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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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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
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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: 4420
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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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4291
Pages: 94

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


The Lady or the Tiger?

The Lady or the Tiger?

Frank R. Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2112
Pages: 7

Thonias Hewlings Stockton, clergyman, wrote fantastic tales for children under the pen name Frank R. Stockton. He also wrote books for adults. Among his amusing books for children Rudder Grange is the best known. The Lady and the Tiger is one of his most popular works.

Creatures That Once Were Men

Creatures That Once Were Men

Maxim Gorky | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5676
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: 4971
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: 3331
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: 6366
Pages: 162

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

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