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Creatures That Once Were Men

Creatures That Once Were Men

Maxim Gorky | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5674
Pages: 150

From introduction by G.K. Chesterton: Here, in the very act of describing a kind of a fall from humanity, Gorky expresses a sense of the strangeness and essential value of the human being which is far too commonly absent altogether from such complex civilisations as our own.

The Duel and Other Stories

The Duel and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4967
Pages: 162

The Duel is the main and longest story, but I don't really think it was the best. It is the story about a man in the Caucasus and his troubles with his wife and a biologist which culminates in a duel. All the characters are excellently written, and the story was very well done, but the end leaves...


Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 11

Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 11

Guy de Maupassant | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 3326
Pages: 71

Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 11 by Guy de Maupassant.

The Green Flag and Other Tales

The Green Flag and Other Tales

Arthur Conan Doyle | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6359
Pages: 162

Doyle, the English novelist best known for his Sherlock Holmes detective books, also wrote historical novels.

Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Short Stories

Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Short Stories

Maurice Baring | Horror-Gothic
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 13444
Pages: 107

A collections of short stories by English author, Maurice Bearing.


The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

Mark Twain | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6911
Pages: N/A

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...

The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories

The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories

Leo Tolstoy | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6973
Pages: 133

Three great stories offer profound insights into human behavior and motivation. Title story plus "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" and "The Death of Ivan Ilych." Explanatory footnotes. he Kreutzer Sonata is a story that should be required reading for all considering marriage. After hearing the...

The O'Conors of Castle Conor

The O'Conors of Castle Conor

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1556
Pages: 18

We had an excellent run, in which I may make bold to say that I did not acquit myself badly. I stuck very close to the hounds, as did the whole of the O'Conor brood; and when the fellow contrived to earth himself, as he did, I received those compliments on my horse, which is the most approved...


The Stories of the Three Burglars

The Stories of the Three Burglars

Frank R. Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2592
Pages: 61

But I had business to attend to before I could go upstairs. In thinking over and arranging this plan for the capture of burglars, I had carefully considered its various processes, and had provided against all the contingencies I could think of; therefore I was not now obliged to deliberate what I...

Two Unforgiving and Condemned Men

Two Unforgiving and Condemned Men

Dona Hatherley | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2527
Pages: 8

Dreams do come true even though we pray that they will not.

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