Short Stories

The Children's Book of Christmas Stories

Read by Alisa


Various


Many librarians have felt the need and expressed the desire for a select collection of children's Christmas stories in one volume. This book…

Chicken Pi

Read by S. Lawrence Parrish


S. Lawrence Parrish


Chicken Pi: Twisted tales intended for a mature audience. Horror, sci-fi, sci-fi/horror, and WTF. Be sure to subscribe to Chicken Pi; more t…

Short Mystery Story Collection 003

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Various


Librivox’s Short Mystery Story Collection 003: a collection of 10 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of …

The Happy Prince and Other Tales

Read by Joy Chan


Oscar Wilde


Collection of children’s stories written in 1888, dealing primarily with love and selfishness. These stories are generally sad, with a moral…

Les Contes de la bécasse

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Guy de Maupassant


Dans les dix-sept nouvelles composant « Les contes de la bécasse », Guy de Maupassant dépeint en quelques traits d…

The King in Yellow (part 1)

Read by Peter Yearsley


Robert W. Chambers


Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933) studied art in Paris in the late 80's and early 90's, where his work was displayed at the Salon. However, sho…

Four Weird Tales

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Algernon Blackwood


Four stories: The Insanity of Jones, The Man Who Found Out, The Glamour of the Snow, and Sand. Tales by one the greatest practitioners of su…

The Stars, My Brothers

Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


Edmond Hamilton


Edmond Hamilton (1904 – 1977) had a career that began as a regular and frequent contributor to Weird Tales magazine. The first hardcover pub…

Horror Story Collection 004

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Various


An occasional collection of 10 horror stories by various readers. We aim to unsettle you a little, to cut through the pink cushion of illusi…

A Tangled Tale

Read by Availle


Lewis Carroll


Lewis Carroll is best known for 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. It is less widely known that he worked as a lecturer for mathematics at …

What Men Live By and Other Tales

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Leo Tolstoy


Although Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) was a wealthy landowner, in his later life he had what was considered a “religious awakening.” This experie…

Ghost Story Collection 004

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Various


A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyo…

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories

Read by Ted Delorme


Mark Twain


Here's a Mark Twain story that's very unlike those he became famous for, but when I read it back in Catholic high school, it left a deep imp…

Die Totenhochzeit

Read by Bernd Ungerer


Nathaniel Hawthorne


Vier Erzählungen von einem Meister unheimlicher Literatur. Zusammen mit Hermann Melville und Edgar Allan Poe zählt Hawthorne zur '…

La Condenada y Otros Cuentos

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Vicente Blasco Ibáñez


Coleccion de cuentos de Vicente Blasco Ibáñez. La condenada Primavera triste El parásito del tren Golpe doble En el mar…

Five Beloved Stories by O. Henry

Read by Phil Chenevert


O. Henry


O. Henry wrote over 600 short stories. Naturally I have my personal top 20 stories that just seem to stand out because of their form, writin…

Extracts from Adam's Diary

Read by Mr. Baby Man


Mark Twain


Get the true story of Adam and Eve, straight from the source. This humorous text is a day-to-day account of Adam’s life from happiness in th…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 007

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Various


A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

2 B R 0 2 B (version 2) & The Big Trip Up Yonder (version 5)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.


These two stories by Kurt Vonnegut were written over a decade apart but they are definitely connected. The Big Trip Up Yonder, published in …

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