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Master and Man

Master and Man

Leo Tolstoy | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4416
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: 2111
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: 6365
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: 13447
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
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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: 6983
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...

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