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A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories

A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories

Frank | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 21116
Pages: 109

But the madness was upon him none the less, and it rode and roweled him like a hag from dawn to dark and from dark to dawn again, till in his complete loneliness, in the isolation of that simple, primitive life, where no congenial mind relieved the monotony by so much as a word, morbid, hounded...

An Unprotected Female at the Pyramids

An Unprotected Female at the Pyramids

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4751
Pages: 26

Now Mrs. Damer was soft-hearted, and also somewhat old-fashioned. She did not conceive any violent affection for Miss Dawkins, but she told her daughter that "the single lady by herself was a very nice young woman, and that it was a thousand pities she should have to go about so much alone like.


Back to God's Country and Other Stories

Back to God's Country and Other Stories

James Oliver Curwood | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 8933
Pages: 136

Most of Curwood's stories were adventure tales set in the Canadian North, where the author spent much of his time. During the 1920s his books were among the most popular in North America, and many were made into movies. The River's End was the first book to sell more than 100,000 copies in its...

Beasts and Super-Beasts

Beasts and Super-Beasts

H. H. Munro (Saki) | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 9 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 9076
Pages: 152

Beasts and Super-Beasts - This book is by H. H. Munro

Beauty and the Beast, and Tales from Home

Beauty and the Beast, and Tales from Home

Bayard Taylor | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 10384
Pages: 174

Nevertheless, Prince Alexis was no longer the same man; his giant strength and furious appetite were broken. He was ever ready, as formerly, for the chase and the drinking-bout; but his jovial mood no longer grew into a crisis which only utter physical exhaustion or the stupidity of drunkenness...


Best Russian Short Stories

Best Russian Short Stories

Various | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 17 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 21778
Pages: 230

A selection of works by Russian authors such as: A. S. Pushkin, N.V. Gogol, I.S. Turgenev, F.M. Dostoyevsky, L.N. Tolstoy, M.Y. Saltykov, and A.P. Chekhov.

Cabbages and Kings

Cabbages and Kings

O. Henry | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 7602
Pages: 137

These loosely related tales of scamps and underdogs in an unstable Central American republic contain some clever images, as well as some dated, derogatory language. Lloyd James navigates this murky area admirably, de-emphasizing the crude name-calling by voicing it largely without malice. He...

Cattle Brands

Cattle Brands

Tom Hayes | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6635
Pages: 129

Drifting North; Seigerman's Per Cent; Bad Medicine; A Winter Round-up; A College Vagabond; The Double Trail; Rangering; At Comanche Ford; Around the Spade Wagon; The Ransom of Don Ramon Mora; The Passing of Peg-Leg; In the Hands of His Friends; A Question of Possession; and The Story of a Poker...


Chronicles of Clovis

Chronicles of Clovis

H. H. Munro (Saki) | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 8921
Pages: 126

These short stories constitute some of the best in the English language. They have quite a range in tone, from the extreamely humorous Unrest Cure to the mystery of Sredni Vashtar. Only The Easter Egg diappoints. Written in an Edwardian prose that never disappoints, read it like it was one of...

Castles in the Air

Castles in the Air

Baroness Orczy | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 16493
Pages: 143

A collection of short stories set during the Napoleonic era, focuses on the adventures and misadventures of Parisian Police Agent, Hector Ratichon.

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