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Mark Twain

Was it Heaven? Or Hell?

Typhoid enters a religious household. An emotional tale examining the morality of lies.

35 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

A wronged stranger determines to revenge himself on the most honest town in America.

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

The $30,000 Bequest

Morality tale based on an elderly uncle's promise of his fortune to a thrifty couple.

55 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Californian's Tale

Local prospectors wait expectantly for the return of Henry's wife.

15 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The £1,000,000 Bank-Note

A penniless man is bet that he can't survive for a month - starting and ending with nothing but an implausible, but real, £1,000,000 note.

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

General Washington's Negro Body-Servant

The death of a exemplary servant is widely reported.

7 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Five Boons Of Life

Deeply pessimistic tale about what in life holds value.

4 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Luck

The truth behind the celebrated war hero _____ (name withheld).

9 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Eve's Diary

Creation's early days as recounted by earth's first woman.

34 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Edward Mills And George Benton: A Tale

Story which promotes the argument that a pure, sober and honest man cannot compete against a prodigal son.

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

A Dog's Tale

Genuinely tragic story of a dog's devotion to his master.

22 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Extracts From Adam's Diary

The first man on earth recalls the early years.

22 min read · Rating: G · Read story