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Within the space of a few pages, an author must weave a story that’s compelling, create characters readers care about and drive the story to its ultimate conclusion — a feat that can be difficult to accomplish even with a great degree of savvy. Yet these authors have mastered the art of the short story, turning condensed pieces into memorable works of literature that stick with readers long after they’ve finished. So if you’re looking for something to read between classes, get you into literature or just keep you entertained, pick up one of these short stories. Sad and Shocking Tales These short stories prove that it doesn’t take a whole novel to leave you stunned and still thinking about a narrative weeks after reading. Collections If you’re looking for more than just one great short story, check out these must-reads.
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They both wore oddly-colored clothing that appeared to be metallic. Eventually they began to eat beans exclusivly after going without food for several days, but only after they were shown how to open the stalks. The boy grew weak shortly after and eventually died. When asked about her origins, the girl described a place with no sun where all the inhabitants were of green color. As if this were not strange enough, the same thing happened again almost 700 years later in 1887 in Banjos, Spain. List of fictional diseases. Items in this list are followed by a brief description of symptoms and other details.
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To celebrate Harry and Co.'s sixth movie (and sixth book), here are a few facts that you may not have known about the gang in gold and red (and maybe a couple about the set in silver and green). What Should I Read Next? Book recommendations from readers like you.