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As his daughter prepares for university and his wife adjusts to the change, a man finds a snapped plastic bracket in the downstairs machine. Contains strong language.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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Returing home with a copy of Lethal Weapon IV under one arm, Katherine is surprised to find her sister waiting in the living room - especially since she has been dead for eight years.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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Very short story.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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Scary bedtime story about a mother and daughter's night-time journey home.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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While a search for a missing child goes on, a father travels to pick up his daughter from the airport. Contains adult subject matter.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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The story of how one father experiences the pain of his son's suicide.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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A disillusioned look at life following futher education.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A woman prepares to deal with life without her partner.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A son's eye view of his father's gambling and their relationship.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Alternately funny and sad but ultimately heartwarming: a boy's experiences on Christmas Eve illustrate the harsh realities of his life.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Twisted coming of age tale. A young boy is persecuted by his brothers, sister and ungrateful father. Contains adult language.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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A old man adjusts to life after the death of his wife from cancer.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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A tale set in a fairground that will strike a chord with anyone who has siblings.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A short piece of lyrical prose.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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Touching story in which two immigrants are brought together by a broken lift.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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