Short Stories

The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

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Pádraic Colum


This is Irish folklorist Padraic Colum's masterful retelling of many Greek myths, focusing on Jason and the Argonauts' quest to find the Gol…

Four Max Carrados Detective Stories

Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)


Ernest Bramah


Ernest Bramah is mainly known for his 'Kai Lung' books - Dorothy L Sayers often used quotes from them for her chapter headings. In his lifet…

The Best American Humorous Short Stories

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Variousandalexander Jessup


Eighteen short stories by famous and little known authors compassing the period 1839 - 1914. The editor's very extensive introduction is omi…

Contos Fluminenses e Histórias da Meia-Noite

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Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis


Contos Fluminenses, originalmente publicado em 1870, e Histórias da Meia-Noite, publicado em 1873, são os dois primeiros livro…

Les Confidences d'Arsène Lupin

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Maurice Leblanc


Recueil de neuf nouvelles d'Arsène Lupin (Les Jeux du soleil, L'anneau nuptial, Le signe de l'ombre, Le piège infernal, L'&eac…

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (version 3)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Washington Irving


Everyone knows the story of the Headless Horseman but perhaps you, like me, did not remember what a marvelous story teller Washington Irving…

New Arabian Nights

Read by Don W. Jenkins


Robert Louis Stevenson


New Arabian Nights is a collection of short stories which include Robert Louis Stevenson's earliest fiction as well as those considered his …

Jane Austen's Juvenilia

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Jane Austen


Before becoming the author of such classics as Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma, Jane Austen experimented with various w…

The Gift of the Magi

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O. Henry


The Gift of the Magi is an O. Henry short story in which a young couple are very much in love with each other but can barely afford their on…

Love and Freindship, and Other Early Works

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Jane Austen


This book draws together some of Jane Austen's earliest literary efforts. It includes "Love & Freindship" and "Lesley Ca…

Short Science Fiction Collection 050

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Various


Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

Short Science Fiction Collection 003

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Various


Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological an…

The Ruby and the Caldron

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Anna Katharine Green


A valuable ruby is lost during a disturbance in the snow before a ball at The Evergreens. A detective is called for right away to recover it…

Monday or Tuesday

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Virginia Woolf


Adeline Virginia Woolf was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist li…

Round the Sofa

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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


Round the Sofa (1859), is a book of stories by the lady that Charles Dickens called his “dear Scheherazade” due to her skill as a story tell…

Castles in the Air

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)


Baroness Emma Orczy


Baroness Emma Orczy (full name: Emma ("Emmuska") Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála Orczy de Orczi) (Septe…

Contos, volume 1

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Artur de Azevedo


Artur de Azevedo foi um dos principais autores de teatro no Brasil do século XIX. Dando continuidade à obra de Martins Pena, c…

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories (Version 2)

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories is a 1906 collection of 30 comic short stories by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Published j…

Cuentos Rusos

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José Carlos Bruna Santiesteban


El presente libro cuenta con 17 breves cuentos rusos tradicionales cada uno de los cuales nos trae una lección de vida similar a las …

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