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Short stories around 172 minutes

Explore captivating short stories around 172 minutes and indulge in the rich narratives of this curated collection. Immerse yourself in a world of imagination.

The Cricket on the Hearth

The kettle began singing before the Cricket uttered a chirp. The fair little listener lighted a candle, glanced at the Haymaker on the top of the clock and looked out the window. It was pleasant to...

164 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain

Everybody said he looked like a haunted man, and his dwelling was solitary and vault-like, squeezing every side by the overgrowing of the great city. You should have seen him in his dwelling about...

172 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story