Short Stories

Gemeinfreiheit / Beliebte / Page 8

icon Feed abonnieren

Browse

Beliebte

Neuheiten

 

Kategorie

Delete Short Stories

 

Sprache

Englisch (1771)

Französisch (250)

Deutsch (36)

Spanisch (95)

Italienisch (0)

Mehr Optionen

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

von Montague Rhodes James

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magazines). Some later editions under this title contain both...

The Rich Boy

Cabbages and Kings

von O. Henry

A series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a...

The Dream

A Descent into the Maelström

von Edgar Allan Poe

Inspired by the Moskstraumen, it is couched as a story within a story, a tale told at the summit of a mountain climb. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old - "You suppose me a...

With a Little Help

von Cory Doctorow

With a Little Help is my first serious experiment in self-publishing. I’ve published many novels, short story collections, books of essays and so on with publishers, and it’s all been very good and satisfying...

Mr. Spaceship

von Philip K. Dick

A human brain-controlled spacecraft would mean mechanical perfection. This was accomplished, and something unforeseen: a strange entity called— Mr. Spaceship.

The Big Trip Up Yonder

von Kurt Vonnegut

If it was good enough for your grandfather, forget it ... it is much too good for anyone else!

An Unwritten Novel

The Magic Shop

Star-begotten

von H. G. Wells

Star Begotten is a 1937 novel by H. G. Wells. It tells the story of a series of men who conjecture upon the possibility of the human race being altered by Martians to replace their own dying planet. The protagonist...

In the Penal Colony

von Franz Kafka

The story is set in an unnamed penal colony. Internal clues and the setting on an island suggest Octave Mirbeau's The Torture Garden as an influence. As in some of Kafka's other writings, the narrator in this...

The Thing on the Doorstep

The Ego Machine

von Henry Kuttner

When a slightly mad robot drunk on AC, wants you to join an experiment in optimum ecology—don't do it! After all, who wants to argue like Disraeli or live like Ivan the Terrible?

The Abbot's Ghost, or Maurice Treherne's Temptation

von Louisa May Alcott

A christmas story from the writer of Little Women.

Love of Life & Other Stories

The Tunnel Under The World

von Frederik Pohl

Pinching yourself is no way to see if you are dreaming. Surgical instruments? Well, yes—but a mechanic's kit is best of all!

The Shadow Over Innsmouth

von Howard Phillips Lovecraft

The story describes of a strange hybrid race, half-human and half an unknown creature that resembles a cross between a fish and frog, that dwells in the seaside village of Innsmouth (formerly a large town, but...

The Prussian Officer

Beyond the Black River