Short Stories

The One-Pound Note and Other Tales (Valancourt Classics)

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I for one would be tempted to pick up the works of Attia Hosain and Padma Hejmadi. Abraham later tells his daughter of another discovery�a large cat with a grin from ear to ear. It begins with "The Queen of Spades" (1834) by Pushkin, Russia's first writer to achieve rock star status. First Cut: An Anthology of Fast-paced Fiction is a collection of eight short stories that cover a range of subjects, including aliens, vampires, fate, and insanity. Use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to narrow your search criteria and find your item!

Loss: and Other Stories

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Poetry is often a hard sell for me, but I fell in love with Strange Vegetables almost immediately. Please share your experiences with Frank O'Connor with us. He graduated from a Los Angeles high school in 1938. Claims to collect all the stories, and boasts an intro by pulpmeister James Reasoner and a non-fiction piece by Olsen himself, about his own days in the oil fields. One of my favorite stories in the collection is �Final Night in Nevertown�, about a town that has been plagued by disappearances for thirteen straight nights.

Stories From My Father's Barbershop

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The one I read more recently is Saints and Strangers by Angela Carter. Four Elements is a collection of poetry and short fiction by four women of horror who are all Bram Stoker Award winning poets. Interestingly enough, some of the others on BookCrossing who shared this same book with me found that they had had enough of his style after reading only a few of the stories. Nothing here is necessarily predictable, even considering the theme, but it is all imaginative and entertaining.

Mr. Joseph Hanson, The Haberdasher

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Literary agent Carrie Kania of Conville & Walsh agency has kindly agreed to read the ten winning stories. A results/book launch event with Liars’ League actors reading from the short-listed stories. Fiction on the Web does not pay for submissions. Becoming Harper: A Night Touched Prequel brings us right up to Harper’s final day as a human and what happens shortly after. There is a real darkness, a fear of madness, that runs throughout this section. Actually, though I’m a Batman fan, I did notcare for most of these short stories.

The Rondoli Sisters

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Follow the link above to our online submission manager. Others have taken into account her own ambivalence towards the local-color movement, from which she unsuccessfully tried to detach herself (Papke 24, Staunton 203, Steiling 197, Taylor 156). You only have a handful of moments to tell the whole story, so you’d better pick those moments wisely. The writing style and tone are reminiscent of something a depressed emo would write while spending a month in the local inpatient �happy house�.

The Spinster: 1905

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These three universal laws apply to everything in motion. Pays $500 for the honor if the entry fee of $10 was paid. These stories give a bittersweet account of reconciliation to the givens of self and life while growing up that will be recognized as authentic by all." Some longer stories like Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage," Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich," Conrad's "Heart of Darkness," Kafka's "The Metamorphosis," and many others are here. Gideon got a bit greedy and went to try to get more of these manuscripts but what he found was not what he expected.

The Story Of The Gadsby : "One may fall but he falls by

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There are the ones you read for pleasure, but afterwards you place it on the shelf and forget about it, or give it to a book sale, and you say, �Yeah, I read that,� when anyone asks you about it. The Last Spin, submitted by Cathy Plouffe Word Count: 2901. Without Discovery: A Native Response to Columbus. This is fine, since each and every one is high quality. This book was a monster, a 1008-page leviathon that would put most college textbooks to shame, and it was filled cover-to-cover with small-print listings of newspapers, magazines and anthologies where I could submit my writing.

The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh and Other Tales

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As can be said for most horror short stories, there is a lot of action and violence packed into just a few short pages. If you like time travel then this is well worth reading. Near the end of the collection is a powerful story called �Animus Rights�, which is worth the cover price alone. Use the accompanying writing lesson ideas to engage students. This four-year-old company endeavors to promote real life experiences, in not only writing, but also visual form.

Devout Coward and Karmic Vagabond: Autobiographical Essays &

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Something about making the kitchen seem brighter, cleaner. For me, the power of this story lies in the familiar, the trust of one person believing in another, specifically the people you let into your home—electricians, painters, and plumbers. Shadow City is a place, both real and unreal. Mildred and Fred are wealthy, educated people who, because of late nineteenth-century norms, keep their sexual feelings towards others, especially others of their own class, under very tight control.

The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales (Large Print

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The funny little puffins, with their red, parrot-like bills, were peering anxiously out of the crevices; while the curious little auks, standing erect in rows like black and white mannikins, were exceedingly perturbed; and the kittiwakes flew screaming from the rocky shelves, joining their voices to the hoarser cries of the guillemots and the booming of the waves among walls and pillars of rock. Be advised that most of the stories in this book have been previously published, so libraries may already have one or two in other collections, but having these stories in one volume is well worth the purchase.