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Upper and working class collide as young Laura's family throw a lavish garden party.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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Portrait of an old lady deeply affected by the death of her grandson.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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As Bertha Young turns the corner of her street she is overcome by a feeling of bliss. Subtle tale of the events surrounding a couple's dinner party.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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An older woman goes for a walk in the park.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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A day in the life of the inhabitants of Crescent Bay.
- Length: 39 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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Two sisters readjust their lives following the death of their father.
- Length: 23 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A man prepares to propose to a woman he considers hopelessly out of his league.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A coulple are left in charge of a difficult young girl while her mother visits a Casino.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A portrait of a couple's post-divorce relationship as a lawyer visits his ex-wife and their two children.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A young girl is sent off on a voyage with her grandmother.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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With a mixture of excitement and trepidation, a country girl newly arrived in the city attends her first ball.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A music teacher takes a singing class soon after receiving a terrible letter.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A man waits for his wife to disembark the ship she has returned on after ten months in Europe.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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A literary sketch of a bank holiday fair.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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After another hard day's work at the office, an aging man reflects on the state of his family.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- 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
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
"I love you, Martha, but you break things. You're breaking us."
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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