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The Lost Word

The Lost Word

Henry Van Dyke | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2069
Pages: 23

It was such a sleep that fell upon Hermas in the Grove of Daphne. An immeasurable period, an interval of life so blank and empty that he could not tell whether it was long or short, had passed over him when his senses began to stir again. The setting sun was shooting arrows of gold under the...

The Brick Moon and Other Stories

The Brick Moon and Other Stories

Edward Everett Hale | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5917
Pages: 169

I cannot well tell you how much dismay this sight of a footprint in the ground gave me, nor how many sleepless nights it cost me. All the time I was trying to make my mother think that there was no ground for anxiety, and yet all the time I was showing her that I was very anxious. The more I...


Within the Tides

Within the Tides

Joseph Conrad | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4733
Pages: 123

This 1915 volume contains the four short pieces "The Planter of Malata," "The Partner," "The Inn of the Two Witches," and "Because of the Dollars." Throughout, the great Conrad displays his masterly use of the language and his understanding of the human mind and soul.

The Chateau of Prince Polignac

The Chateau of Prince Polignac

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1637
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...

South Sea Tales

South Sea Tales

Jack London | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6264
Pages: 109

Eight good stories by Jack London, about the people and places of the south Pacific in 1908. These powerful stories rank among London's finest, in their trenchant look at imperialism and the exotic. London's grasp of the complicated human motivations for foreign exploration, and the often...


Strength of the Strong and Other Stories

Strength of the Strong and Other Stories

Jack London | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5777
Pages: 97

Jack London is a powerful witness to the political upheavals of the twentieth century and their terrifying contradictions. By turns impoverished laborer, renegade adventurer, war correspondent in Mexico, dedicated socialist, and writer of enormous worldwide popularity, London dramatized his ideas...

O. Henry Memorial Award Stories of 1920

O. Henry Memorial Award Stories of 1920

Various | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 8590
Pages: 275

A collection of O. Henry Memorial Award Stories of 1920 by Various Authors.

The Dolliver Romance

The Dolliver Romance

Nathaniel Hawthorne | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2158
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 Suicide Club and Other Stories

The Suicide Club and Other Stories

Robert Louis Stevenson | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6709
Pages: 210

The book gives an insight into the mind of a teenage boy growing up in the poverty in the 50's and 60's.

Mother

Mother

Owen Wister | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1830
Pages: 20

It was for this reason that we all yearned in our middle-aged way for the tale of love which we expected from young Richard. He, on his part, repeated the hope that by the time his turn to tell a story was reached we should be tired of stories and prefer to spend the evening at the card tables or...

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