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78 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 78 minutes read time.

69 min read

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Often cited as the first detective story. The genre arrives pretty much fully formed: a brilliant detective, the bumbing police officer and

87 min read

Falls The Shadow

A historian is given the chance to run very realistic simulations of the past.

82 min read

The Secret Sharer

An unusually young ship's captain lets a stranger aboard his ship - a stranger who appears from the sea in the night. But an unusual bond f

68 min read

The Fisherman and his Soul

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

71 min read

Bartleby the Scrivener

* Story contains bad language

A lawyer takes on a new employee but fails to check the references. The original role model for slackers everywhere.

78 min read

The Bolted Door

* Story contains bad language

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

70 min read

Boule de Suif

* Story contains bad language

Maupassant's short masterpiece following the journey of a group of civilians during the Franco-Prussian war.

70 min read

Connor + Jenny

* Story contains bad language

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

73 min read

The Knights of Arthur

In a devastated world, a group of men travel to New York, with something special in a suitcase.