Short Stories

Download E-books Once Upon a Time (A Short Story) PDF

By Ayse Kulin

Güllü, a married girl residing in poverty, refuses to extinguish her desires regardless of the cruelty and violence of her husband. She convinces him to permit her to paintings outdoors the house and takes on a role operating for psychologist Gül Hanım. the 2 girls shape a real friendship, and Güllü sees for the 1st time girl can opt for her personal lifestyles, even whereas dwelling in a spot the place man’s observe and man’s fist are the legislations. yet, after a protracted and unexplained absence, Gül Hanım’s estranged husband returns. He wishes whatever she can’t provide him, and he won’t supply her anything she desperately needs—her freedom.

Once Upon a Time is a narrative of interweaving lives, certain by way of threads of deception, the need for keep an eye on, and wish within the face of powerlessness.

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Download E-books Stay Up With Me: Stories PDF

By Tom Barbash

In the culture of vintage brief tales through John Cheever and Tobias Wolff, these in Tom Barbash's evocative assortment discover the myriad methods we strive to connect with each other and to the occasionally merciless global round us. The newly unmarried mom in "The holiday" interferes together with her son's love existence over his Christmas holiday from university. The frightened younger guy in "Balloon evening" persists in webhosting an annual watch-the-Macy's-Thanksgiving-Day-Parade-floats-be-inflated occasion, whereas attempting to preserve the parable of his marriage both afloat. Barbash laces his narratives with sharp humor, mental acuity, and pathos, developing deeply resonant and interesting tales that pierce the center and linger within the imagination.

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Download E-books The King In Yellow PDF

By Robert W. Chambers

Yearning a really creepy learn? Cuddle up with The King in Yellow through Robert W. Chambers, a set of spine-tingling horror tales which are woven jointly by means of a fictional play referred to as The King in Yellow. This mythical literary production is related to engender insanity or in poor health fortune in all of these who learn it, and plenty of of the characters who populate the tales during this assortment were tormented by the curse connected to the play.

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Download E-books Japanese Ghost Stories: Spirits, Hauntings, and Paranormal Phenomena (Tuttle Classics) PDF

By Catrien Ross

"A most sensible e-book of 2009" —The Japan Times

Japanese Ghost Stories, previously released lower than the name Supernatural and Mysterious Japan, is a set of the eerie and terrifying from round Japan. This ebook opens a window into the hidden points of the japanese global of the mystical, a spot the place bushes develop human hair, rocks weep and there is even a graveyard the place Jesus is reputed to were buried.

Covering old and sleek occasions, Japanese Ghost Stories deals not just strong, outdated frightening tales, yet a few unique insights into eastern tradition and psychology.

Japanese ghost tales include:

  • In seek of the Supernatural
  • Psychic Stirrings
  • New Forays into the Mystic
  • Strange yet True
  • Modern-Day Hauntings
  • Scenes of Ghosts and Demons
  • Edo-Era Tales

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Download E-books The Nick Adams Stories PDF

By Ernest Hemingway

From one of many twentieth century's maximum voices comes the whole quantity of his brief tales that includes Nick Adams, Ernest Hemingway's memorable personality, as he grows from baby to adolescent to soldier, veteran, author, and parent—a series heavily paralleling the occasions of Hemingway's life.

The entire choice of Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams dozen tales are amassed the following in a single quantity, grouped jointly in response to the most important time sessions within the protagonist's existence. in response to Hemingway's personal experieces as a boy and as a member of the purple pass ambulance corps in international struggle I. the gathering follows Nick's lifestyles as a toddler to mum or dad, besides soldier, veteran, and author and have a few of Hemingway's earliest paintings comparable to "Indian Camp" and a few of his top identified brief tales, together with "Big Two-Hearted River." ideal for longtime Hemingway enthusiasts and as an creation to 1 of America's most famed writers.

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Download E-books 999: Twenty-nine Original Tales of Horror and Suspense PDF

By Al Sarrantonio

A ward-winning author and editor Al Sarrantonio gathers jointly twenty-nine unique tales from masters of the macabre. From darkish myth and natural suspense to vintage horror stories of vampires and zombies, 999 showcases the intense scope of fantastical fright fiction. The tales during this anthology are a constant journey de strength of worry, to be able to hang-out you, terrify you, and hold the adrenaline speeding throughout the night.

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