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Short stories around 97 minutes

Explore captivating short stories around 97 minutes and indulge in the rich narratives of this curated collection. Immerse yourself in a world of imagination.

Daughters of the Vicar

The Reverend Ernest Lindley, aged twenty-seven, was first vicar of Aldecross. On Sunday morning, the whole family went down the lane to church. Mr Lindley went down to Aldecross with a packet of...

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

A Circle In The Water

The sunset struck the leafless trees to the westward and I tried to recall personalities. Then I saw a man throwing stones into the water and I thought of an ex-recruit. Tedham hesitated, and I...

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

A Sleep And A Forgetting

Matthew Lanfear stopped off at San Remo in the interest of a friend, and was greeted by Miss Gerald, who took her hand from her father's arm and swept up the gravelled path between him and...

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

His Apparition

Hewson was confronted with an apparition and dramatized the scene at breakfast. He got hardily back into bed and waited for the repetition. Hewson came up to the cottage and perceived a...

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


Peter was a man who understood life, knew men, wore good and yet exceedingly mussy clothes, and loved life. He pitied ignorance and necessity, and was intense, nervous, rapid-talking,...

91 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Culhane, the Solid Man

I met my prospective host in his stables, which contained every type of fashionable vehicle and sixty or seventy of the worst horses. A lean and haughty-looking individual walked in and remarked...

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

Mugby Junction

A traveller went to Mugby Junction in the black hours of the four-and-twenty, where a shadowy train went by him. A gentleman instantly closed with a proposal. Barbox Brothers eyed me with great...

97 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Sketches of Young Couples

The little housemaid is awakened from her reverie by her friend Jane Adams to see the breakfast table spread forth in state, and tears have given place to smiles. Two young children are among the...

95 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Sketches of Young Gentlemen

A young gentleman with a velvet-like countenance overset his bread and spoke to two or three young ladies of his acquaintance. At a quadrille party, the bashful young gentleman always remains near...

88 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Max Hensig

Williams had worked his way up to stand easily among the first half-dozen;. Cover, but he scorned the Hensig case. The two reporters followed the warder down the flagged corridor, where they found...

96 min read · Rating: R · Read story

The Willows

While on a canoe trip down the Danube River, two friends encounter some mysterious, hostile entities.

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

That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

The difference between a good and a bad economist is whether they take account of the visible effect. A member of the assembly proposes to disband a hundred thousand men, but the assembly maintains...

89 min read · Rating: G · Read story