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A Confederate soldier carries a locket around his neck.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A bored middle-aged adulterer picks up a young married woman little expecting the great love that will develop.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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
5 Stars
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Virtually unprompted, Ellen - the lady's maid - reveals her history, habits and beliefs to a tired visitor.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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By a stagnant lagoon, as his love lies dying, Arsat tells the story of their meeting and the price he had to pay to be with her.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 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
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An orphan child is born into an all-male community of low lives - acting as the catalyst for some radical changes.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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In the midst of a fearsome storm, a sceptic is confronted by a passionate salesman.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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It is not Pneumonia alone that is killing Johnsy - for some reason, she has resigned herself to death.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The inhabitants of Sleepy Hollow include Ichabod, the lovely Katrina and very possibly a headless ghost.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 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