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A young girl of fourteen goes to a Christmas ball where she is seated next to a thirty-year-old officer–a “relic” who is nothing compared to the dashing young cadet she has her eyes on. But when this older man shows off a toy figurine of a green devil that is being used to mark his place at the table, her interest in him is suddenly awakened, leading her to an act she will ultimately regret.
Carlos sees a story in his dream and is desperate to get it down on paper, but it seems the entire Universe is set on getting in his way. Will he finish the story? What consequences will he have to face?
Tired of seeing fellow workers at a brothel being cheated out of their pay by a ruthless Madame, a cleaning woman decides to seek her revenge with the aid of dark powers. A journey into the occult in New Orleans by one of America’s greatest short story authors – a brief but brilliant introduction to her astonishing body of work.
At the beginning of the twentieth century in New York, women have only recently been allowed the right to divorce. But when Alice Haskett decides to marry for a third time, the reader sees how society has not quite yet adapted to this novelty. One of Edith Wharton’s boldest and most daring stories.
The little rabbits stayed home alone, and they are in danger. The hungry Brother Fox is lurking around. Will he succeed? Read up the story and find out who helped the little rabbits. Uncle Remus continues to reveal the delightful tale of Brer Fox and Brer Rabbit.