Short Stories

Story Name Author
The 13-Carat Diamond Khin Mya
2BR02B Kurt Vonnegut
The Ant and the Grasshopper W. Somerset Maugham
At Dead Dingo Henry Lawson
The Bet Anton Chekhov
The Book of Sand Jorge Luis Borges
The Butler Roald Dahl
Can-Can Arturo Vivante
Cat in the Rain Ernest Hemingway
The Celebrated Jumping Frog Mark Twain
The Chosen Vessel Barbara Baynton
Christmas Day in the Morning Pearl S. Buck
A Clean Well-Lighted Place Ernest Hemingway
The (Diamond) Necklace Guy de Maupassant
The Doll’s House Katherine Mansfield
The Drover’s Wife Henry Lawson
The End of Something Ernest Hemingway
Farewell to a Ghost Manoj Das
The Ghost upon the Rail John Lang
Gift of the Magi O. Henry
A Good Man is Hard to Find Flannery O’Connor
The Green Door O. Henry
Guests of the Nation Frank O’Connor
Haircut Ring Lardner
A Hanging George Orwell
Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut
Hills Like White Elephants Ernest Hemingway
How Much Land Does a Man Need Leo Tolstoy
Idyll Guy de Maupassant
In The Withaak’s Shade Herman Bosman
Indian Camp Ernest Hemingway
The Interlopers Saki (H.H. Munro)
The Killers Ernest Hemingway
Lamb to the Slaughter Roald Dahl
Last Day at School Giovanni Mosca
The Last Leaf O. Henry
Last Night James Salter
The Last Night of the World Ray Bradbury
The Law of Life Jack London
The Loaded Dog Henry Lawson
The Looking Glass Anton Chekhov
The Lottery Shirley Jackson
Man From The South Roald Dahl
Misery (The Lament) Anton Chekhov
The Monkey’s Paw W. W. Jacobs
The Moonlit Road Ambrose Bierce
Mr Know All W. Somerset Maugham
A Municipal Report O. Henry
Old Aeson Arthur Quiller-Couch
The Open Window Saki (H.H. Munro)
Oysters Anton Chekhov
The Pale Man Julius Long
Parker’s Back Flannery O’Connor
The Philanthropist’s Christmas J. W. Linn
The Return Fernando Sorrentino
The Rocking-Horse Winner D. H. Lawrence
The Romance of a Busy Broker O. Henry
A Rose for Emily William Faulkner
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty James Thurber
Shooting an Elephant George Orwell
A Sound of Thunder Ray Bradbury
The Story of an Hour Kate Chopin
That Evening Sun (Go Down) William Faulkner
The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allen Poe
There is a Reaper Charles de Vet
Thong Proi Kukrit Pramoj
Three Elephant Power A. B. Paterson
The Three Questions Leo Tolstoy
Toy Shop Harry Harrison
Unto Dust Herman Bosman
The Veldt Ray Bradbury
A Vendetta Guy de Maupassant
The Verger W. Somerset Maugham
“The War of the Worlds” Radio Play Howard Koch
The Way Up to Heaven Roald Dahl
Yellow Moepels Herman Bosman


Story Name Collector
The Ass, the Table and the Stick Joseph Jacobs
Brother and Sister Brothers Grimm
Cap O’ Rushes Joseph Jacobs
Cat and Mouse in Partnership Brothers Grimm
Diamond Cuts Diamond (Indian Folktale) Andrew Lang
Diamond Cuts Diamond (Thai Folktale) Anon
Donkey Skin Charles Perrault
Fairy Ointment Joseph Jacobs
The False Prince and True Andrew Lang
The Fish and the Ring Joseph Jacobs
A Fish Story Andrew Lang
The Frog Andrew Lang
The Golden Nugget Anon
The Heart of a Monkey Andrew Lang
How Suan Became Rich Dean S. Fansler
Hudden and Dudden and Donald O’Neary Joseph Jacobs
Kate Crackernuts Joseph Jacobs
Lazy Jack Joseph Jacobs
The Legend of Nai Raeng Anon
Little Red Riding Hood Charles Perrault
The Master Thief Andrew Lang
Mr Miacca Joseph Jacobs
Molly Whuppie Joseph Jacobs
The Shifty Lad Andrew Lang
The Stone Cutter Andrew Lang
Sweet Porridge Brothers Grimm
Tam and Cam (Vietnamese Cinderella Story) Anon
The Three Sillies Joseph Jacobs
The Three Wonderful Beggars Andrew Lang
Toads and Diamonds Charles Perrault
Tom Tit Tot Joseph Jacobs
The Town Musicians of Bremen Brothers Grimm
The Twelve Months Josef Baudis
The Two Frogs Andrew Lang
The Voice of Death Andrew Lang
What the Old Man Does is Always Right H. C. Andersen
Wise Folks Brothers Grimm

Children’s Stories

Story Name Author
The Best Thing for a King Anon
The Blind Men and the Elephant James Baldwin
Christmas Every Day W. D. Howells
Do What You Can Carolyn Bailey
Edward and Charles Elizabeth Semple
The Fir Tree H. C. Andersen
Frederick’s Holidays Elizabeth Semple
George the Giant Anon
The Giving Tree Shel Silverstein
The Golden Goose L Leslie Brooke
Hamlet William Shakespeare
The House with Golden Windows Laura E. Richards
In the Great Walled Country R. M. Alden
The Little Match Seller H. C.Andersen
The Magic Ring Dinah Craik
The Magic Sweet Shop Enid Blyton
The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night’s Dream William Shakespeare
The Nightingale H.C. Anderson
The Pig That Went to Market Enid Blyton
The Pixie in the Pond Enid Blyton
The Selfish Giant Oscar Wilde