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Tumanako 1-5

Rymden blir mindre kall när Dani sprider hopp och värme under sina äventyr Jonas Bengtsson, Barrikaden.se   Det här är en samlingsutgåva med de fem första novellerna i serien om Da ...

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Good Morning victorious

For five years I longed for peace. When we finally defeated the aliens, the general greeted us: "Good morning, victorious", and I believed everything would return to as before the ...

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Mysteriet med fotografiet

När 29-åriga Evita Klanglind kör ombord på färjan som ska ta henne till Sassnitz, gör hon det med viss ambivalens. Göran hade nyligen lämnat henne för en annan kvinna och hennes mo ...

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A Service of Love

Love, art, ambitions and sacrifices. O. Henry’s "A Service of Love" tells the story of the artist Joe and the pianist Delia who fall in love with each other. They marry and althoug ...

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The Sphinx Without a Secret

'Please, speak softly, we might be overheard,'Two college friends run into each other in Paris and one tells the other of a mysterious woman he’s been seeing. She sets appointments ...

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Tales of the Alhambra

The famous Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain, served as the major influence for this collection of essays and sketches by Washington Irving. Blending history, myth, and natural des ...

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The Hound

There are graves that should have never been opened... The narrator and his friend learn this only after they have robbed several graves and started an exhibition on the artifacts ...

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The Doom That Came to Sarnath

More than 10 000 years ago something terrible happened in the land of Mnar. Shepherd people built a new city called Sarnath. But the land they took to themselves was not uninhabite ...

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The Mudfog Papers

"The total number of legs belonging to the manufacturing population of one great town in Yorkshire was, in round numbers, forty thousand, while the total number of chair and stool ...

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Reprinted Pieces

"Once upon a time, and of course it was in the Golden Age, and I hope you may know when that was, for I am sure I don't, though I have tried hard to find out, there lived in a rich ...

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George Silverman's Explanation

"Mother had the gripe and clutch of poverty upon her face, upon her figure, and not least of all upon her voice."After a traumatic childhood spent locked in a cellar, the orphaned ...

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Three Deaths

"She would not hear a word. She has made her plans for living abroad, as if she were well. But if I should tell her what her real condition is, it would kill her.'A sick noblewoman ...

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Walk In the Light While There Is Light

A group of rich Russians gather one night for hospitality and conversation, all admitting that they aren’t happy and aren’t optimistic that their children will ever find happiness ...

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Alyosha the Pot

'He felt for the first time in his life that he—not his services, but he himself—was necessary to another human being.'At 19, Alyosha’s father sends him off to work as a servant fo ...

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Aesop’s Fables

The sly fox, the greedy wolf and the diligent ant are among the most iconic and loved characters from Aesop’s fables. Who doesn’t love discovering knowledge in the ancient tales? I ...

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The Model Millionaire

"Romance is the privilege of the rich, not the profession of the unemployed."Hughie, a charming young man with no money, wants to marry a girl named Laura. But Laura’s father is co ...

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What the Moon Brings

The narrator has gone out to a garden in the middle of the night. But the garden, under the light of the moon, doesn’t seem like a usual garden. Everything seems a little weird and ...

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Under the Pyramids

When Harry Houdini travels all the way to Egypt, he doesn’t know yet that this trip will take him to one of his greatest – and most terrifying – adventures. During the trip he is k ...

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The Tree

Kalos and Musides are two Greek sculptors who are asked to sculpt statues for a competition. But while they are preparing their statues, something terrible happens – Kalos becomes ...

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The Horror at Martin’s Beach

When captain James P. Orne and his crew kill a strange and enormous animal in the sea, they are confused. They have never seen anything like this before – the animal looks like a g ...

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The Festival

It is the time to celebrate Yuletide – a festival that ancient Germanic people celebrated during the darkest times of the year. A man returns to his home town to share this special ...

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The Seven Poor Travellers

"Strictly speaking, there were only six poor travellers; but, being a traveller myself, though an idle one, and being withal as poor as I hope to be, I brought the number up to sev ...

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Sketches by Boz

"Minerva House ... was ‘a finishing establishment for young ladies,’ where some twenty girls of the ages from thirteen to nineteen inclusive, acquired a smattering of everything an ...

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Going into Society

"Society, taken in the lump, is all dwarfs (...) And when you’ve no more left to give, they’ll laugh at you to your face..."A man sets up a circus in a respectable neighbourhood an ...

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Doctor Marigold

Doctor Marigold is a traveling salesperson and a good man. But his wife beats their daughter Sophy and he is too weak-willed to do anything about it. When Sophy dies, Marigold is s ...