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Survival Tactics

The robots were built to serve Man; to do his work, see to his comforts, make smooth his way. Then the robots figured out an additional service–putting Man out of his misery. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

The Nose

“The Nose” is a satirical short story by Nikolai Gogol. Written between 1835 and 1836, it tells of a St. Petersburg official whose nose leaves his face and develops a life of its own. Genre: Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Short Stories

The Amateur Cracksman

Arthur Raffles is a prominent member of London society, and a national sporting hero. As a cricketer he regularly represents England in Test matches. He uses this as a chance to commit a number of burgalries, primarily stealing valuable jewellry from his hosts. In this he is assisted by his friend, the younger, idealistic Bunny […]


Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Short Stories

Alarm Clock

Most useful high explosives, like ammonium nitrate, are enormously violent … once they’re triggered. But they will remain seemingly inert when beaten, burned, variously punished–until the particular shock required comes along…. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories