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The Relics of General Chasse

The Relics of General Chasse

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1514
Pages: 18

At last I entered the bedchamber of the general, and there I overtook my friend. He was inspecting, with much attention, an article of the great man's wardrobe which he held in his hand. It was precisely that virile habiliment to which a well-known gallant captain alludes in his conversation with...

The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories

The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories

Frank R. Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4201
Pages: 105

On went the baker, his head bowed on his breast, the sun shining like tawdry brass, the snow glistening like a slimy, evil thing. He knew not where he was going; he knew not what he intended to do, but on he went.


The Schoolmaster and Other Stories

The Schoolmaster and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6032
Pages: 143

The Schoolmaster and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov.

The Snow Image and Other Stories

The Snow Image and Other Stories

Nathaniel Hawthorne | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2754
Pages: 69

I do believe," said he, soberly, "or, at least, I could believe, if I chose, that there is a devil in this pile of blotted papers. You have read them, and know what I mean,--that conception in which I endeavored to embody the character of a fiend, -- "The Devil in Manuscript".

The Soul of Nicholas Snyders

The Soul of Nicholas Snyders

Jerome K. Jerome | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1490
Pages: 15

Once upon a time in Zandam, which is by the Zuider Zee, there lived a wicked man named Nicholas Snyders. He was mean and hard and cruel, and loved but one thing in the world, and that was gold. And even that not for its own sake. He loved the power gold gave him--the power to tyrannize and to...


The Stories of the Three Burglars

The Stories of the Three Burglars

Frank R. Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2592
Pages: 61

But I had business to attend to before I could go upstairs. In thinking over and arranging this plan for the capture of burglars, I had carefully considered its various processes, and had provided against all the contingencies I could think of; therefore I was not now obliged to deliberate what I...

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: 6711
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.

The Toys of Peace and Other Stories

The Toys of Peace and Other Stories

H. H. Munro (Saki) | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6148
Pages: 137

The Toys of Peace and Other Stories by Munro (Saki) is by H. H. Munro (Saki)


The Troll Garden and Selected Stories

The Troll Garden and Selected Stories

Willa Cather | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5471
Pages: 165

Willa Cather was born in Virginia in 1873 and moved with her family to live in Webster County at the age of nine. After graduating from Red Cloud High School in 1890, she attended the university in Lincoln, Nebraska for five years, then moved to the east coast for the remainder of her life. She...

The Witch and other Stories

The Witch and other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 7852
Pages: 163

It is a wonderful tale of a man who thinks his wife is a witch. She actually is. It's comical. But then the comedy turns bad when you see how miserable they are.

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