Fiction

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Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927) is considered the father of the Japanese short story. He was born in Tokyo. Sadly, he committed suicide at the age of 35. We feature one of his most famous stories, Rashomon. It is an evocative tale of a lowly servant who steals the kimono from an old woman.


Bride of a Day

by J.-H. Rosny published and translated by Santa Fe daily New Mexican. September 22, 1894. y first marriage, said Jacques ...
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The May Bug: The Story of its Capture

An anonymous translation of the story "Le Hanneton" by J.-H. Rosny. The original was published in La Revue De Paris ...
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While Choppers Roared

By Margie Harris, Racketeer Stories, February 1931 (Courtesy of John Locke. His collection of her stories is available from Amazon) ...
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Friend Island

published  in All-Story Weekly September 7, 1918 Francis Stevens (real name Gertrude Barrows Bennett, 1884–1948) t was upon the waterfront ...
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Behind the Curtain

published in All-Story Weekly, September 21, 1918 by Francis Stevens (real name Gertrude Barrows Bennett, 1884–1948) t was after nine o’clock ...
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The Vixen

By Aleister Crowley atricia Fleming threw the reins to a groom, and ran up the steps into the great house, ...
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Cougar Kitty

By Margie Harris, Mobs magazine 1930(Courtesy of John Locke. His collection of her stories is available from Amazon) A mystery ...
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The Trailor Murder Mystery

n the year 1841, there resided, at different points in the State of Illinois, three brothers by the name of ...
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The Grand Concourse

by Jacob M. Appel o celebrate her sixtieth birthday—she is now older than her parents when they died—my mother asks ...
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Deception

magine traveling through space at lightening speed, exploring the deep recesses of the universe to unveil her deepest secrets. "Are ...
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The State Of the Mind

by Joshua Kwesi Knowlife The mind can be a whole world Bigger the than universe Infinite in space It can ...
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Wadham College Chapel, Oxford

by Nordahl Grieg (1902-1943), a Norwegian poet during WWII, translated by John Irons. Pain fills the roar of the organ, ...
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Chaplin’s Hat

A children's rhyme by Michael Wynn (the author's own translation from Norwegian) With hat and frock, Chaplin wandered broke to ...
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Then rise up in me, loneness

by Tor Jonsson (1916-1951), translated by John Irons. Then rise up in me, loneness, storm my earth-life’s last entrenchment and ...
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Cultural Excursion

by Michael Wynn (the author's own translation from Norwegian) Ulanbator-Bahamas there and back a stupor, a hangover and we’re back ...
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Sand

Buy the full volume from Amazon. A free Reading Guide is also available: http://www.rogergreenwald.org/North-in-the-World-reading-guide.pdf ...
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Guardian Angel

Buy the full volume from Amazon. A free Reading Guide is also available: http://www.rogergreenwald.org/North-in-the-World-reading-guide.pdf ...
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London

by Nordahl Grieg (1902-1943), a Norwegian poet during WWII, translated by G.M. Gathorne-Hardy. I We lie in the dark and ...
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Once upon a time

by Michael Wynn (the author's own translation from Norwegian) The demon rises Loathsome spawn Spreading its sinewed arms like wings ...
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Do Not Disturb My Circles

by Angel Uriel Perales What do I care if the peacocks strut proud amongst the ruins of Syracuse? The maggots ...
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