Short Stories

Astounding Stories 07, July 1930

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Sewell Peaslee Wright

Issue seven of this seminal science-fiction magazine - Summary by Annise

The Little Gray Lady

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Francis Hopkinson Smith

As every Christmas for the last 20 years, the Little Gray Lady lights a candle in her room and spends the evening alone, thinking of a great…

Alonzo Fitz and Other Stories

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Mark Twain

A collection of Twain short stories including:The Loves Of Alonzo FitzClarence And Rosannah EtheltonOn The Decay Of The Art Of LyingAbout Ma…

Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 3

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Mark Twain

This third volume of Mark Twain's journal writings continues on eclectic and varied path established by the first two volumes. Included in t…

Father Sergius

Read by James E. Carson

Leo Tolstoy

Prince Stepan Kasatsky experiences a disappointment with his fiancé and decides to become a monk! There is a story line, but beneath …

Wigilja Bożego Narodzenia

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Charles Dickens

"Wigilja Bożego Narodzenia” jest wydanym w roku 1909 polskim przekładem opowiadania Karola Dickensa “A Christmas Carol” napisanym przez…

The Eight Strokes of the Clock (Version 2)

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Maurice Leblanc

The Eight Strokes of the Clock is a collection of short stories centred on Arsène Lupin, former gentleman thief extraordinaire. In th…

The Homely Heroine

Read by Phil Chenevert

Edna Ferber

Who ever heard of a plain and downright homely heroine? Isn't a heroine by definition beautiful? Well, Edna Ferber, in her well known style …

Short Science Fiction Collection 062

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Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 040

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres. Eine Liste weiterer kurzer Aufnahmen (Erzählungen, Gedich…

Dutch Courage and Other Stories

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Jack London

Jack London was quoted as saying, "I've never written a line that I'd be ashamed for my young daughters to read, and I never shall writ…

Youth, a Narrative

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Joseph Conrad

An autobiographical short story written in 1898 and included as the first story in the 1902 volume Youth, a Narrative, and Two Other Stories…

The Case Of The Registered Letter

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Augusta Groner and Auguste Groner

A man is found shot dead and the man to whom all evidence points insists he is innocent. (Summary by David Wales)

Second Thoughts Of An Idle Fellow

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Jerome K. Jerome

A second volume of humorous essays on various subjects, following the success of Idle thoughts Of An Idle Fellow. (Summary by Chris Garbett)

סיפורים קצרים Short Stories

Read by Omri Lernau

שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem

This recording is in Hebrew.Stories included:רבי דב (Rabbi Dov)שני תרנגולים (Two Cocks)פסח שנשבת (Pesach Celebration Spoiled)יוסל הגנן (Yose…

Contos, volume 3

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Artur de Azevedo

Artur Azevedo foi um dos principais autores de teatro no Brasil do século XIX. Dando continuidade à obra de Martins Pena, cons…

Short Story Collection Vol. 067

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A collection of 20 short stories selected and read by Librivox readers in English. 

A Group of Noble Dames

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Thomas Hardy

The pedigrees of our county families, arranged in diagrams on the pages of county histories, mostly appear at first sight to be as barren of…

The Machine Stops (version 2)

Read by Jerome Lawsen

E. M. Forster

Published in 1909, this science fiction short story takes place in a future where mankind, seemingly no longer able to survive on earth's su…

Historic Girls

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Elbridge Streeter Brooks

Twelve short stories of real girls who have influenced the history of their times. (Summary by Carmen H)

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