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The overcoat

Non Verified story "The Overcoat" (Russian: Шинель, translit. Shinel; sometimes translated as "The Cloak") is a short story by Ukrainian-born Russian author Nikolai Gogol, published in 1842. The story and its author have had great influence on Russian literature, as expressed in a quote attributed to Fyodor Dostoevsky: "We all come out from Gogol's 'Overcoat'." Th...
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Сон смешного человека

Non Verified story Рассказчик — смешной человек. Все его называют сумасшедшим, а сам он считает себя просто смешным. И ему совершенно всё равно, ничего его не трогает, причём настолько, что однажды он задумывает застрелиться... - Федор Достоевский
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By Water

Non Verified story Fortune teller foretold to young man hat he would sink in fresh water, but won't notice it. The young man laughed, because he was leaving to Egypt to work in the desert. But just in case the bride made him promise that he won't come close to the Nile, the only unleavened pond of Egypt. By Algernon Blackwood
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The beginning of the Summation of our dead

Non Verified story by blake butler
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Narcisa de Jesús

Non Verified story Narcisa de Jesús, por Paola López
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Dracula's Guest by Bram Stoker

Non Verified story It is widely believed that "Dracula's Guest" is actually the deleted first chapter from the original Dracula manuscript, which the publisher felt was superfluous to the story. In the preface to the original edition of Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories, Stoker's widow Florence wrote, "To his original list of stories in this book, I have add...
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Missing Link by Frank Herbert

Non Verified story "Missing Link" is vintage Frank Herbert. It tells the story of Lewis Orne, junior I-A field man, on the planet Gienah III. He is there to investigate a missing ship, and the natives are nothing but trouble...
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House of Secrets

Non Verified story Oakwood House holds a secret that could take everything away from her, including her life. Gwen and her mother are suddenly homeless. So, it sounds like a dream when her mother's old friend, Marvin, suddenly leaves Oakwood House to Gwen. The only way she can claim the house is to find his official will. The problem? Marvin was a hoarder. The wi...
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The Mortal Immortal

Non Verified story By Mary Shelley
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Transition and Restart, book four: Fallout

Non Verified story Caught up in a power struggle between the factions controlling the arrivals Ulf Hammargren and Christina Agerman have to adapt to the sudden changes in their lives. In the background their loyal wingmen, Matsumoto Yukio and Takeida Kyoko, get dragged into the maelstrom together with the Wakayama twins, Noriko and Ryu. Before long events spiral...
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The Seven Poor Travellers by Charles Dickens

Non Verified story Although he is now revered as the author of such long-form masterworks as Great Expectations, Charles Dickens' short stories ranked among his most popular creative endeavors during his lifetime. Like many of his Christmas-themed stories, "The Seven Poor Travellers" was originally serialized in a magazine. This heartwarming tale is a must-read du...
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Benito Cereno

Non Verified story En 1799, el capitán Amasa Delano ancló en la bahía de una isla desierta del litoral chileno. A la mañana siguiente apareció en el lugar un misterioso navío, el Santo Domingo. Las maniobras de éste hicieron sopechar que se trataba de un barco en apuros, con lo que ordenó que se preparara un bote y acudió a la misteriosa nave para prestar su ayuda...
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A Simple Soul by Gustave Flaubert

Non Verified story “A Simple Heart” by Gustave Flaubert describes the life, the affections, and the fantasies of a diligent, kindhearted servant named Félicité.
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Phoenix 2125

Non Verified story Tom finds that his return to his childhood home in the altered state of Arizona was planned by forces beyond his control. He quickly finds himself caught up between a secret battle being fought between the Government, a group of terrorists with fabulous powers, and an ever watching unknown third party.
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The Hero

Non Verified story By Sue Ragland
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Poeta en Nueva York

Non Verified story En 1929, en plena crisis estética y vital, Federico García Lorca marcha a Nueva York, donde reside un año. Allí y, a su regreso, en una breve estancia en Cuba, escribe un conjunto de poemas que constituyen una de las cimas más altas, si no la más alta, de su creación literaria. Hasta su muerte en 1936, Federico trabajará en la ordenación de todo...
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El Ave Dorada

Non Verified story Por Diego Palma
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Письмо к ученому соседу

Non Verified story Помещик пишет своему соседу, учёному, письмо, в котором зовёт последнего в гости, а попутно делиться сделанными лично им открытиями и опровергает открытия других мыслителей... - Антон Чехов
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The Blind Man And The Talking Dog

Non Verified story By Juliana Horatia Ewing
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The three brides

Non Verified story Francis Alexander Durivage (1814–1881) was an American author. He was a contributor of poems, humorous articles, short stories, and sketches for magazines, often written under the pen name 'Old Un.' In connection with W. S. Chase he translated Alphonse de Lamartine's History of the Revolution of 1848. At a later date he issued, with George P. B...
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Последняя кровь Гэндов

Non Verified story Середина XIX в. Умерла одна из самых богатых женщин города. Из 6 своих детей она передала свое наследство старшему сыну. Отношения в семье накаляются. начинается небольшая битва за наследство. Но между тем, всплывают страшные тайны погибшей. Интриги, неожиданности, закрученный сюжет присутствуют в книге. Так же в книге присутствуют не большие с...
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Mademoiselle Fifi

Non Verified story During the months after the Prussian defeat of the French in 1871, Prussian troops occupy many areas of France. Five bored Prussian officers are among the leaders of the force occupying the small Normandy town of Urville, where they live in a castle. Major von Farlsberg is an older bearded officer; Captain von Kelweingstein is an obese man who l...
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Tres apellidos

Non Verified story En la sociedad las cosas se desarrollan según plan de alguien, no siempre como queremos.
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The Pit And The Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe

Non Verified story The Pit and the Pendulum" is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1842 in the literary annual The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1843. The story is about the torments endured by a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, though Poe skews historical facts. The narrator of the story describes his experience of ...
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Peter Pan

Non Verified story Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up and Peter and Wendy are the stage play and novel (respectively) which tell the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, the Indian princess Tiger Lily, and the pirate...
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Hunter Quatermain's Story by H. Rider Haggard

Non Verified story An inspiration for the popular Indiana Jones series, Henry Rider Haggard's Allan Quatermain is one of the most beloved character to emerge from the action-adventure fiction of the nineteenth century. This early short story focuses on Allan Quatermain's exploits as a big game hunter in Africa, a skill that would provide much of the explorer's inc...
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Война мышей и лягушек

Non Verified story Собираясь перелагать на русский язык древнегреческую пародию на «Илиаду» - поэму «Батрахомиомахия» («Война мышей и лягушек»), Вас. Жуковский написал предысторию этой войны, о мирной поначалу беседе царя лягушек с царевичем мышей. - Василий Жуковский
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The Statement of Randolph Carter

Non Verified story "The Statement of Randolph Carter" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. Written in December 1919, it was first published in The Vagrant, May 1920. It tells of a traumatic event in the life of Randolph Carter, a student of the occult loosely representing Lovecraft himself. It is the first story in which Carter appears and is part of Lovecraft's D...
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