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A Modern Cinderella and Other Stories

A Modern Cinderella and Other Stories

Louisa May Alcott | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 45535
Pages: 81

This compilation includes stories such as: "Flower Fables," "Hospital Sketches," "Eight Cousins," "Jack and Jill," and "A Garland for Little Girls."

A Mountain Woman and Other Stories

A Mountain Woman and Other Stories

Elia W. Peattie | Short Stories
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Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 24759
Pages: 88

These short stories portray rustic American life during the late 1800's.


A Set of Six

A Set of Six

Joseph Conrad | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 21 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 28908
Pages: 169

These six stories, all based in truth, include: "Gaspar Ruiz," "The Informer," "The Brute," "An Anarchist," "The Duel," and "Il Conde."

A Simple Soul

A Simple Soul

Gustave Flaubert | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 39 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 23648
Pages: 30

Like every other woman, she had had an affair of the heart. Her father, who was a mason, was killed by falling from a scaffolding. Then her mother died and her sisters went their different ways; a farmer took her in, and while she was quite small, let her keep cows in the fields. She was clad in...

Aaron Trow

Aaron Trow

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 8 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5266
Pages: 22

And then a day came in which an attempt was made by a large body of convicts, under his leadership, to get the better of the officers of the prison. It is hardly necessary to say that the attempt failed. Such attempts always fail. It failed on this occasion signally, and Trow, with two other men...


Tales of the Argonauts

Tales of the Argonauts

Bret Harte | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4814
Pages: 132

After the form was locked up, Wan Lee took advantage of Webster's absence to remove the quotation, and substitute a thin piece of lead, of the same size as the type, engraved with Chinese characters, making a sentence, which, I had reason to believe, was an utter and abject confession of the...

The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales

The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales

Arthur Conan Doyle | Short Stories
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Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6254
Pages: 156

From the first moment of their conversation a horrible misgiving had come over me. It seemed more than confirmed as I gazed at what lay before me. It was a little square box made of some dark wood, and ribbed with brass. I suppose it was about the size of a cubic foot. It reminded me of a...

Buttered Side Down: Stories

Buttered Side Down: Stories

Edna Ferber | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 1 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6566
Pages: 100

Buttered Side Down, Stories by Edna Ferber. Author of "Dawn O'Hara."


Master and Man

Master and Man

Leo Tolstoy | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4415
Pages: 43

"Master and Man" is the story of the merchant Brekhunov and his servant Nikita as they set out for a neighbouring town in atrocious winter conditions. They get lost and thereafter battle for survival against the elements. Will they make it and will their fight result in a new outlook on life?

Stories by English Authors: Orient

Stories by English Authors: Orient

Various | Short Stories
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Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4291
Pages: 94

Includes tales by Rudyard Kipling, Miss Mitford, R.K. Douglas, Mary Beaumont, Morley Roberts, and Netta Syrett.

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