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Cover for Vanhuudesta


Filosofi Ciceron kiinnostavia ajatuksia vanhenemisesta.Marcus Porcius Cato vanhempi on pitkään ikään elänyt roomalaismies. Kun nuoret ystävykset Scipio Africanus nuorempi ja Gaius ...

Cover for Scipion unennäkö

Scipion unennäkö

Jännittävä katkelma Ciceron mestariteoksesta.Kun Scipio Africanus nuorempi näkee erikoisen unen, hän arvaa kyseessä olevan enneuni. Unessa hänen isoisänsä, menestynyt soturi, saapu ...

Cover for The Adjuster

The Adjuster

Written by famous author F. Scott Fitzgerald, this short story relates the rocky relationship of married New York couple Luella and Charles Hemple.Luella Hemple is selfish. However ...

Cover for Tarquin of Cheapside

Tarquin of Cheapside

Set in London in 1594, ‘Tarquin of Cheapside’ is a cross between a whodunnit and a whodunwhat. We find Wessel Caxter reading ‘The Faerie Queen,’ before his evening is interrupted b ...

Cover for Porcelain and pink

Porcelain and pink

This comedic short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald follows the character of Julie.A nonsensical, witty, and charming tale, 'Porcelain and Pink' features a pink girl in a bathtub and a ...

Cover for O Russet witch!

O Russet witch!

Bookseller, Merlin Grainger, has a crush. The only problem is, he’s never actually met the girl he’s in love with, so he calls her Caroline. Russet-haired Caroline keeps popping in ...

Cover for Mr. Icky

Mr. Icky

A sad story filled with morality and longing, 'Mr Icky' follows a family who is growing up. While the children experience wealth, high society, and the opportunities they bring wit ...

Cover for Jemina


Deliciously funny, ‘Jemina’ is one of those rare things: a story for a story’s sake.Fifty years ago, way up in the mountains, the Tantrums and the Doldrums fell out over a game of ...

Cover for Head and Shoulders

Head and Shoulders

Do opposites actually attract? 'Head and Shoulders' features the intellectual Horace, who is totally absorbed in his studies at Princeton, but falls for a spirited dancer despite t ...

Cover for Dalyrimple Goes Wrong

Dalyrimple Goes Wrong

Dalyrimple is rich and arrogant and believes he stands above the standards of life itself. He can't find his place in society and flits between opportunities. F. Scott Fitzgerald a ...

Cover for Benediction


Lois, a young girl, is anxious to meet her lover but makes an unexpected stop at her brother Keith's house, who is studying to become a Catholic priest. After not seeing him for ma ...

Cover for The Sensible Thing

The Sensible Thing

This short story follows the loveable character of George O'Kelly, an aspiring engineer who sells insurance to pay the bills.George falls in love with the mysterious Jonquill Cary. ...

Cover for The Jelly-Bean

The Jelly-Bean

Jim Powell is a jelly-bean; a lazy, idle man, who is content to drift through life. However, when his friend, Clark, invites him to a shindig where Nancy Lamar is going to be, ther ...

Cover for Love in the Night

Love in the Night

At the tender age of 17, half-Russian, half-American Val has a brief romance with a married woman from the United States. However, this fleeting encounter is about to change his li ...

Cover for Kazan


Kazan is three quarters husky and one quarter wolf, and struggles with these two sides of his personality. A part of him wants to stay with people, while the other wants to run fre ...

Cover for Captain Tatham of Tatham Island

Captain Tatham of Tatham Island

An unusual novel in Wallace’s collection, it is not told linearly but instead it is an adventure novel told in the form of witness statements to a journalist. It follows Captain Ta ...

Cover for Angel Esquire

Angel Esquire

In ‘Angel Esquire’ an eccentric casino owner on his death bed, proclaims that whoever can complete a complex cipher of his own design will be the sole inheritor of his vast fortune ...

Cover for Micah Clarke

Micah Clarke

Set during the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685, ‘Micah Clarke’ is an historical adventure story by the famous Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The son of a dedicated Prote ...

Cover for The Day of His Youth

The Day of His Youth

'The Day of His Youth' is the story of Francis Hume who battles between his own personal guilt and his desire to seize the day, after his mother died during childbirth. Alice Brown ...

Cover for The Prisoner

The Prisoner

Homecoming hero Jeffrey Blake returns after a stint in prison and tries to embed himself back into his former life. Blake hopes to reconcile with his wife and find his place back i ...

Cover for The Wizard's Touch

The Wizard's Touch

‘The Wizard's Touch’ (1906) is a short story by American playwright and novelist, Alice Brown.Jerome Wilmer is an artist who returned from his travels to find Mary, the girl he lov ...

Cover for Tiverton Tales

Tiverton Tales

The fictional town of Tiverton is the centre of these short stories by Alice Brown. Tiverton is based in New England, like many of Brown's other works, and is home to traditional, ...

Cover for The Gods are Athirst

The Gods are Athirst

‘The Gods Are Athirst’ (1912) is Nobel laureate Anatole France’s captivating fictional reimagining of the bloody events of the French Revolution. Gamelin, a young idealistic painte ...

Cover for Mr. Pickwick’s Christmas

Mr. Pickwick’s Christmas

Family Christmas gatherings are always very... interesting.A wedding, sports on ice, Sexton stealing Goblins, merry voices carolling and jolly faces. The Pickwickians' Christmas tr ...

Cover for The Rich Boy

The Rich Boy

The very wealthy are different from the rest of us, and so is Anson. From a young age, he learned to speak in an almost British way; his words and sentences are crisp and clear. Th ...