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Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Non Verified story Hawthorne's classic tale of a young Puritan's meeting with the Devil.
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Aepyornis Island by H. G. Wells

Non Verified story In the story, a man looking for eggs of Aepyornis, an extinct flightless bird, passes two years alone on a small island with an Aepyornis that has hatched.
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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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The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes by H.G. Wells

Non Verified story The transitory mental aberration of Sidney Davidson, remarkable enough in itself, is still more remarkable if Wade's explanation is to be credited. It sets one dreaming of the oddest possibilities of intercommunication in the future, of spending an intercalary five minutes on the other side of the world, or being watched in our most secret opera...
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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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Diario de un seductor

Non Verified story Fruto de su tormentosa relación con Regine Olsen y de sus meditaciones sobre el amor, el Diario de un seductor es, con seguridad, la obra que más fama ha reportado a Sören Kierkegaard (1813-1855). Pequeño tributo a la figura del seductor de la novela decimonónica, el «Diario» narra la relación entre Juan, “el seductor” –ducho en las artes del en...
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El lobo estepario

Non Verified story El lobo estepario es una novela que contiene numerosos pensamientos filosóficos que son consecuencia de las largas meditaciones de Hermann Hesse. Además, es un estilo de autobiografía ya que en ella se ven demostrados muchos aspectos de la vida de este gran novelista de la ciudad de Calw. Gracias a esta novela, el autor recibió el Premio Nobel d...
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Daughters of the Vicar by David Herbert Lawrence

Non Verified story A bleak, unrelenting tale of poverty and loss, Lawrence’s expertly crafted novella chillingly examines man’s increasing inability to love and be loved. Looking for acceptance from his new congregation, the Reverend Ernest Lindley cannot ignore the fact that his parishioners are far from welcoming. Rather than confront such hostility, the Lindley...
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The Race

Non Verified story By Stewart Edward White
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Non Verified story «В этом городе все было странно, все непонятно. Множество церквей поднимало в небо пестрые, яркие главы свои, но стены и трубы фабрик были выше колоколен, и храмы, задавленные тяжелыми фасадами торговых зданий, терялись в мертвых сетях каменных стен, как причудливые цветы в пыли и мусоре развалин. И когда колокола церквей призывали к молитве – и...
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Записки маркера

Non Verified story Рассказ «Записки маркёра» был написан Львом Толстым на Кавказе в пору своей молодости
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The Revolutionist

Non Verified story Mikhail Petrovich Artsybashev was a Russian writer and playwright, and a major proponent of the literary style known as naturalism. He was the great grandson of Tadeusz Kościuszko and the father of Boris Artzybasheff, who emigrated to the United States and became famous as an illustrator. Following the Russian Revolution, in 1923 Artsybashev em...
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Shooting an Elephant

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Красное покрывало

Non Verified story «С карандашом в руке сидел я на восточном кладбище Арзерума, срисовывая один весьма красивый надгробник в виде часовни. Осеннее солнце клонилось за далекие горы Лазистана. Ярко отделялись на зареве зубчатые стены города, который восходил в гору ступенями, и над ним, в вышине, грозным стражем возникал замок, и над замком сверкали Русские пушки, в...
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Non Verified story «Учитель Людвиг Андерсен вышел на школьный огород и решил пройти погулять к дальней роще, которая, как легкое синеватое кружево, отчетливо синела на белом снегу в поле, версты за две от деревни. День был белый, светлый. От чистого белого снега и мокрых черных жердей ограды создавалась веселая чистая пестрота, и воздух был так легок и прозрачен, ...
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Christmas every day

Non Verified story Who wouldn't want it to be Christmas every day of the year? In this classic story by W.D. Howells, a little girl gets her wish, and soon finds out what too much of a good thing really is. Soon presents are piling up everywhere, people are losing their tempers left and right, and there's just no room for Valentine's Day candy or even Fourth of Ju...
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The Blazing World

Non Verified story The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World, better known as The Blazing World, is a 1666 work of prose fiction by English writer Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle. It has been described as an early forerunner of science fiction.
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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 Baby Party by Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Non Verified story The story centers on a young couple, John and Edith Andros. They are the parents of Ede, their two-and-half-year-old daughter. Although the prospect of having a child to continue his name and livelihood appeals to the father, the day-to-day realities soon irritate him. Early on it is apparent this creates discord among the couple. The daughter ...
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Non Verified story «Тимофей Борцов, сельский – села Вышенки – пастух, человек недюжинный: он немножко колдун и прорицатель, он – „коновал“, но лечит и людей, он же и судья по „семейным делам“ и, – как сам, ухмыляясь, именует себя – „соломенных дел мастер“: отлично плетет из соломы баульчики, коробочки, папиросницы и рамки, украшая их цветными бумажками и фольгой…»...
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Non Verified story Михаил Евграфович Салтыков-Щедрин
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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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Long Odds by H. Rider Haggard

Non Verified story by H. Rider Haggard
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Regret by Kate Chopin

Non Verified story by Kate Chopin
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The Signal Man by Charles Dickens

Non Verified story by Charles Dickens
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Алые паруса

Non Verified story История жизни девочки Ассоль, в младенчестве потерявшей мать. Отец-моряк хорошо воспитал Ассоль, не мешая ей мечтать, верить в чудеса. Однажды девочка встретила в лесу старика-собирателя сказок Эгля, то ли в шутку, то ли всерьёз сказавшего ей о том, что когда она вырастет, за ней приедет принц на корабле с алыми парусами. Ассоль поверила и стала...
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The Vendetta

Non Verified story by GUY de MAUPASSANT
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The Pickwick Papers

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