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Short Stories

  • From the deeply unsettling to the possibly supernatural, these thirty-one border-crossing stories from around the world explore the uncanny in literature, and delve into our increasingly unstable sense of self, home, and planet. The Uncanny Reader: Stories from the Shadows opens with "The Sand-man," E.T.A. Hoffmann's 1817 tale of doppelgangers and...

    Publisher : St. Martin's Press
    published : 2015
  • The stories of Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne paved the way for the fantastic science fiction literature that we all enjoy today. However, full appreciation of these contemporary works is impossible without an understanding of their literary roots. Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories is a wonderful collection, comprising excerpts...

    Publisher : Talos
    published : 2014
  • This collection of Celtic Fairy tales was put together by noted Celtic expert Joseph Jacobs in the late 19th and early 20th Century. Including famous legends such as 'Conal Hammerclaw' and 'The Sea Maiden', this book will excite and delight fans of the Celtic arts, those who appreciate classic literature, and story-lovers in general.

    Publisher : Andrews UK
    published : 2010
  • From international bestseller Stephen King the first ebook ever published?a novella about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side. Riding the Bullet is ?a ghost story in the grand manner? from the bestselling author of Bag of Bones , The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon , and The Green Mile ?a short story about a young man who...

    Publisher : Scribner
    published : 2000
  • In these twelve dazzlng stories, the bestselling, award-winning Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie explores the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie's signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • Contents:. The Abbot''s Ghost, or Maurice Treherne''s Temptation. Aunt Kipp. The Baron''s Gloves. The Brothers. A Country Christmas. The Cross on The Old Church Tower. The Death of John. Debby''s Debut. A Garland for Girls:. May Flowers. Ivy Spray And Ladies'' Slippers. Water-Lilies. and Wheat. Button-Rose....

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2008
  • Not the End of the World is Kate Atkinson's first collection of short stories. Playful and profound, they explore the world we think we know whilst offering a vision of another world which lurks just beneath the surface of our consciousness, a world where the myths we have banished from our lives are startlingly present and where imagination has...

    Publisher : Transworld
    published : 2010
  • From George R. R. Martin's Introduction to Warriors: "People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories. Since Homer first sang the wrath of Achilles and the ancient Sumerians set down their tales of Gilgamesh, warriors, soldiers, and fighters have fascinated us; they are a part of every culture,...

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 2010
  • WARRIORS is the first of three mass-market paperback volumes of a 250,000-word anthology of never-before-published stories from today's top writers about war and warriors, past, present, and future.

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 2016
  • From George R. R. Martin's Introduction to Warriors: "People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories. Since Homer first sang the wrath of Achilles and the ancient Sumerians set down their tales of Gilgamesh, warriors, soldiers, and fighters have fascinated us; they are a part of every culture, every...

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 2016