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17 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 17 minutes read time.

16 min read

The Valiant Little Tailor

A little tailor tricks two giants and a King, winning against all odds.

15 min read

The Story of Sigurd

Sigurd and his horse are a great team in the face of challenges and adventures.

14 min read

The Water Lily and The Gold-Spinners

When a wicked witch keeps her beautiful daughters locked away, who will save them?

19 min read

Thicker than Water

* Story contains bad language

Joe had a bad feeling he’d need his gun before the night was over.

17 min read

Suffocating

* Story contains bad language

His mother once told him a story about how his granddaddy nearly gave her away.

20 min read

Antonio Consoli

There was always news, Antonio thought, as the announcer’s name started to boom out, and he was glad for that.

16 min read

Rollback

* Story contains bad language

People aren’t as good at dying as you might think.

16 min read

Saving Lives

* Story contains bad language

Not for the first time, the solution came to him in the middle of the night.

15 min read

Notes on Preserving Beech Leaves, 2001-2003

* Story contains bad language

I am looking at something I thought mine alone...a beech leaf, brittle and brown now.

14 min read

Strangers

"I love you, Martha, but you break things. You're breaking us."

17 min read

Silage

There was something satisfying about spreading the grass evenly...

16 min read

Apocalypse

She said she was crying tears of happiness. That’s when I learnt that happiness could make you cry too.