Short Stories eBooks
Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad. Joseph's outsider's eye gave him special insights into the moral dangers of the great age of European empires. In his prefactory note to this volume, Conrad wrote, "Of the five stories in this volume, 'The Lagoon,' the last in order, is the earliest in date.
All three horsemen rode in silence. Old Taras's thoughts were far away: before him passed his youth, his years--the swift-flying years, over which the Cossack always weeps, wishing that his life might be all youth. He wondered whom of his former comrades he should meet at the Setch. He reckoned up how many had already died, how many were still alive.
Tea Time Tales is a collection of short stories and poems that are perfect to read with a cup of tea at that special time of day. A variety of stories and poems that cover a wide range of subjects. Charlotte gives her followers a new format with this bite sized collection.
Sujin is now retired after working at a hotel in Strasborg for thirty years. He has never known romance and believes that a physical characteristic is the reason. He sets off for Thailand to find 'White Magic and a Healing Monk who will help him overcome this and find his love. For once life smiles on him and everything looks set But catastrophe intervenes and ultimately Sujin cannot overcome...
The $30,000 Bequest provides a rare long view of Twain's work, covering virtually his entire career, from "Advice to Young Girls" to the title story, written in 1904. Whether he is probing the dynamics of a marriage in "The $30,000 Bequest," or tapping into the nature of hierarchies of abusive power in "A Dog's Tale,". "The Danger of Lying in Bed," in which Twain argues--complete with...
A modern sequel to the famous Gulliver's Travels, this is a humorous parody of our monetary system. In the original the tiny people of Lilliput carried our pet political beliefs to hilarious absurdity, and in this sequel they do the same to our pet economic beliefs. See how long you can keep a straight face as Gulliver spins his yarn of the quaint economy of Lilliput.
The Piper class carrier was designed for the IGN following the Fifth Frontier War as part of the general rebuilding of the Navy. In keeping with the changed design philosophy, the Pipers are specialized for support of 300 Lance class fighters, with minimal self-defense capability.
Best friends Matt and Theo passed that old, empty house a million times before. Throwing rocks at it was always part of any perfect Saturday. But what they discover on the other side of that fence is not perfect at all. And when they decide to climb it, they'll never be the same again.