Short Story Books

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A Box Of Dead Roses

  [english | ]  

Ethel Mills


Summary: [A beautiful story of an elderly Australian woman reflecting on her marriage.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 116

A Brace Of Boys

  [english | 1867]  

Fitz Hugh Ludlow


Summary: [A Brace Of Boys 1867 From Little Brother by Fitz Hugh Ludlow. A Brace Of Boys - 1867 From]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 462

A Broadway Villon

  [english | 1906]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... behind which the horizon glowed in a brilliant, translucent mass of cloud. McCartney swung his thin legs clear of the bed and fumbled with his left hand ...... My poor Isabeau. I envy you-creature perfect in symmetry, perfect in feeling.. The cat rubbed her head against the buttons of his coat. ...... bier mit us.. Three teamsters, a card-sharp, a porter, two cabbies, and a dozen ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 490

A Difficult Problem

  [english | 1900]  

Anna Katharine Green


Summary: [Run-of-the-mill detection in which a murderer is tracked down by the unnamed narrator in record time. No surprises here.]
Genres: [short story | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 235

A Drift From Redwood Camp

  [english | ]  

Bret Harte


Summary: [Good short story. Didnt like his style though...]
Genres: [western | short storyDownloads: 36

A Feast Of Demons

  [english | 1958]  

William Douglas Morrison


Summary: [If you want my opinion old Maxwell should have kept his big mouth shut... and then El Greco could not have put Earth in a frame!]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 383

A Flier In Longevity

  [english | 1913]  

Wallace Irwin


Excerpts: [... a buxom village to an infant metropolis. On the strength of intemperate boosts for her temperate climate, she could now boast her seventy-five thousand ...... back yard where Mrs. Mary Casey's red hen scratched the roots of a real-estate sign. So Paradise must have looked when municipal improvement set in. The ...... mahogany of the Grand Hotel bar Brian observed State Senator ...]
Genres: [short story | humor | romanceDownloads: 182

A Gentle Spirit

  [english | ]  

Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Summary: [Gentle Spirit by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky 1821-1881 was a Russian novelist and writer of fiction whose works including Crime and Punishment 1866 and The Brothers Karamazov 1880 have had a profound and lasting effect on intellectual thought and world literature. His literary output explores human psychology in the troubled political social and spiritual context of ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 164

A Gentleman Gentleman

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [A proper dyaloge betwene a Gentilman and a Husbandman eche complaynynge to other their miserable calamite through the ambicion of the clergye was printed in two versions by Hans Luft of Antwerp in 1529. This book appears in Robert Steeles list of books banned in Henrys reign Steele refers to it as Dialogue between gentleman plowman. While clearly in the Piers Plowman Tradition Piers does not ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 254

A Good For Nothing

  [english | 1876]  

Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen


Summary: [The Love of a Good Woman is a collection of short stories by Canadian writer Alice Munro published by McClelland and Stewart in 1998. The eight stories of this collection (one of which was originally published in Saturday Night five others were originally published in The New Yorker) deal with Munros typical themes: secrets love betrayal and the stuff of ordinary lives. The book was awarded the ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 385

A List To Starboard

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [A List To Starboard And The Parthenon By Way Of Papendrecht Illustrated Edition Dodo Press by F Hopkinson Smith. Francis Hopkinson Smith 1838-1915 was an American author artist and engineer. He was a descendant of Francis Hopkinson one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Smith became a contractor in New York City and did much work for the federal government including the foundation ...]
Genres: [short story | nauticalDownloads: 0

A Lost Hero

  [english | 1891]  

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward


Summary: [A Lost Hero With Linked Toc Illustrations by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward. This classic book has been formatted for the Kindle with linked table of contents and illustrations all with back links to relevant sections for easy navigation. For a full list of our quality books search for Macsuz in the Amazon browser. ]
Genres: [short story | african american studiesDownloads: 422

A Masque Of Days

  [english | 1901]  

Walter Crane


Summary: [Title printed on two leaves illustrated in colors.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 384

A Matter Of Magnitude

  [english | 1960]  

Al Sevcik


Summary: [When youre commanding a spaceship over a mile long and armed to the teeth you dont exactly expect to be told to get the hell out...]
Genres: [science fiction | short story | post 1930Downloads: 80

A Matter Of Proportion

  [english | 1959]  

Anne Walker


Summary: [In order to make a man stop you must convince him that its impossible to go on. Some people though just cant be convinced.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 219

A Michigan Man

  [english | 1891]  

Elia Peattie


Excerpts: [... of solemnity and solitude. Sunlight, rivers, cascades, people, music, laughter, or dancing could not make it gay. With its unceasing reverberations ...... footsteps of Progress driven on so mercilessly in this mad age could not reach his fastness. It did not concern him that men were thinking, investigating, ...... thought it sounded like a menace, and turned pale. No trouble has ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 461

A Modern Idyll

  [english | ]  

Frank Harris


Summary: [Elder Conklin.--The sheriff and his partner.--A modern idyll.--Eatin crow.--The best man in Garotte.--Gulmore the boss.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 324

A Night Out

  [english | ]  

Edward Peple


Summary: [Another Bullshit Night in Suck City is a 2004 memoir by playwright and poet Nick Flynn describing Flynns reunion with his estranged father Jonathan -- an alcoholic resident of the homeless shelter where Nick was a social worker in the late 1980s. The title refers to Jonathans description of homeless life in Boston. The memoir earned Flynn a 2004 award from PEN International was shortlisted for ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short storyDownloads: 36

A Passion In The Desert

  [english | ]  

Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... Desert by Balzac #48 in our series Balzac. A Passion in the Desert. by Honore de Balzac. Translated by Ernest Dowson. December, 1998 [Etext ...... assume to show they are not taken in. Then, when I was expatiating on the courage of M. Martin, he smiled, shook his head knowingly, and said, 'Well ...... of provisions. Not surmising that the notion of flight would occur to their ...]
Genres: [short story | adventureDownloads: 312

A Pata No Choco

  [english | 1827]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... by Anonymous. Title: A Pata no Choco. Author: Anonymous. Release Date: March 9, 2010 [EBook #31575]. A PATA NO CHOCO. SEGUNDA EDIA. PORTO, ...... alguma zabaneira nossa visinha, que ser o mais certo, visto na haver j temor da justia de Deos, nem da d'El-Rei cada hum abafa o que pde, e quem mais ...... de provas, que na ha huma para huma mzinha ficando o ladra rico, e abenoado como ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 376
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