A Royal Compliment

The story "A Royal Compliment" by Mark Twain was included in the collection "The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches". In Twain's stories we can find notes of...

Mr. Bloke's Item

Don't hesitate to listen to the books and not to read them! Now you have the opportunity to listen to the books by one of the most popular American short story writer, Mark Twain!...

Portrait of King William III

Mark Twain is one of the greatest American writers of all times. His wide life experience gave him all the plots. Millions of adults and children all over the globe still read and...

After Twenty Years

O. Henry's short stories are well-known for their clever plots, wit and humanism. If you appreciate parable stories, O. Henry's works are the right choice for you. "After Twenty...

The Prisoner of Zembla

Read an amusing story of a famous American writer O. Henry. It will leave a pleasant feeling and make you smile after reading. The Prisoner of Zembla is a story about an incident...

Concerning the American Language

Mark Twain (Samuel Lengkhorn Clemens) was an American writer. In 1857 he became a pilot's pupil, achieving his dream. Having written some humoresques for a newspaper in Virginia...

The Caliph and the Cad

Everybody knows a proverb: “Clothes don’t make the man”. This famous statement is proved in the book “Caliph and Cad”. Corny Brannigan was an ordinary truck driver, but...

Aristocracy Versus Hash

O. Henry, well known in American literature as a master of "short story" genre, was born in 1862. His career started when he began writing for the magazines in New-York. The first...

Dream

Here is the short story from the Rolling Stones. Murray, a prisoner condemned to death, prepares to his death penalty. He goes through the prison corridor, talks with other...

Lord Oakhurst's Curse

O. Henry is an American writer known for his teaching and amusing short stories. His tales are very simple, but they are full of meaning. The writer’s main source of inspiration...

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