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9 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 9 minutes read time.

11 min read

Coconuts

A tale of envy set in modern India.

9 min read

A Drama of Our Time

* Story contains bad language

Relaxing at home, Fernando spots an attractive young woman on the balcony opposite.

7 min read

The Recessional

When Clovis must back-up his claim that he can produce quality poetry by the square yard, Bertie van Tahn assumes the role of critic.

9 min read

Open Or Wrapped

* Story contains bad language

Tale of the highs and lows of working in a chip shop.

11 min read

The Last Leaf

It is not Pneumonia alone that is killing Johnsy - for some reason, she has resigned herself to death.

8 min read

Sredni Vashtar

A boy defies his hated guardian through the worship of a great ferret who lives in the tool-shed.

7 min read

The Emperor’s New Clothes

An emperor is fooled by two tailors, who pretend to make him an invisible suit.

7 min read

My Friend Luke

A profile of the timid but highly irritating man known to his friends as Luke.

8 min read

The Man With The Pale Eyes

A magistrate is visited by a doctor who hides a dark secret behind his penetrating pale blue eyes.

8 min read

This Is and Probably Will Be the History of the World

* Story contains bad language

A man returns to a city from his past.

7 min read

Yorkshire Pud at Granny's Pad

* Story contains bad language

A family reunion from the perspective of a granny with attitude.

9 min read

Jodie's Daddy is a Garbageman!

It’s a dirty job, but Jodie’s father does it well and happily. This story brings Take Your Daughter to Work Day to a different level, but it