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Tales of Unrest

Tales of Unrest

Joseph Conrad | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4733
Pages: 111

Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad. Joseph's outsider's eye gave him special insights into the moral dangers of the great age of European empires. In his prefactory note to this volume, Conrad wrote, "Of the five stories in this volume, 'The Lagoon,' the last in order, is the earliest in date.

Taras Bulba and Other Tales

Taras Bulba and Other Tales

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5841
Pages: 204

All three horsemen rode in silence. Old Taras's thoughts were far away: before him passed his youth, his years--the swift-flying years, over which the Cossack always weeps, wishing that his life might be all youth. He wondered whom of his former comrades he should meet at the Setch. He reckoned up...


The Angel and the Author

The Angel and the Author

Jerome K. Jerome | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5256
Pages: 101

The adventures of an author as she confronts her guardian angel. Jerome does a wonderful job of sharing the thoughts and feelings of a young writer in London during the late 19th century.

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
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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 Answer

The Answer

Henry Beam Piper | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1889
Pages: 11

The Piper class carrier was designed for the IGN following the Fifth Frontier War as part of the general rebuilding of the Navy. In keeping with the changed design philosophy, the Pipers are specialized for support of 300 Lance class fighters, with minimal self-defense capability.


The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales

The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales

Frank R. Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4302
Pages: 108

The Bee-Man lives in a small hut in the countryside that has been so covered over by the honeycomb of his friends the bees that it resembles more of a hive. He's happy there, but is instantly alarmed by the arrival of a young Sorcerer, who informs him that his strange way of living has come about...

The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories

The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories

Bret Harte | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 3441
Pages: 129

Bret Harte's witty, sometimes heart-rending tales of frontier California, earned him acclaim during the 1860s as the new prophet of American letters. His books, The Luck of Roaring Camp, The Outcasts of Poker Flat and M'liss, helped establish the foundations of western American fiction.

The Best British Short Stories of 1922

The Best British Short Stories of 1922

Edward J. O'Brien and John Cournos, editors | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 8994
Pages: 251

The Best British Short Stories of 1922 edited by E. J. O'Brien and J. Cournos.


The Best Ghost Stories

The Best Ghost Stories

Various | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 9573
Pages: 164

The Best Ghost Stories by Various authors.

The Best Mystery and Detective Stories

The Best Mystery and Detective Stories

Julian Hawthorne | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 9744
Pages: 217

The Best Mystery and Detective Stories edited by Julian Hawthorne.

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