Short Stories
azw3, epub |eng | 2020-02-20 | Author:P. G. Wodehouse

VI By spe­cial re­quest the Doc­tor dropped Char­teris within a hun­dred yards of Merevale’s door. “Good night,” he said. “I don’t sup­pose you will value my ad­vice at all, but ...
( Category: Humorous May 23,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2019-12-23 | Author:Poul Anderson

* * * “You war against the sun­set-glow. The judg­ment fol­lows fast my lord!” quoted Dal­getty. He­ri­ots’ Ford was one of the few po­ems he liked. “Get­ting Ban­croft out of ...
( Category: Anthologies May 23,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2020-03-23 | Author:O. Henry

A Little Talk About Mobs “I see,” re­marked the tall gen­tle­man in the frock coat and black slouch hat, “that an­other street car mo­tor­man in your city has nar­rowly ex­caped ...
( Category: Short Stories May 23,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2020-03-09 | Author:Herman Melville

Benito Cereno In the year 1799, Cap­tain Amasa De­lano, of Duxbury, in Mas­sachusetts, com­mand­ing a large sealer and gen­eral trader, lay at an­chor with a valu­able cargo, in the har­bor ...
( Category: Short Stories May 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-26 | Author:Edwidge Danticat [Danticat, Edwidge]

Neah learned about Leve, the women’s organization, from me. My twenty-hour-a-week work-study job was in Career/Volunteer Services, and one of the first things I saw there on a bulletin board ...
( Category: Cultural Heritage May 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-12 | Author:Richard Ford

Jimmy Green—1992 They were in a taxi, on their way to the American Bar down General Leclerc, to watch the election returns. Rain had begun blowing sideways, three minutes past ...
( Category: Short Stories May 13,2020 )
epub |eng | 2003-11-06 | Author:Fyodor Dostoyevsky [Dostoevsky, Fyodor]

Then we begin to live together happily, go abroad, etc., etc. In short, in the end it seemed vulgar to me myself, and I began to put out my tongue ...
( Category: Short Stories May 13,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-04-27 | Author:Oksana Zabuzhko [Zabuzhko, Oksana]

AN ALBUM FOR GUSTAV TRANSLATED BY NINA MURRAY He: When people ask me what the hardest part was, back during those days on the Maidan—and it’s usually foreigners who ask ...
( Category: Russian May 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 1996-09-30 | Author:Gina Berriault [Berriault, Gina]

At four the following afternoon, the hour of his appointment, Klipspringer, in high, anticipatory spirits, pulled the rope to the side of a small, carven door and set a large ...
( Category: Short Stories May 7,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Nina MacLaughlin [MacLaughlin, Nina]

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( Category: Short Stories May 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-07-28 | Author:Richard Yates [Yates, Richard]

The B.A.R. Man UNTIL HE GOT his name on the police blotter, and in the papers, nobody had ever thought much about John Fallon. He was employed as a clerk ...
( Category: Short Stories May 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-01-14 | Author:Dale Mayer [Mayer, Dale]

Family Blood Ties: Vampire in Denial (Book #1) Chapter 1 Being part vampire played havoc on her love life. Tessa didn’t need her dates for their blood. In fact, she ...
( Category: Short Stories May 5,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2011-11-01 | Author:Ambrose Bierce

An Arrest Having murdered his brother-in-law, Orrin Brower of Kentucky was a fugitive from justice. From the county jail where he had been confined to await his trial he had ...
( Category: Short Stories May 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-16 | Author:Maxim Gorky

THE OUTCASTS I The High Street consists of two rows of one-storeyed hovels, squeezed close one against another; old hovels with leaning walls and crooked windows, with dilapidated roofs, disfigured ...
( Category: Russian May 5,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Judy Penz Sheluk

Lutano’s office was a windowless cubbyhole at the far end of a dank underground hallway. He shut the door behind us and snapped the deadbolt. “Privacy,” he said. “I’m sorry ...
( Category: International Mystery & Crime May 5,2020 )