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These are the stories which we have so far. In order to go to the story you chose click on the image of the story you want to read.

A School Story

M. R. James    

Two men in a smoking-room were talking of their private-school days. "At our school," said A., "we had a ghost's ....

The Chapel

Josef Essberger
She was walking lazily, for the fierce April sun was directly overhead. Her umbrella blocked its rays but nothing blocked the heat - the sort of raw, wild heat...

Romeo and Juliet


The two chief families in Verona were the rich Capulets and the Montagues. There had been an old quarrel between these families, which was grown to such a height, and so deadly was the enmity between them, that it...

Dracula's Guest

Bram Stoker

When we started for our drive the sun was shining brightly on Munich, and the air was full of the joyousness of early summer. Just as we were about to depart, Herr Delbruck... 

The Last Leaf

O. Henry

Many artists lived in the Greenwich Village area of New York. Two young women named Sue and Johnsy shared a studio apartment...

The Black Cat

Edgar Allan Poe

For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I neither expect nor solicit belief. Mad indeed would I be to expect it...

The Winepress

Josef Essberger

You don't have to be French to enjoy a decent red wine," Charles Jousselin de Gruse used to tell his foreign guests whenever he...


W. Somerset Maughan

It was nearly bed-time and when they awoke next morning land would be in sight. Dr. Macphail lit his... 


Howard Breslin

 It was a small window with narrow pieces of paper pasted across it to prevent its breaking during the heavy air raids. In the small space...

A Dark Brown Dog

Stephen Crane

A child was standing on a street-corner. He leaned with one shoulder against a high board-fence and swayed the other to and fro, the while kicking carelessly at the gravel.
Sunshine beat upon the cobbles, and a lazy summer wind raised yellow dust which trailed in clouds...

The Monkey's Paw

W. W. Jacobs

Without, the night was cold and wet, but in the small parlor of Lakesnam Villa the blinds were drawn and the fire burned brightly. Father and son were at chess...

Peter Pan

James Barrie

Once there lived in England a little girl whose name was Wendy Darling She had two brothers john Darling and Michael Darling. Their house was small house made of brick, and they...

The Dancing Partner

Jerome K. Jerome
"This story," commenced MacShaugnassy, "comes from Furtwangen, a small town
in the Black Forest. There lived there a very wonderful old fellow named...