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A Dream of Red Hands

A Dream of Red Hands

Bram Stoker | Short Stories Classics
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Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London...

The Burial of the Rats

The Burial of the Rats

Bram Stoker | Short Stories Classics
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"The Burial of the Rats" was first published in the January 26, 1896 and February 2, 1896 issues of Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London) and the Boston Herald (Boston).

Juvenilia – Volume III

Juvenilia – Volume III

Jane Austen | Short Stories Classics
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Perhaps as early as 1787, Austen began to write poems, stories, and plays for her own and her family's amusement. Austen later compiled "fair copies" of these early works into three bound notebooks, now referred to as the "Juvenilia," containing pieces originally written between 1787 and 1793. The...

Juvenilia – Volume II

Juvenilia – Volume II

Jane Austen | Short Stories Classics
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Format: PDF

Perhaps as early as 1787, Austen began to write poems, stories, and plays for her own and her family's amusement. Austen later compiled "fair copies" these early works into three bound notebooks, now referred to as the "Juvenilia," containing pieces originally written between 1787 and 1793. The...

Juvenilia – Volume I

Juvenilia – Volume I

Jane Austen | Short Stories Classics
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Format: PDF

Perhaps as early as 1787, Austen began to write poems, stories, and plays for her own and her family's amusement. Austen later compiled "fair copies" of these early works into three bound notebooks, now referred to as the "Juvenilia," containing pieces originally written between 1787 and 1793...

The Raven

The Raven

Edgar Allan Poe | Short Stories Classics
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"The Raven" is a narrative poem by the American writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe. It was published for the first time on January 29, 1845, in the New York Evening Mirror. Noted for its musicality, stylized language and supernatural atmosphere, it tells of the mysterious visit of a talking raven to...

The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart

Edgar Allan Poe | Short Stories Classics
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"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. It follows an unnamed narrator who insists on his sanity after murdering an old man with a "vulture eye". The murder is carefully calculated, and the murderer hides the body by cutting it into pieces and hiding it...

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe | Short Stories Classics
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"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841. It has been claimed as the first detective story; Poe referred to it as one of his "tales of ratiocination".

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Francis Scott Fitzgerald | Short Stories Classics
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This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain's to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst part at the end. By trying the experiment upon only one man in a perfectly normal world I have scarcely given his idea a fair trial. Several weeks...

A House of Pomegranates

A House of Pomegranates

Oscar Wilde | Short Stories Classics
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A House of Pomegranates is a collection of whimisical short stories by Oscar Wilde. This collections includes the following tales: The Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and his Soul, and The Star-child. Readers of all ages will be delighted by these fanciful tales.