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The Rocking Horse Winner

Non Verified story "The Rocking-Horse Winner" is a short story by D. H. Lawrence. It was first published in July 1926, in Harper's Bazaar and subsequently appeared in the first volume of Lawrence's collected short stories. It was made into a full-length film directed by Anthony Pelissier and starring John Howard Davies, Valerie Hobson and John Mills; the film was ...
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The Lord of the Dynamos

Non Verified story "The Lord of the Dynamos" is a British short story by H.G. Wells. It was originally published in the Pall Mall Budget (6 September 1894), and then included in the collection The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, published by Methuen & Co. in 1895, and subsequently in his Complete Short Stories. It deals with what Wells describes as "certain o...
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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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Non Verified story One evening in Nukufetau, a man (writer) sat down on the verandah with an old man folk, Pakia, a native of Nukufetau. They were talking, and drinking grog, about a ship that supposed to be came soon to pick up the man. By Louis Becke
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Jacob's Ladder by Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Non Verified story Jacob's Ladder" is about a man who falls in love with a young girl but, doesn't realize it until it's too late. She thinks of him as nothing more than a close friend but he loves her in ways that words cant describe. She falls in love with someone else and leaves him heartbroken.
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'Tickets, Please!' by David Herbert Lawrence

Non Verified story 'Tickets Please' returns Lawrence to his native Nottingham during the war. The social revolution of women doing jobs previously done by men, also begins to change the relationship between the sexes and the women in the story are aggressive and wanting their rights. But are they happier for conquering the flighty male in the story or is the domin...
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The Man With the Gash

Non Verified story One afternoon in April he sat by his door,—for all the world like a predatory spider,—marvelling at the heat of the returning sun, and keeping an eye on the trail for prospective flies. The Yukon lay at his feet, a sea of ice, disappearing around two great bends to the north and south, and stretching an honest two miles from bank to bank. Over i...
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The Bully

Non Verified story A chance meeting brings back memories of a difficult childhood. By Roger Dean Kiser
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Dracula's Guest

Non Verified story By Bran Stokers
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El niño que quería ver a su ángel

Non Verified story Por Jacqueline Balcells
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His Wedded Wife

Non Verified story His Wedded Wife by Rudyard Kipling was published in the Civil and Military Gazette on February 25, 1887, and in book form in the first Indian edition of Plain Tales from the Hills in 1888, and in subsequent editions of that collection. It is one of the short stories that Tompkins classifies as a tale of 'revenge', but it has elements of those cl...
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Tres cuentos para leer uno a uno

Non Verified story Por Esteban Cabezas
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The Cats of Ulthar by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Non Verified story "The Cats of Ulthar" is a short story written by H.P. Lovecraft in June 1920. In the tale, an unnamed narrator relates the story of how a law forbidding the killing of cats came to be in a town called Ulthar.
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El Delfín

Non Verified story Por Sergio Bambarén
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The Liberation of Juliet

Non Verified story A text voyager completes a heart transformation after experiencing first hand the passion in Romeo and Juliet.
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The Nightingale and the Rose by Oscar Wilde

Non Verified story A nightingale overhears a student complaining that his professor's daughter will not dance with him, as he is unable to give her a red rose. The nightingale visits all the rose-trees in the garden, and one of the white roses tell her that there's a way to produce a red rose, but only if the nightingale is prepared to sing the sweetest song for t...
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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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Strictly Business by O. Henry

Non Verified story This story is one of 33 stories from 1908 chronicles the place with which O. Henry is most identified: New York City, which he called "Baghdad-on-the-Subway." A very popular and prolific author, O. Henry is noted for his sentimental tales dealing with the lives of everyday people; he is also revered as a master of the surprise endings.
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Весёлые похороны в Нагасаки.

Non Verified story Казалось бы, что весёлого в смерти, в похоронах?.. Естественно ничего! Но то как иногда ведут себя пьяные люди- это смешно. И вот герои умерли, ради того, чтобы их похороны были смешными.
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High Times in Jamaica

Non Verified story In 1954, a round-the world hitch-hiker takes a break in Jamaica.
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The Blind Man And The Talking Dog

Non Verified story By Juliana Horatia Ewing
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Non Verified story Un sueño, o quizás otra cosa
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The Informer by Joseph Conrad

Non Verified story X turned up in due course. My treasures are disposed in three large rooms without carpets and curtains. There is no other furniture than the itaghres and the glass cases whose contents shall be worth a fortune to my heirs. I allow no fires to be lighted, for fear of accidents, and a fire-proof door separates them from the rest of the house.
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100 Stories of World War I

Non Verified story List of 100 classic World War I short stories with the initial paragraphs in English and Spanish. Lista de 100 historias clásicas de la primera guerra mundial con los párrafos iniciales en inglés y español.
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Sticks and Stones

Non Verified story By Trezza Azzopardi
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An Autumn Morning - Un día de Otoño

Non Verified story A short story set in 1918 during the last days of World War I, written by the British writer H. M. Tomlinson and published in 1922.
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El profesor de ética

Non Verified story La tragedia de un profesor de ética que da clases de religión... La religión frente a la ética desde un punto de vista muy, pero que muy diferente. Con humor, reflexión y crítica, eso sí, desde voz insospechada.
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Non Verified story A young woman decides to willingly become a social outcast, and reflects on her decision.
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