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The Lamplighter

Charles Dickens’ ‘The Lamplighter’ is a short story that will take the reader on a comical adventure bringing together the philosopher's stone, some fortune-telling stars, an eccen ...


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The Elementary Spirit

‘The Elementary Spirit‘ (1844) was written by the German Romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which inspired Tc ...


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The Doge and Dogess

‘The Doge and Dogess’ (1885) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German Romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which ...


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Signor Formica

‘Signor Formica’ (1885) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German Romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which insp ...


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Master Martin, The Cooper, and His Journal

‘Master Martin, The Cooper, and His Journal’ (1885) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the M ...


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Master Johannes Wacht

‘Master Martin, The Cooper, and His Journal’ (1885) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the M ...


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Gambler’s Luck

‘Gambler’s Luck’ (1855) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which insp ...


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Arthur’s Hall

‘Arthur’s Hall’ (1885) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German Romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which inspi ...


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The Triumphs of a Taxidermist

Who would have known that 'the father of Science Fiction' also wrote satire about stuffed animals? H.G. Wells' short story 'The Triumphs of a Taxidermist' was first published anony ...


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A Slip Under the Microscope

Should he confess all and face the consequences or should he keep his secret forever?'A Slip Under the Microscope' is one of H.G. Wells' best-loved short stories, detailing the dil ...


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Rött ljus

Cilla och Erik är på väg hem från en Vikingafest. Vid stoppljuset som inte fungerar står även Evelinas bil. Erik och Evelina har känt varandra sedan de var ledare på ett sommarkoll ...


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Pannkakstårtan - feelgoodnovell

Lisbeth har förberett fikastunden med omsorg, en pannkakstårta, Emmas favorit från barndomen. Efter sju långa år ska de äntligen ses igen.


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The Sandman

‘The Sandman‘ (1844) was written by the German romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which inspired Tchaikovsky’ ...


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The Pearl of Love

First published in 'The Strand Magazine' in 1925, 'The Pearl of Love' by H.G. Wells is an allegorical tale of love, devotion, and loss.Inspired by ancient Persian literature, this ...


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The Obliterated Man

Who is Egbert Craddock Cummins? And why is he changing?'The Obliterated Man' tells the tale of a shy young man, Egbert Craddock Cummins, who reluctantly takes on the role of a thea ...


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A Vision of Judgment

A man is awoken in his grave by the sound of trumpets on judgment day. As the first souls come before God and Archangel Gabriel for the last judgment, the man soon discovers that j ...


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Under the Knife

From the 'father of science fiction', H.G. Wells, comes a tale of a near-death experience. In H.G. Wells' short story 'Under the Knife', the narrator undergoes an operation during ...


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The Beautiful Suit

Freedom. A quality valued by many, and which is never restricted without consequence. Can a mother’s guidance ever be too much? One beautiful suit could be all it takes to break a ...


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The Lost Letter

"The Lost Letter" is a short story by Gogol published in his 1831 collection "Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka". In it, an exuberant narrator, the old sexton Foma, humorously recoun ...


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Waiter, a 'Bock'

Two old school friends meet in a café in Paris, but their chance meeting turns into a surprise for one of them. Aged, dirty, and with fingernails blackened with tobacco, Jean des B ...


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Two Friends

It’s 1870 and the Siege of Paris is in full swing, where the French-Prussian war has brought daily life to a halt. Wearied, starving, and strung out on absinthe, two men meet by ch ...


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The Signal

When the Baronne de Grangerie attempts to imitate the gestures of a woman in the window on the opposite side of the street, she gets much more than she bargained for. Will she make ...


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The Wisdom of Father Brown

An invisible killer, a family curse, a voodoo cult, a murdered prince, and a stolen salad dressing. Strange events call for a detective like no other, and Father Brown has a tenden ...


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Kotimme Auschwitz

Kun puolalainen kirjallisuudenopiskelija Tadeusz Borowski joutuu Auschwitzin keskitysleirille, hänen elämänsä muuttuu käsittämättömästi. Keskitysleirillä keskitytään hengissä selvi ...


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Änglar i sanden

"Och så var det nästan som vanligt igen. Nej, förresten, det var det inte alls. Det var inte alls som vanligt. Det var något ont som kommit i luften och Asko var sjuk i hjärtat."<b ...