Read Short Classic Shorts
The love of a Brown Dog
A classic short story in the horror genre, in which a murderer tries to convince the reader of his sanity in the wake of his crimes.
Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it....
Conclusion of a life lived in reverse - a classic short by an American master of short stories and novels.
A life is lived in reverse....
It was December—a bright frozen day in the early morning. Far out in the country there was an old Negro woman with her head tied in a red rag, coming along a path...
ABOUT A LITTLE WATER SPIRIT WHO LOVES DANCING
Classic short story which inspired the hit movie...(first published in The New Yorker, 1939)...
A great classic short to honor a great writer of short stories, Alice Munroe, winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first Nobel Prize to be given for a short story.
Famous author, Kate Chopin's, classic short story, The Story of an Hour.
Classic short retelling of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Sometimes we have the power to make our own fate... if we see the opportunity to do so and then seize it. But if we change fate do we alter our universe? Perhaps!
Fortunes are at risk because of a mysterious apparition scaring off the crew of a vessel about to embark on its expedition.
A tabby with a penchant for thievery, upsets his neighbors, eventually wearing out his welcome at home, but setting himself up for a new one.
Famous short story writer, Victor Hugo, describes, with supreme adeptness, a scene of carnage and terror as it occurs aboard a ship at sea, with a loose cannon taking all in its path.