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Welcome to the “Stories” section of WorldAuthors.Org, where you can immerse yourself in a variety of captivating tales. From true stories that will tug at your heartstrings to inspiring and motivational stories that will leave you feeling empowered, we have it all. Indulge in our collection of bedtime stories, short stories, romantic stories, and much more. Get ready to lose yourself in the world of words and embark on a journey of imagination with us.

A Last Judge by Leo Tolstoy

An Algerian king named Bauakas wanted to find out whether or not it was true, as he had been told, that in one of his cities lived a just judge who could instantly discern the truth, and from whom no rogue was ever able to conceal himself.

The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant

The girl was one of those pretty and charming young creatures who sometimes are born, as if by a slip of fate, into a family of clerks. She had no dowry, no expectations, no way of being known, understood, loved, married by any rich

Araby by James Joyce

NORTH RICHMOND STREET being blind, was a quiet street except at the hour when the Christian Brothers' School set the boys free. An uninhabited house of two storeys stood at the blind end, detached from its neighbours in a square

The Last Leaf by O. Henry

IN A LITTLE district west of Washington Square the streets have run crazy and broken themselves into small strips called “places.” These “places” make strange angles and curves. One street crosses itself a time or two. An artist once

The Story of An Hour by Kate Chopin

Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband's death. It was her sister Josephine who told her, in broken sentences; veiled hints

The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned with the silent imputation

The Slow and Steady Tortoise

Once upon a time, there was a rabbit and a tortoise. The rabbit was very proud of his speed and often boasted about how fast he could run. The tortoise, on the other hand, was slow and steady. One day, the rabbit challenged the tortoise

The Tell-Tale Heart

TRUE! -nervous -very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses --not destroyed --not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the