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The Chateau of Prince Polignac

The Chateau of Prince Polignac

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 20

But few towns, merely as towns, can be better worth visiting. In the first place, the volcanic formation of the ground on which it stands is not only singular in the extreme, so as to be interesting to the geologist, but it is so picturesque as to be equally gratifying to the general tourist...

The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5209
Pages: 152

The Chorus Girl, Verotchka, My Life, At a Country House, A Father, On the Road, Rothschild's Fiddle, Ivan Matveyitch, Zinotchka, Bad Weather, A Gentleman, Friend A Trivial Incident.


The Courtship of Susan Bell

The Courtship of Susan Bell

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2151
Pages: 32

It was at the end of the second month when Aaron took another step in advance--a perilous step. Sometimes on evenings he still went on with his drawing for an hour or so; but during three or four evenings he never asked any one to look at what he was doing. On one Friday he sat over his work till...

The Dance of Death

The Dance of Death

Gustave Flaubert | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1819
Pages: 9

Gustave Flaubert was born in Rouen in 1821. As a writer Flaubert was a perfectionist, who did not make a distinction between a beautiful or ugly subject: all was in the style. The idea, he argued, only exists by virtue of its form - its elements included the perfect word, cunningly contrived and...

The Darling and Other Stories

The Darling and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5192
Pages: 152

The Darling, Ariadne, Polinka, Anyuta, The Two Volodyas, The Trousseau, The Helpmate, Talent, An Artist's Story, Three Years.


The Dolliver Romance

The Dolliver Romance

Nathaniel Hawthorne | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2160
Pages: 33

The Dolliver Romance was the work that Nathaniel Hawthorne was working on at the time of his death. Hawthorne began working on it in 1858 after returning to the US from England, but put it aside for his Marble Faun. He began working on it again in 1861, as the Civil War started, and was still...

The Door in the Wall and Other Stories

The Door in the Wall and Other Stories

H. G. Wells | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5620
Pages: 92

The Door in the Wall is the story of a promising public figure used up by his job and obsessed by a vision of an enchanted garden he had known as a child. It is a tale all of us know, the attempt to recover a period when our lives were simpler and complications lay far in the future.

The Duel and Other Stories

The Duel and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4970
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...


The Faith of Men and Other Stories

The Faith of Men and Other Stories

Jack London | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 97

A short story collection first published in 1904. A Relic of the Pliocene, A Hyperborean Brew, The Faith of Men, Too Much Gold, The One Thousand Dozen,The Marriage of Lit-Lit, Batard, The Story of Jees Uck.

The Four Million

The Four Million

O. Henry | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5856
Pages: 121

William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) was the most popular short story writer of his time. His stories typically revolved around two of his favorite themes, the situation of the impostor and fate as the one unavoidable reality of life. Another device he used was the surprise ending, usually coming...

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