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A failing writer resorts to desperate measures.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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An investigator is put on the case when a mad philologist steals a new weapon.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An unusual birthday treat.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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A penniless man is bet that he can't survive for a month - starting and ending with nothing but an implausible, but real, £1,000,000 note. Trading Places, Brewster's Millions. . . . .
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
In the window of a dismal 'Toy Emporium' a particularly horrible doll in peach-coloured velvet with leopard-skin accessories fires the imagination of two passing children.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Humorous fable about an honest beggar, a miserly Lady and an infatuated butler.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The misadventures of a group of reluctant soldiers during the American civil war - in many ways, this story anticipates Catch 22.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
When Loona Bimberton pulls off a coup with her celebrated 'Algerian aviator', Mrs Packletide feels compelled to respond.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 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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Not even fame can protect you when the world goes wrong.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: 15
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
Sadly Broke is never silent. As the moon steals behind the Bus Station, not all who populate the new town are asleep.
- Length: 5 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
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