Discover a collection of stories which are around 65 minutes read time.
* Story contains bad language
Two friends are separated by a Snow Queen and an icy heart.
Often cited as the first detective story. The genre arrives pretty much fully formed: a brilliant detective, the bumbing police officer and
Mary Boyne and her husband, requiring a country home in England after a business windfall, acquire a reputedly haunted house.
A love story in two voices: Martin Green, an English teacher in China in the 1980s, and MingMing, his young Chinese 'minder'
A man and his daughter come accross an apparently mad, ill woman in a London park.
The story of the poor, downtrodden clerk Akaky - and his overcoat.
As a man pursues the affections of beautiful young girl, he begins to experience a strange phenomenon that up till that point only affected
A student rents an apartment that looks onto the meticulously kept garden of the strange Dr Rappaccini and his beautiful daughter.
A family with an unusual method of transporting large quantities of money cause problems for a young man holidaying in Italy.
A fisherman accidently captures and falls in love with a mermaid but must make a sacrifice to be with her. A fairytale, reminiscent of , par
Who is the mysterious Mr. W. H. to whom Shakespere dedicated his sonnets? The validity of one bizarre theory hinges on a wonderful painting
Holmes comes to the aid of a civil servant who has fallen on hard times following the theft of an important treaty placed in his care.