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The tree stood at ten, maybe twelve feet tall, but as far as the boy was concerned, it might as well have reached the grainy, spring sky.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
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It was his underneath place, the place where he came to bury his jars.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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It was then, as he was just about to bring his hands flutteringly down, that the most extraordinary smell assailed my nostrils
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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How many people who turn on a light understand the generation of electricity?
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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A long way overhead a jet soared, like a gull on currents of air.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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For my fifteenth birthday, Granddad took me to Brown’s.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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What dark resentments stir in the primitive brain of Frankenstein?
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
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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
5 Stars
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It was Christmas the first time they made love; he said it felt like coming home
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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For seven years, dead girls came to my office.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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Alcoholics, drug addicts, and even cheaters manage to get away, Ian thought. So, why can't I?
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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He dances maida maida, like a butterfly around the candle.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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Yesterday’s air sucked out, tidied and smoothed for re-use.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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It looked just like a parrot cage, only larger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
Top Short Stories
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
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
“Hello, sir. How may I help you?”
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
But when their father was killed, the dynamic of their relationship changed...
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Snow fell steadily in the wild woods of Siberia...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Children
5 Stars
It being the last Thursday of the month, the greatest witch in Ireland had gone to the hairdressers and would not return for another hour
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Children
5 Stars
What would you do if your family preferred a robot over you?
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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