Discover a collection of stories which are around 78 minutes read time.
Often cited as the first detective story. The genre arrives pretty much fully formed: a brilliant detective, the bumbing police officer and
A historian is given the chance to run very realistic simulations of the past.
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
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
* Story contains bad language
A lawyer takes on a new employee but fails to check the references. The original role model for slackers everywhere.
A suicidal playwright, finding himself unable to do the deed on his own, attempts an unconventional method involving the confession of a dar
Maupassant's short masterpiece following the journey of a group of civilians during the Franco-Prussian war.
"Sometimes I wonder if there's ever an exact moment when your life changes"
In a devastated world, a group of men travel to New York, with something special in a suitcase.