraminifera 9 is bored, bored, bored - and what better way to relieve boredom than a trip back in time?
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
4 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
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Humor
5 Stars
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
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
Today was her birthday – sixty-six years old going on ninety – and she was spending it the same way she had spent every other day except Sunday for the past thirty-two years.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Ed slammed through the front door and looked wildly around the tavern. “Quick! What year is this?”
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
Twenty years after the death of his only pet, Jonah found himself wondering how he may share some similarities with the disgusting, stupid-looking creature his parents gifted him.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
The world to Kieran Gilchrist had never made complete sense, even more so when he found his mum and dad stone-cold dead in their bed one rainy morning.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Melissa believed the human race could be divided into two groups. Those who have an innate desire to explore, and those who are anchored to a specific place from birth until death.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Aside from that Glaswegian Friend of the Earth, Dougie Macleod didn’t have a lot of time for the other men on the rig. He kept his head down and got his work done.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
When I was younger I fell in love with a performance artist. During these last decades, the interest in this particular performance art has drastically decreased.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre:
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It was Zach's idea to start a Beatles cover band in high school. Zach, you see, was a dead ringer for Paul McCartney.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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