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Fiction

10 min read

The Great Bell

Humorous parable about a king who unwisely seeks advice from his subjects on a tough engineering problem.

32 min read

Lady with Lapdog

* Story contains bad language

A bored middle-aged adulterer picks up a young married woman little expecting the great love that will develop.

20 min read

The Mummy's Foot

A man buys the mummified foot of an Egyptian princess as a paperweight but soon finds his dreams disturbed.

70 min read

Connor + Jenny

* Story contains bad language

"Sometimes I wonder if there's ever an exact moment when your life changes"

20 min read

I Should Have Been Kissing You

* Story contains bad language

"He said follow the beat. Teddy thought, this the beat, isn’t it?"

13 min read

A Bird Of Bagdad

* Story contains bad language

The story of a suitor, a riddle and an ever-helpful restaurenteur.

53 min read

The Ancient Burial Grounds of Tonopah

* Story contains bad language

Grady drives out into the desert in search of gold.

24 min read

No. 1 Branch Line: The Signal-Man

A frightened railway signal-man is plagued by premonitions of distasters.

4 min read

The Kiss

What feelings lie behind a kiss?

61 min read

Amy Foster

* Story contains bad language

A young girl falls in love with a mysterious stranger, shipwrecked in the bay near her village.

9 min read

"What You Want"

A man rich enough to despise everything that money can buy goes out and tries to want something that he can't pay for.

20 min read

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.