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Edith Wharton

The Verdict

A man seeks out the truth behind the sudden withdrawal of a well-known painter from the art world three years before.

19 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Fulness Of Life

A romantic vision of the afterlife.

20 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Afterward

Mary Boyne and her husband, requiring a country home in England after a business windfall, acquire a reputedly haunted house.

58 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Kerfol

A prospective buyer goes to look round a French chateau (complete with chapel and tombs) but finds the place deserted - apart from a strange

47 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

The Dilettante

The story of a man's manipulative relationship with two women.

19 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Reckoning

A couple are in agreement on the ethics of marriage but personal feelings, inevitably, intrude.

40 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Xingu

The members of a women's Lunch Club - an organisation rife with political infighting - are keen to impress a distinguished guest.

44 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

The Bolted Door

A suicidal playwright, finding himself unable to do the deed on his own, attempts an unconventional method involving the confession of a dar

79 min read · Rating: R · Read story

A Venetian Night's Entertainment

A renowned judge recalls a youthful adventure in Venice that began with an encounter with the beautiful Polixena Cador.

35 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The House Of The Dead Hand

With the promise of a viewing of a lost Leonardo masterpiece, a man visits the home of the obsessive Dr. Lombard and his daughter.

51 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

The Other Two

A man's new wife's ex-husbands become a part of his life, causing awkward encounters and challenging his sense of self.

37 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Mrs. Manstey's View

The only pleasure in the life of a lonely widow is the dismal view from her third floor New York boarding house.

20 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story