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Mr Three-And-A-Half - Gareth Stokes

Mr Three-And-A-HalfGareth Stokes

Précis:Simon, also known as Mr. 3½ - though the latter was not his preferred choice of name - worked as a junior salesman in a typical office environment, one governed by the irresistible yet somewhat flighty manageress, Mandi. And an offic… more

Mr Three-And-A-Half
Gareth Stokes
Saki - The Seventh Pullet - Saki (H. H. Munro)

Saki - The Seventh PulletSaki (H. H. Munro)

Another comic masterpiece short story by Saki.

Saki - The Seventh Pullet
Saki (H. H. Munro)
Shamrock Eden Publishing , English
Red, White, Blue Socks. Part Second - Sarah L. Barrow

Red, White, Blue Socks. Part SecondSarah L. Barrow

TUESDAY morning dawned “as clear as a bell,” as an old lady once said, and the Dashahed Zouaves, if not exactly up with the sun, were awake and stirring at a much earlier hour than usual; and after a rather more careful washing and brushing… more

Red, White, Blue Socks. Part Second
Sarah L. Barrow
The Call - Karen Stone

The CallKaren Stone

Micro fiction.

The Call
Karen Stone
Cash for Life - Andrew Ferrier

Cash for LifeAndrew Ferrier

A fictional short story. The State of Illinois has a new lottery game, “Cash for Life.” The longer you live the more you get. The winner, A.J., does not realize is it is all part of money making scheme by the State where the winner does not… more

Cash for Life
Andrew Ferrier
A Leaf in the Storm - Ouida

A Leaf in the StormOuida

Contents:A DOG OF FLANDERSA BRANCH OF LILACA PROVENCE ROSEA LEAF IN THE STORM****an selection from the beginning of the first story:A LEAF IN THE STORM.I.The Berceau de Dieu was a little village in the valley of the Seine.As a lark drops it… more

A Leaf in the Storm
Oak Grove , English
Stanford Stories : Tales of ... - Charles K. Field, William He...

Stanford Stories : Tales of ...Charles K. Field, William He...

Stanford StoriesTales of a Young University author: Charles K. Fieldco-author: William Henry Irwinpublished: 1900language: Englishgenres: Short Story Collection, Fiction and LiteratureThese are stories of the University as it was before the… more

Stanford Stories : Tales of a Young University (ILLUSTRATED)
Charles K. Field, William Henry Irwin
Anton Chekhov: Verotchka - Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov: VerotchkaAnton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov’s short story, “Verotchka” was originally published in 1887. Constance Garnett’s translation was published in 1920 in a collection titled, “The Chorus Girl and Other Stories.”

Anton Chekhov: Verotchka
Anton Chekhov
Allusion Books , English
Araby - James Joyce - James Joyce

Araby - James JoyceJames Joyce

A short story from James Joyce’s Dubliners. The unnamed protagonist in “Araby” is a boy who is just starting to come into his sexual identity. Through his first-person narration, we are immersed at the start of the story in the drab life th… more

Araby - James Joyce
James Joyce
Shamrock Eden Publishing
Saki - The Boar-Pig - Saki (H. H. Munro)

Saki - The Boar-PigSaki (H. H. Munro)

Another comic masterpiece of a short story by Saki.

Saki - The Boar-Pig
Saki (H. H. Munro)
Shamrock Eden Publishing , English
The Man Who Found the Truth - Leonid Andreyev

The Man Who Found the TruthLeonid Andreyev

Leonid Andreyev (1871-1919), a Russian playwright and short-story writer, led the Expressionist movement in Russian literature. After he was discovered by Maxim Gorky, and his stories began appearing in the Moscow Courier, his literary care… more

The Man Who Found the Truth
Leonid Andreyev
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Francis Scott Fitzgerald

The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonFrancis Scott Fitzgerald

This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain’s to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst part at the end. By trying the experiment upon only one man in a perfectly normal world I ha… more

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Francis Scott Fitzgerald
The Only Survivor - Christopher Hebblethwaite

The Only SurvivorChristopher Hebblethwaite

The Only Survivor is a short story that follows a boy called Ben. Ben and his parents where held captive by a worldwide famous serial killer known as The Clown who broadcasts his killings on the internet. Having survived The Clown, Ben now … more

The Only Survivor
Christopher Hebblethwaite
Sac-Au-Dos - Joris Karl Huysmans

Sac-Au-DosJoris Karl Huysmans

Joris-Karl Huysmans (Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans 1848-1907) was a French novelist. This is one of his short stories. It was first published in a collection called “Soirees de Medan.” Sac-au-dos means, literally, “pack-a-back.’

Joris Karl Huysmans
Irregular Brethren - H Bedford Jones

Irregular BrethrenH Bedford Jones

an excerpt from the beginning of the story: They called me “consul,” but I was really nothing but a consular agent here at Aru Taping, the new oil-station on the east coast of Borneo. The Dutch Oil Company, one of the largest in the world, … more

Irregular Brethren
H Bedford Jones
Evergreen Review, Inc. , English
The Devil and Tom Walker - Washington Irving

The Devil and Tom WalkerWashington Irving

an excerpt from the beginning of the story: A few miles from Boston, in Massachusetts, there is a deep inlet winding several miles into the interior of the country from Charles Bay, and terminating in a thickly wooded swamp or morass. On on… more

The Devil and Tom Walker
Washington Irving
Evergreen Review, Inc. , English
Saki - The Blind Spot - Saki (H. H. Munro)

Saki - The Blind SpotSaki (H. H. Munro)

A comic masterpiece of a short story by Saki.

Saki - The Blind Spot
Saki (H. H. Munro)
Shamrock Eden Publishing , English
Flappers and Philosophers - Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Flappers and PhilosophersFrancis Scott Fitzgerald

I This unlikely story begins on a sea that was a blue dream, as colorful as blue-silk stockings, and beneath a sky as blue as the irises of children’s eyes. From the western half of the sky the sun was shying little golden disks at the sea … more

Flappers and Philosophers
Francis Scott Fitzgerald
pubOne.info , English