Short Stories Summaries

A Day in the Dark

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name A Day in the Dark author Elizabeth Bowen country United Kingdom language English language genre(s) Short Story release date 1965 media type Paperback A Day in the Dark is a short story written by Elizabeth Bowen. It was published as part of an anthology of her short stories in 1965 Character […]

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Casting Shadows

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

”’Casting Shadows (Anthology) (2009) ”’ © Joleen Kuyper Jo Robertson, E. J. Tett (2009) Casting Shadows is an anthology of short stories and poems based on a theme of darkness. It was published in 2009 by the three authors who collaborated on it. While they had never met, the trio had known each other online […]

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The Tell-Tale Heart

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Tell-Tale Heart image image caption Modern cover author Edgar Allen Poe country America language English language genre(s) Gothic literature publisher NA release date 1843 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 9 isbn 0871917726 The Tell-Tale Heart is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. It follows […]

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Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” is a frequently anthologized short story written by Joyce Carol Oates. It was inspired by three Tucson, Arizona murders committed by Charles Schmid, which were profiled in Life magazine in an article written by Don Moser on March 4, 1966. Oates said that she dedicated the story […]

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A Good Man is Hard to Find

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name A Good Man is Hard to Find image image caption Harcourt Brace Modern Classics Edition author Flannery O’Connor country America language English language genre(s) Short story publisher Harcourt Brace Jovanovich release date 1955 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 252 isbn 0151365040 A Good Man Is Hard To Find is a […]

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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven is a 1993 collection of interconnected short stories by Sherman Alexie. The characters and stories in the book, particularly “This is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” provided the basis of Alexie’s screenplay for the film Smoke Signals. The collection was originally released in 1993; it […]

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Young Goodman Brown

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Young Goodman Brown and Other Stories image image caption Dover Thrift Editions cover author Nathaniel Hawthorne country America language English language genre(s) Short Stories publisher Dover Thrift Editions release date 1835 media type Paperback pages 111 isbn 0486270602 Young Goodman Brown is a short story by American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne. The […]

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A Rose for Emily

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name A Rose For Emily image image caption Tale Blazers Edition author William Faulkner country America language English genre(s) Southern Gothic publisher TaleBlazers release date 1930 media type Short Story pages 36 isbn 1563127881 A Rose for Emily is a short story by American author William Faulkner, first published on April 30, […]

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The Cask of Amontillado

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Cask of Amontillado image image caption BookSurge Classics cover author Edgar Allen Poe country America language English genre Gothic publisher BookSurge Classics release date 1846 media type Short Story, Paperback pages 20 isbn 1594561869 “The Cask of Amontillado” (sometimes spelled “The Casque of Amontillado”) is a short story written by Edgar Allan […]

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