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Can You Suggest any good short stories to read, literally short and free . Wanna read some over the weekend.

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Last weekend I just stumbled upon a short story called The Little Match Girl , n then read another story A Dog of Flanders. I loved both of em.

Then I read a short novel called ‘I Want to Eat ur Pancreas’ and loved it too.

I finsished Shadow King and A Silent Patient but they were quite long and couldn’t be finished over weekend(atleast by me).  So want good ol short stories of any author that touched you. I wud prefer eng translated stories from other countries , so in that way they cud be unique not much known, but u can recommend any that touched u even if its known coz I can’t be knowing every single good story right. blush blush
You can also jog ur memories while remembering right? So want u to hv some good time too, I cud hv asked anywhere , but want Desidime family to get involved too. So that we can share our fav short stories collection.
Thx in advance. blush blush

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The Last Leaf by O. Henry.

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Six word stories. Google it.

Example – “Found true love, married someone else.” stuck_out_tongue

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Ramta_Jogi wrote:

Six word stories. Google it.

Example – “Found true love, married someone else.” stuck_out_tongue

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cadence wrote:

The Last Leaf by O. Henry.

Thx will read it for sure today . KG

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Premchand, Ruskin bond, mahashetwa devi

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Six word stories. Google it.

Example – “Found true love, married someone else.” stuck_out_tongue

“My wife should respect my girlfriends” joy

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cadence wrote:

The Last Leaf by O. Henry.

This was in CBSE 9th std. English Lit. book. I had read & explained this story to one boy just 10 days back for his class final exams. Lovely story indeed.
The Begger by Anton Chekhov was also there. That was also a good one.

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The curious incident of the dog in the night time

Its bbc audio book version is very good too

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Try Malgudi days

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161508-v2.0 wrote:

Try Malgudi days

Read n even watched the tv show. Thx for suggesting.

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saucap wrote:

This was in CBSE 9th std. English Lit. book. I had read & explained this story to one boy just 10 days back for his class final exams. Lovely story indeed.

During school & college days I used to frequent book fairs looking for a bargain. Purchased a thick book of short stories by writers like Guy de Maupassant (The Necklace), Anton Chekov (The Lottery Ticket), Katherine Mansfield (The Fly), Kate Chopin (The Story of an Hour), Tagore (The Post Office)
Prefer reading short stories about individual’s journey & whole gamut of emotions. It has been a while… will be reading ‘A Retrieved Reformation’ soon.

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cadence wrote:

During school & college days I used to frequent book fairs looking for a bargain. Purchased a thick book of short stories by writers like Guy de Maupassant (The Necklace), Anton Chekov (The Lottery Ticket), Katherine Mansfield (The Fly), Kate Chopin (The Story of an Hour), Tagore (The Post Office)
Prefer reading short stories about individual’s journey & whole gamut of emotions. It has been a while… will be reading ‘A Retrieved Reformation’ soon.

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✝️ Karma given for nostalgia bro

@ErenYeager check out these two:
‘The Hitchhiker’ by Roald Dahl
https://www.tdms.worcs.sch.uk/content/RemoteLea...

‘An Astrologer’s Day’ by R. K. Narayan. Pdf contains some jazz. Actual story starts from Pg 3 “PUNCTUALLY at midday …”
http://www.collaborativelearning.org/astrologer...

Cc @sence bro whose wit we miss and also ace blogger @rpal

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✝️ Karma given for nostalgia bro

@ErenYeager check out these two:
‘The Hitchhiker’ by Roald Dahl
https://www.tdms.worcs.sch.uk/content/RemoteLea...

‘An Astrologer’s Day’ by R. K. Narayan. Pdf contains some jazz. Actual story starts from Pg 3 “PUNCTUALLY at midday …”
http://www.collaborativelearning.org/astrologer...

Cc @sence bro whose wit we miss and also ace blogger @rpal

Thx a lot , I ‘ll sure give them a go , made a checklist of all the suggestions I received. I too have a book  on Anton Chekhov’s short stories including the lottery ticket. blush blush

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Story of Károly Takács.
The habbit of winning book contains good short stories..

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ErenYeager wrote:

Thx a lot , I ‘ll sure give them a go , made a checklist of all the suggestions I received. I too have a book  on Anton Chekhov’s short stories including the lottery ticket. blush blush

Welcome bro.

We dimers are too caught up in stuff so even shared 📚 links for ready reference.

Recommended to sit peacefully 😇 with a hot cup of tea ☕️ like @chai_lover would say and with mobile📱in different room as @Alpha.Barood would most likely suggest

Cc @cadence @Mayavi @Siddhartha07 also @Ghilli @androgame bro not seen for long time

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✝️ Karma given for nostalgia bro

@ErenYeager check out these two:
‘The Hitchhiker’ by Roald Dahl
https://www.tdms.worcs.sch.uk/content/RemoteLea...

‘An Astrologer’s Day’ by R. K. Narayan. Pdf contains some jazz. Actual story starts from Pg 3 “PUNCTUALLY at midday …”
http://www.collaborativelearning.org/astrologer...

Cc @sence bro whose wit we miss and also ace blogger @rpal

Aww, you are making me blush bro. Every time I try giving you karma, it won’t work. Anyway, bit busy nowadays and when we get some free time, me and my homies are traveling a lot.

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sence wrote:

Aww, you are making me blush bro. Every time I try giving you karma, it won’t work. Anyway, bit busy nowadays and when we get some free time, me and my homies are traveling a lot.

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u give me ✝️ Karma or i give u ✝️ Karma its the same thing bhai so ✝️ Karma given to you 🥳
Cc @wander-lust tum yeh vyaapaar nahi samjhoge 😇

On serious note, I understand you’re busy bro. lot more imp things than DD stuck_out_tongue just once a while do post here will be great for folks like me @cadence @siddhartha07 Cheers

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“She Broke Up, I Didn’t!: I Just Kissed Someone Else!”

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u give me ✝️ Karma or i give u ✝️ Karma its the same thing bhai so ✝️ Karma given to you 🥳
Cc @wander-lust tum yeh vyaapaar nahi samjhoge 😇

On serios note, I understand you’re busy bro. lot more imp things than DD stuck_out_tongue just once a while do post here will be great for folks like me @cadence @siddhartha07 Cheers

Ek karma ki keemat tm kya jano Pingy babu

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pingpong wrote:

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u give me ✝️ Karma or i give u ✝️ Karma its the same thing bhai so ✝️ Karma given to you 🥳
Cc @wander-lust tum yeh vyaapaar nahi samjhoge 😇

On serious note, I understand you’re busy bro. lot more imp things than DD stuck_out_tongue just once a while do post here will be great for folks like me @cadence @siddhartha07 Cheers

Now after @Luciferofhell you tagged me here, and I shared a scary 6 words short story here joy
Yes all of you please contribute to DD, make it more fun filled out here smiley

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“Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.”
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