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Children Of The Frost

  [english | 1920]  

Jack London


Summary: [Tales from the Klondike.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 419

Chippings With A Chisel

  [english | 1837]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [Chippings With A Chisel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. CHIPPINGS WITH A CHISEL by Nathaniel Hawthorne Passing a summer several years since at Edgartown on the island of Martha s Vineyard I became acquainted with a certain carver of tombstones who had travelled and voyaged thither from the interior of Massachusetts in search of professional employment. The speculation had turned out so successful that my ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 422

Choices

  [english | 2007]  

Lindsay Brambles


Summary: [I think that this book is a very good read for anyone looking for a short SF story following up on the events at obsidian in the novel In darkness Bound. The way that the gender of the captian is never revealed and even at the end it is left to the speculation of the reader is one of the ways that this tale kept me wanting to read more.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 237

Christbaum Und Hochzeit

  [german | 1917]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Excerpts: [... gefiel mir sehr, aber die andere Feier war noch sch??ner. Ich wei?๗ nicht warum, doch als ich die Hochzeit sah, mu?๗te ich an die Christbaumfeier ...... der Herr, nur um ihn zu streicheln. Au?๗er dieser Gestalt, die am Familiengl??ck des Hausherrn (dieser hatte ??brigens sechs wohlgen??hrte kleine S??hne) ...... bewundert hatte, in einen kleinen Salon zur??ck, der ganz leer war, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 257

Christian Gellerts Last Christmas

  [english | 1869]  

Berthold Auerbach


Summary: [A Christmas short-story extracted from German Tales.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 134

Christmas Banquet

  [english | 1844]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [The Christmas Banquet by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Christmas Banquet by Nathaniel Hawthorne We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently available. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 453

Chronalgia

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... also the seat of human memory and, therefore, our primary connection to time. To attack the structure, I'll be performing my own modified version of ...... route and give myself 1g of cephalosporin intravenously one hour before making the first incision. I follow this immediately with 10 mg dexamethasone IV, ...... won't notice the bottles missing until it's too late. Since the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 197

Cinq Nouvelles Extraordinaires

  [french | 1924]  

Gustave Le Rouge


Summary: [Ces cinq nouvelles extraordinaires nous font vivre cinq expriences o les diffrents protagonistes ctoient tour tour la ralit le rve ou le cauchemar sans que nous ne sachions laquelle des trois situations est en train de vivre le personnage. Spectre seul - Je regarde un homme solitaire et je me rends compte que jarrive lire en lui... Notre-Dame la Guillotine - En pleine rvolte des Pauvres Gorgius ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 147

Circes Palace

  [english | 1853]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Excerpts: [... had ever sailed. This misfortune was entirely owing to the foolish curiosity of his shipmates, who, while Ulysses lay asleep, had untied some very bulky ...... over and over again. As often as Ulysses moved forward, however, the bird showed the greatest alarm, and did its best to drive him back, with the anxious ...... sorrow, and repeated its plaintive note of Peep, peep, pe-weep! ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 266

Circle Of Flight

  [english | 1953]  

Richard Stockham


Summary: [Thorus the vengeful had determined his way. Aria the healer had determined her way. Which determined this classic meeting of the twain.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 47

Circus Fists

  [english | 1931]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Summary: [Circus by Alan Nourse. Circus by Alan Nourse We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently available. ]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 119

Citadel

  [english | 1955]  

Algis Budrys


Summary: [He was looking for a privacy his strange personality needed. And never quite seemed to achieve it. All his efforts were somehow great triumphs of the race and great failures for him!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 312

Clair De Lune

  [french | 1883]  

Guy De Maupassant


Summary: [Portraits in Moonlight is a collection of stories by American author Carl Jacobi. It was released in 1964 by Arkham House in an edition of 1987 copies and was the authors second collection published by Arkham House. Half of the stories had originally appeared in the magazine Weird Tales.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 6

Claire Militch

  [french | 1883]  

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev


Summary: [Lorsque Jacques Aratov jeune homme taciturne et solitaire fait la connaissance de lactrice Claire Militch il reste indiffrent son charme et plus tard son implicite dclaration. En apparence du moins... La nouvelle de la mort de la jeune femme qui sest suicide provoque lorsquil lapprend quelques mois plus tard le trouble dans son esprit... Et si la jeune femme stait donn la mort suite une ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 246

Claude Gueux

  [french | 1834]  

Victor Hugo


Summary: [Claude Gueux condamn de la prison pour le vol dun pain se retrouve perscut par un gardien de prison. La seule issue que trouve Claude Gueux cette injustice est le meurtre de cet homme...Victor Hugo sest dj engag dans le combat contre la peine de mort dans un roman prcdent Les Derniers Jours dun condamn mort. Cest en lisant dans la gazette des tribunaux le procs de Claude Gueux que Victor Hugo ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 312

Clean Break

  [english | 1953]  

Roger Aycock


Summary: [A veteran veterinarian might have vamoosed?but Watts had to help any sick animal....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 355

Code Three

  [english | 1963]  

Raphael Rick


Summary: [The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure (formerly the Sturgis Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure by Alice Sturgis) is a book of rules of order. It is the second most popular parliamentary authority in the United States after Roberts Rules of Order. It was first published in 1950. Following the death of the original author in 1988 the third (1988) and fourth (2001) editions of this work ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 385

Cogito Ergo Sum

  [english | 1954]  

John Foster West


Summary: [A warped instant in Space--and two egos are separated from their bodies and lost in a lonely abyss.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 260

Collectivum

  [english | 1953]  

Mike Lewis


Summary: [The Oren were one and their strength was legion. They had it all figured out in their own parasitical cold-blooded way. But theyd neglected one she-cat of a girl....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 183

Collectors Item

  [english | 1954]  

Evelyn Smith


Summary: [Being trapped in the steaming h--l of Venus is no excuse for forgetting ones manners--but anyone abducted marooned tricked kept from tea might well crack under the strain!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 306
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