Good short stories
written in British English.
Read for free on line.
Mostly written by Richard Small
Decent, short, thought provoking tales of
Ideal for plane or train journeys.
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No guarantee they're the 'best stories ever' , for who dares the right to be so bold!
Often something to think more deeply about than you may have done before.
A place to share your own fine story on the guest writer page. Have a look.
An interesting way to learn English.
Word search facility .
Top right of the page.
Try it out, see if your word brings you something of interest.
Life, on the moors. NEW !
If you are into philosophy then there is much in this 18th Century tale of destiny and hardship. Think on the decisions that were made, the ones you might have chosen yourself. Then ask yourself why. Why did the author choose the destinies of this family, why, oh why, could they all not have been saved? You tell me.
New book just published
by Gaskells called
Ghosts and Things
Sunday Times award 2016'
Also, many free ghost stories to read here, always new tales appearing - as if by magic !
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see link below . . .
Ghosts and Things Web Site
Old and rare poem about the Fire Brigade. This unknown poet penned a toast to the honour, daring and skill of the fire brigade. The men he wrote of are long turned to dust but not so their heroic deeds. FIRE POEM