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This is a listing of the stories by author with mention of the books that the stories were taken from or mention of the person who so graciously supplied the story to Classic Short Stories. Bravo!! We have also added a word count for those who have a limited amount of time and would prefer to gauge the length of the story to the amount of time they have.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Marjorie Daw, FAMILY BOOK OF BEST LOVED SHORT STORIES 189-207 (1954) Word Count: 7419.
Honore de Balzac
A Passion in the Desert, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 60-69 (1947) Word Count: 5565.
Ambrose Bierce
Beyond the Wall, submitted by Annalee Elliot (1999) Word Count: 3448.
A Horseman in the Sky, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 257-261 (1947) Word Count: 2543.
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 337-344 (1953) Word Count: 3804.
Paul Bowles
In the Red Room, submitted by Cathy Word Count: 3690.
Willa Cather
Paul's Case, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 681-697 (1953) Word Count: 8970.
Anton Pavlovich Checkhov
The Bet, ADVENTURES IN APPRECIATION 167-172 (1973) Word Count: 2871.
The Darling, BOOK OF THE SHORT STORY, THE 261-271 (1948) Word Count: 5028.
A Day in the Country, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 54-58 (1947) Word Count: 2385.
The Lottery Ticket, APPROACH TO LITERATURE, AN 37-39 (1952) Word Count: 1978.
A Slander, ADVENTURES IN APPRECIATION 146-149 (1973) Word Count: 1503.
Stuart Cloete
The Soldier's Peaches, 30 STORIES TO REMEMBER 52-61 (1962) Word Count: 5231.
Richard Connell
The Most Dangerous Game, ADVENTURES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE 19-30 (1947) Word Count: 8426.
Roald Dahl
Beware of the Dog, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 493-500 (1947) Word Count: 5072.
Lamb to the Slaughter, submitted by Ian Pramuk Word Count: 3899.
Man From the South, submitted by Ian Pramuk Word Count: 4625.
Richard Harding Davis
The Consul, SCRIBNER TREASURY--22 CLASSIC TALES 473-492 (1953) Word Count: 7446.
Fielding Dawson
The Vertical Fields, submitted by Cathy Word Count: 762.
Charles Dickens
The Baron of Grogzwig, submitted by Annalee Elliot (1999) Word Count: 3772.
The Poor Relation's Story, FIRESIDE READER 102-111 (1978) Word Count: 4356.
Ambrose Flack
The Strangers That Came to Town, submitted by Davina Rubin (2007) Word Count: 6366.
Graham Greene
The End of the Party, submitted by Robert Wiley (2007) Word Count: 3400.
Bret Harte
How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar, BRET HARTE'S WRITINGS 55-79 (1900) Word Count: 5704.
The Luck of Roaring Camp, APPROACH TO LITERATURE, AN 80-86 (1952) Word Count: 4190.
Tennessee's Partner, SELECTIONS FROM AMERICAN LITERATURE WITH SELECTIONS FROM LATER AMERICAN WRITERS 458-468 (1919) Word Count: 3624.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Ambitious Guest, SELECTIONS FROM AMERICAN LITERATURE WITH SELECTIONS FROM LATER AMERICAN WRITERS 109-118 (1919) Word Count: 3343.
Ethan Brand, BOOK OF THE SHORT STORY, THE 179-192 (1948) Word Count: 6826.
The Great Carbuncle, SELECTIONS FROM AMERICAN LITERATURE WITH SELECTIONS FROM LATER AMERICAN WRITERS 118-134 (1919) Word Count: 5703.
The Minister's Black Veil, ADVENTURES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE 48-55 (1947) Word Count: 5285.
Rappaccini's Daughter, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 60-84 (1953) Word Count: 12261.
The Wedding-Knell, SELECTIONS FROM AMERICAN LITERATURE WITH SELECTIONS FROM LATER AMERICAN WRITERS 134-143 (1919) Word Count: 3208.
Young Goodman Brown, MODERN ENGLISH READINGS 554-564 (1957) Word Count: 5387.
O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
A Blackjack Bargainer, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 499-510 (1953) Word Count: 5672.
The Coming-Out of Maggie, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 307-311 (1947) Word Count: 2555.
The Gift of the Magi, FAMILY BOOK OF BEST LOVED SHORT STORIES 184-188 (1954) Word Count: 2163.
The Last Leaf, SELECTIONS FROM AMERICAN LITERATURE WITH SELECTIONS FROM LATER AMERICAN WRITERS 440-446 (1919) Word Count: 2500.
The Princess and the Puma, ADVENTURES IN APPRECIATION 99-104 (1973) Word Count: 2414.
The Ransom of Red Chief, SELECTIONS FROM AMERICAN LITERATURE WITH SELECTIONS FROM LATER AMERICAN WRITERS 428-439 (1919) Word Count: 4372.
The Whirligig of Life, NOTABLE SHORT STORIES OF TODAY 37-43 (1929) Word Count: 2256.
Evan Hunter
The Last Spin, submitted by Cathy Plouffe Word Count: 2901.
Washington Irving
Rip Van Winkle (A Posthumous Writing of Diedrich Knickerbocker), ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 29-42 (1953) Word Count: 6934.
Shirley Jackson
The Lottery, submitted by Greg Spooner Word Count: 3773.
W. W. Jacobs
The Monkey's Paw, ADVENTURES IN APPRECIATION 105-112 (1973) Word Count: 4134.
James Joyce
Araby, APPROACH TO LITERATURE, AN 188-191 (1952) Word Count: 2399.
Clay, APPROACH TO LITERATURE, AN 134-137 (1952) Word Count: 2649.
A Little Cloud, BOOK OF THE SHORT STORY, THE 326-338 (1948) Word Count: 5215.
Rudyard Kipling
The Elephant's Child, submitted by Annalee Elliot (1999) Word Count: 2544.
How the Leopard Got His Spots, submitted by Annalee Elliot (1999) Word Count: 2098.
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi from The Jungle Book, submitted by David Beeston Word Count: 5896.
Ring Lardner
The Golden Honeymoon, FIFTY BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1915-1965 23-37 (1965) Word Count: 6758.
Haircut, BOOK OF THE SHORT STORY, THE 344-353 (1948) Word Count: 5046.
D. H. Lawrence
The Rocking-Horse Winner, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 408-418 (1947) Word Count: 6015.
Jack London
To Build a Fire, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 294-305 (1947) Word Count: 7176.
A Piece of Steak, FIRESIDE READER 179-196 (1978) Word Count: 7805.
Katherine Mansfield
The Garden Party, MODERN ENGLISH READINGS 667-679 (1957) Word Count: 5557.
The Stranger, MASTERS OF THE MODERN SHORT STORY 221-233 (1955) Word Count: 4722.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Eva Is Inside Her Cat, submitted by Aaron Altman Word Count: 4309.
Eyes of a Blue Dog, submitted by Cathy Word Count: 2797.
One of These Days, submitted by Michael Quinlan Word Count: 994.
Guy de Maupassant
An Affair of State, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 120-127 (1941) Word Count: 3642.
Bellflower, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 210-213 (1941) Word Count: 1857.
The Christening, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 305-309 (1970) Word Count: 1720.
Coco, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 480-484 (1970) Word Count: 1472.
Confessing, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 426-431 (1970) Word Count: 1944.
A Coward, BOOK OF THE SHORT STORY, THE 208-215 (1948) Word Count: 3159.
A Dead Woman's Secret, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 381-384 (1941) Word Count: 1411.
Denis, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 42-49 (1970) Word Count: 2284.
The Devil, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 230-235 (1941) Word Count: 2731.
The Donkey, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 50-59 (1970) Word Count: 2989.
The Dowry, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 141-147 (1970) Word Count: 1870.
The Drunkard, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 468-473 (1970) Word Count: 1691.
A Family, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 206-210 (1941) Word Count: 1914.
Farewell, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 533-538 (1970) Word Count: 1624.
The Father, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 416-425 (1970) Word Count: 3081.
Friend Patience, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 134-140 (1970) Word Count: 1657.
The Hairpin, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 699-705 (1970) Word Count: 2208.
The Hand, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 485-492 (1970) Word Count: 2098.
A Humble Drama, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 553-558 (1970) Word Count: 2023.
Humiliation, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 429-433 (1941) Word Count: 2083.
In the Wood, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 213-216 (1941) Word Count: 1862.
Indiscretion, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 595-602 (1970) Word Count: 1429.
The Inn, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 198-206 (1941) Word Count: 5114.
Julie Romain, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 325-330 (1941) Word Count: 2768.
The Kiss, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 37-41 (1970) Word Count: 1354.
Madame Parisse, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 364-368 (1941) Word Count: 2434.
Mademoiselle Fifi, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 75-83 (1941) Word Count: 4618.
Mademoiselle Pearl, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 782-799 (1970) Word Count: 5751.
The Marquis de Fumerol, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 217-222 (1941) Word Count: 2652.
Miss Harriet, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 1-23 (1970) Word Count: 7876.
Misti--Recollections of a Bachelor, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 396-401 (1970) Word Count: 1921.
Moonlight, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 422-425 (1941) Word Count: 1464.
The Necklace, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 432-441 (1970) Word Count: 3091.
Old Mongilet, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 177-183 (1970) Word Count: 2106.
The Piece of String, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 34-38 (1941) Word Count: 2530.
That Pig of a Morin, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 171-179 (1941) Word Count: 4279.
Theodule Sabot's Confession, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 328-335 (1970) Word Count: 2637.
Timbuctoo, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 518-526 (1970) Word Count: 2479.
Toine, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 124-133 (1970) Word Count: 3056.
Two Little Soldiers, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 94-98 (1947) Word Count: 2071.
The Unknown, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 576-582 (1970) Word Count: 1896.
Useless Beauty, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 108-120 (1941) Word Count: 6776.
A Vagabond, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 138-146 (1941) Word Count: 4490.
A Vendetta, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 474-479 (1970) Word Count: 1764.
Waiter, a Bock!, SHORT STORIES OF DE MAUPASSANT 259-263 (1941) Word Count: 2385.
The Wreck, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 761-773 (1970) Word Count: 4058.
Yvette, COMPLETE SHORT STORIES VOLUME TWO GUY DE MAUPASSANT 213-291 (1970) Word Count: 1552.
Herman Melville
The Fiddler, submitted by Annalee Elliot (1999) Word Count: 2384.
The Lightning-Rod Man, submitted by Annalee Elliot (1999) Word Count: 2720.
Prosper Mérimée
Mateo Falcone, submitted by Ed Cooper Word Count: 4686.
Liam O'Flaherty
The Sniper, submitted by Sarah Bright Word Count: 1618.
James O'Keefe
Death Makes a Comeback, TREASURY OF AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 228-237 (1989) Word Count: 4492.
George Orwell
Politics and the English Language, EXPOSITION AND PERSUASION, 178-187 (1957) Word Count: 5505.
Shooting an Elephant, THOUGHT IN PROSE 533-538 (1966) Word Count: 3283.
Thomas Nelson Page
The Burial of the Guns, SCRIBNER TREASURY--22 CLASSIC TALES 157-179 (1953) Word Count: 9601.
Dorothy Parker
A Telephone Call, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 665-668 (1947) Word Count: 2421.
Edgar Allan Poe
The Black Cat, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 260-266 () Word Count: 3998.
The Cask of Amontillado, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 251-255 (1947) Word Count: 2495.
A Descent Into the Maelstrom, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 178-189 () Word Count: 7181.
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 153-159 () Word Count: 3620.
The Fall of the House of Usher, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 267-280 () Word Count: 7226.
The Imp of the Perverse, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 309-313 () Word Count: 2457.
The Masque of the Red Death, ADVENTURES IN APPRECIATION 121-125 (1973) Word Count: 2383.
Mesmeric Revelation, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 146-152 () Word Count: 3878.
The Pit and the Pendulum, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 113-125 (1953) Word Count: 6155.
The Premature Burial, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 290-299 () Word Count: 5637.
The Purloined Letter, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 126-140 (1953) Word Count: 7396.
The Tell-Tale Heart, MODERN ENGLISH READINGS 551-554 (1957) Word Count: 2093.
The Thousand-And-Second Tale of Scheherazade, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 159-170 () Word Count: 5707.
Von Kempelen and His Discovery, POEMS AND TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE 141-145 () Word Count: 2811.
Saki (H. H. Munro)
The Mouse, FIRESIDE READER 257-260 (1978) Word Count: 1520.
Mrs. Packletide's Tiger, MODERN ENGLISH READINGS 697-699 (1957) Word Count: 1377.
The Open Window, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 527-529 (1947) Word Count: 1274.
Sredni Vashtar, submitted by Ken Word Count: 1830.
The Storyteller (Saki), ADVENTURES IN APPRECIATION 141-144 (1973) Word Count: 2109.
George Saunders
The Falls, Word Count: 3801.
Irwin Shaw
The Girls in Their Summer Dresses, FIRESIDE READER 164-172 (1978) Word Count: 3211.
Carl Stephenson
Leiningen versus the Ants, 30 STORIES TO REMEMBER 642-657 (1962) Word Count: 8881.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Markheim, BOOK OF THE SHORT STORY, THE 193-207 (1948) Word Count: 6815.
Frank Stockton
The Griffin and the Minor Canon, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 275-284 (1947) Word Count: 6078.
The Lady, or the Tiger?, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 248-253 (1953) Word Count: 2747.
Jesse Stuart
Split Cherry Tree, ADVENTURES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE 142-149 (1947) Word Count: 5547.
Dylan Thomas
A Child's Christmas in Wales, Submitted by Fraser Anderson Word Count: 3016.
Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
A Burlesque Biography, COMPLETE HUMOROUS SKETCHES AND TALES OF MARK TWAIN 177-182 (1961) Word Count: 2149.
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES 254-259 (1953) Word Count: 2631.
Italian with Grammar, COMPLETE HUMOROUS SKETCHES AND TALES OF MARK TWAIN 704-710 (1961) Word Count: 2623.
Italian without a Master, COMPLETE HUMOROUS SKETCHES AND TALES OF MARK TWAIN 711-716 (1961) Word Count: 2350.
Luck, AMERICAN CLAIMANT AND OTHER STORIES AND SKETCHES, THE 267-272 (1896) Word Count: 1797.
The Private History of a Campaign That Failed, AMERICAN CLAIMANT AND OTHER STORIES AND SKETCHES, THE 243-266 (1896) Word Count: 8080.
A Telephonic Conversation, COMPLETE HUMOROUS SKETCHES AND TALES OF MARK TWAIN 478-481 (1961) Word Count: 810.
Was it Heaven? Or Hell?, submitted by Annalee Elliott (1999) Word Count: 7178.
Henry Van Dyke
The First Christmas Tree, SCRIBNER TREASURY--22 CLASSIC TALES 183-202 (1953) Word Count: 7120.
Patrick Waddington
The Street That Got Mislaid, FIRESIDE READER 173-178 (1978) Word Count: 2112.
H. G. Wells
The Door in the Wall, submitted by Annalee Elliot Word Count: 7053.
The Time Machine, submitted by Dave Howard Word Count: 33015.
Edith Wharton
Afterward, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 339-359 (1947) Word Count: 11870.
Souls Belated, submitted by Annalee Elliot (1999) Word Count: 10669.
E. B. White
The Door, THOUGHT IN PROSE 495-498 (1966) Word Count: 2073.
William Carlos Williams
The Use of Force, APPROACH TO LITERATURE, AN 31-33 (1952) Word Count: 1564.
Tobias Wolff
Hunters in the Snow, submitted by Cathy Word Count: 5952.
Virginia Woolf
A Haunted House, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES 577-578 (1947) Word Count: 710.

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