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The Nightingale and the Rose

The Nightingale and the Rose

Oscar Wilde | Short Stories Classics
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A nightingale overhears a student complaining that his professor's daughter will not dance with him, as he is unable to give her a red rose. The nightingale visits all the rose-trees in the garden, and one of the white roses tell her that there's a way to produce a red rose, but only if the...

The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

Oscar Wilde | Short Stories Classics
Rating:     Rated: 7 times
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The Canterville Ghost is a popular 1887 novella by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage. “The Canterville Ghost” is a parody featuring a dramatic spirit named Sir Simon and the United States minister (ambassador) to the Court of St. James's, Hiram B. Otis. Mr. Otis travels to...

Best Short Stories

Best Short Stories

Various | Short Stories Classics
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A compilation of jokes.

Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 7

Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 7

Guy de Maupassant | Short Stories Classics
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Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 7 by Guy de Maupassant.

Fantastic Fables

Fantastic Fables

Ambrose Bierce | Short Stories Classics
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It is the story of a monk and how he fell in love with the hangman's daughter and how the daughter fell in love with someone else.

One Basket

One Basket

Edna Ferber | Short Stories Classics
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This was Orville Platt's method of attack: first, he chipped off the top, neatly. Then he bent forward and subjected it to a passionate and relentless scrutiny. Straightening--preparatory to plunging his spoon therein--he flapped his right elbow. It wasn't exactly a flap; it was a pass between a...

An Unprotected Female at the Pyramids

An Unprotected Female at the Pyramids

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories Classics
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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.

Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 2

Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 2

Guy de Maupassant | Short Stories Classics
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Maupassant's Short Stories Vol. 2 by Guy de Maupassant.

Back to God's Country and Other Stories

Back to God's Country and Other Stories

James Oliver Curwood | Short Stories Classics
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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...

Complete Tales and Poems

Complete Tales and Poems

Edgar Allan Poe | Short Stories Classics
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Poe combines horror, mystery, and science fiction to create 73 short stories and poems.