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At night, while travelling down a dark ravine road, a man bumps into the unsettling Dr Dorrimore.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
4 Stars
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Wistful story about communication in a relationship.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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by Saki
Lady Prowche has trouble putting together a guest list that will ensure her house party is argument-free.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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The story of the Filipino wife of a misogynistic soldier.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
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
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A man sets out to uncover the secrets of the strange natural phenomenon that is the Maelstrom vortex.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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"That tree," he says. "It's looking at me."
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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by Saki
A witty dinner conversation in which Clovis decides it is time his mother thought about getting married.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
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by Saki
An unusually religious Duke gets tired of petty party politics and replaces the members of the Houses of Parliament with Angels.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi, Humor
4 Stars
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A change of life leads to disaster
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
3 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
“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
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Yesterday’s air sucked out, tidied and smoothed for re-use.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
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
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Truda paused at the gate and tried to calm her racing heart.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
He sat on the bench. Their bench. And watched the birds. And remembered.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
He dances maida maida, like a butterfly around the candle.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
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
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
It was Christmas the first time they made love; he said it felt like coming home
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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