Books Tagged ‘Short Stories’

Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

Subject: Fiction

“I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt. ” These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, i...

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The Cask of Amontillado

Subject: Horror

“The Cask of Amontillado” (sometimes spelled “The Casque of Amontillado”) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story, set in an unnamed Italian city ...

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Subject: Horror

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch ...

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The Jungle Book

Subject: Fiction

The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories by the English author Rudyard Kipling. Most of the characters are animals such as Shere Khan the tiger and Baloo the bear, thou...

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Dubliners

Subject: Fiction

Dubliners is a collection of fifteen short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They comprise a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dubli...

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The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

Subject: Fiction

The Awakening, novel by Kate Chopin, published in 1899. Originally titled A Solitary Soul, the novel depicts a young mother’s struggle to achieve sexual and personal emancipatio...

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A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

Subject: Fiction

A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & ...

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales

Subject: Fiction

The Happy Prince and Other Tales (sometimes called The Happy Prince and Other Stories) is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888. It con...

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The Yellow Wallpaper

Subject: Fiction

Based on the author’s own experiences, ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ is the chilling tale of a woman driven to the brink of insanity by the ‘rest cure’ prescribed after the...

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Subject: Fantasy

The Grimm brothers were early 19th-century writers best known for their fairy tales coming from Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic origins. By 1807 there was a growing interes...

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