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A Simple Soul

A Simple Soul

Gustave Flaubert | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 23684
Pages: 30

Like every other woman, she had had an affair of the heart. Her father, who was a mason, was killed by falling from a scaffolding. Then her mother died and her sisters went their different ways; a farmer took her in, and while she was quite small, let her keep cows in the fields. She was clad in...

Aaron Trow

Aaron Trow

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 8 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5272
Pages: 22

And then a day came in which an attempt was made by a large body of convicts, under his leadership, to get the better of the officers of the prison. It is hardly necessary to say that the attempt failed. Such attempts always fail. It failed on this occasion signally, and Trow, with two other men...


An Old Woman's Tale

An Old Woman's Tale

Nathaniel Hawthorne | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 7967
Pages: 8

An Old Woman's Tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories

A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories

Frank | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 25 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 21148
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: 4756
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.

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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: 8939
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: 9092
Pages: 152

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

Best Russian Short Stories

Best Russian Short Stories

Various | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 17 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 21899
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: 7614
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: 6640
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...

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