Short Stories

Gemeinfreiheit / Beliebte / Page 8

icon Feed abonnieren

Browse

Beliebte

Neuheiten

 

Kategorie

Delete Short Stories

 

Sprache

Englisch (1771)

Französisch (250)

Deutsch (36)

Spanisch (94)

Italienisch (0)

Mehr Optionen

Love Among the Haystacks

The Reluctant Dragon

von Kenneth Grahame

The Reluctant Dragon is an 1898 children's story by Kenneth Grahame (originally published as a chapter in his book Dream Days), which served as the key element to the 1941 feature film with the same name from...

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 League of the Scarlet Pimpernel

von Baroness Emma Orczy

Written by Baroness Orczy and first published in 1919, The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a sequel book to the classic adventure tale, The Scarlet Pimpernel. The book consists of eleven short stories about...

Love of Life & Other Stories

The Confessions of Arsène Lupin

von Maurice Leblanc

This collection of Lupin short stories presents more puzzling criminal involvements of the classic French hero-thief and his men.

A Witch Shall be Born

A Hunger Artist

von Franz Kafka

A Hunger Artist explores many of the themes that were close to him: spiritual poverty, asceticism, futility, and the alienation of the modern artist.

Sketches by Boz

von Charles Dickens

Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens in 1836. Dickens' career as a writer of fiction truly began with this collection in 1833, when he started writing humorous sketches...

The Thing on the Doorstep

The Country Doctor

von Franz Kafka

The plot follows a country doctor's hapless struggle to attend a sick young boy on a cold winter's night. A series of surreal events occur in the process, including the appearance of a mysterious groom in a...

The Rich Boy

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 Curse of Yig

von Howard Phillips Lovecraft

"The Curse of Yig" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Zealia Bishop in which Yig, "The Father of Serpents", is first introduced.

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...

The Scarlet Citadel

The Chronicles of Captain Blood

The Chronic Argonauts

von H. G. Wells

This brief story begins with a third-person account of the arrival of a mysterious inventor to the peaceful Welsh town of Llyddwdd. Dr. Nebogipfel takes up residence in a house sorely neglected after the deaths...

The Gift of the Magi

von O. Henry

Jim Dillingham Young and his wife Della are a young couple who are very much in love with each other, but can barely afford their one-room apartment opposite the elevated train due to their very bad economic...

The Moon Men