Kalinin

Whistling from off the sea, the wind was charged with moist, salt spray, and dashing foaming billows ashore with their white manes full of snakelike, gleaming black ribands of seaweed, and causing the rocks to rumble angrily in response, and the trees to rustle with a dry, agitated sound as their tops swayed to and …

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The Dead Man

One evening I was sauntering along a soft, grey, dusty track between two breast-high walls of grain. So narrow was the track that here and there tar-besmeared cars were lying–tangled, broken, and crushed–in the ruts of the cartway. Field mice squeaked as a heavy car first swayed–then bent forwards towards the sun-baked earth. A number …

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Forever A Monster

Once upon a time, there was a boy who was so badly behaved that the Chief Fairy of the land came by to punish him. The Fairy turned the boy into a monster, in a spell which meant the boy could only escape from being a monster if he managed to seriously frighten someone. At …

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The Greedy Cloud

Once upon a time lived on a cloud that was grown up over a very beautiful country. One day, she saw another much bigger cloud and she felt so much envy, than the cloud decided that in order to get bigger and grow more, her water would never abandon her, and will never start raining …

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Happy Endings

Perry Piccolo was a rich kid who led a very nice, comfortable life, protected from most of the bad stuff in the world. One day, Perry went to the movies to see a film he’d been dying to see. The problem was that he arrived a bit late, just as the last ticket was being …

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Robot With A Virus

Ricky lived in a lovely, futuristic house, which had everything you could ever want. Though he didn’t help much around the house, Ricky was still as pleased as punch when his parents bought him the latest model of butler robot.

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