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Witty reworking of the Aesop-style fable.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
Witty and insightful tale of a memorable day in the life of a determined child.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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When Max was killed and buried and a shallow grave, he thought his troubles would be over. He was wrong. He’s just realized he’s a vampire, and he sucks at it.
- Length: 45 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 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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A sort of 19th century American Psycho. More obviously humorous and satirical - but equally grim.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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by Saki
Socialist principles come in conflict with the demands of high society.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
It is said that when a Cernogratz dies in the family castle, the wolves in the forest howl all night long ... but Baroness Gruebel, new owner of Cernogratz castle, is sceptical.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
At an extended house party everyone gets along splendidly with one another - except a certain Mrs. Pentherby.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
A family receive a visit from a newly wealthy relation - a man they had previously shunned due to his notorious character flaw.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
On a visit to the zoo, an aunt and her niece discuss to what extent animals are fooled by the illusion of a natural habitat - and soon spot some parallels with their own lives.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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
5 Stars
Dear Mrs. Machiavelli: My reason for this letter is to relay an incident that occurred with your boy, Niccolò, today in class.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
When Max was killed and buried and a shallow grave, he thought his troubles would be over. He was wrong. He’s just realized he’s a vampire, and he sucks at it.
- Length: 45 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
I needed to find out what was happening. I hobbled over to the bathroom blindly, using my sense of smell to guide me, and stared at the mirror. Though my vision was hazy, what reflected back at me was undeniable. I was a dog.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
“Hello, sir. How may I help you?”
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Simon cried and cried, but the textbooks say you’ve got to let them.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
For stories feed on stories...
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Just cuz a crustacean can talk don't make him magic! A children's story for adults.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
It looked just like a parrot cage, only larger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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