Short Stories



Short Stories

This page is dedicated to Short Stories and to those interested in reading light prose. Fewer and fewer people these days read stories. This is unfortunate. So only the lucky few will experience the joy that reading such fine work can give. The goal of this page is to give a nice cross section of this kind of stories in the hope that these stories will excite these people into rediscovering this excellent source of entertainment.

The short story is a literary genre. It is usually fictional, narrative prose and tends to be more concise and to the point than longer works of fiction. These stories have their origins in oral story-telling traditions and the prose anecdote, a swiftly-sketched situation that comes rapidly to its point. The history of this kind of stories dates back to the oral story-telling traditions. Modern trend in them emerged as their own genre in the early 19th century. They tend to be less complex than novels. Usually, a short story will focus on only one incident, has a single plot, a single setting, a limited number of characters and covers a short period of time.

It is our hope that our visitors, the schools and the teaching community and the parents would welcome this new page on Short Stories with enthusiasm.

We shall be grateful for constructive suggestions from all of you with a view to the improvement of this page.

In case, you know any short story which you want to be published in this page, you can send that story to us. Due acknowledgement will be given to the sender.

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  • Sleeping Beauty
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    Other Stories :

    1. 100 Percent Love
    2. A Farmer and His Wife
    3. A Father learns A Lesson from His Son.
    4. A Good Boy
    5. A True Servant
    6. A Wise Deer and A Cowardly Tiger
    7. Advising A Fool
    8. Ali Baba and Forty Thieves
    9. Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves
    10. Ali Baba and 40 Thieves
    11. Ali Baba and The 40 Thieves
    12. An Old Man and A Phone
    13. Bad Temper
    14. Brother Gopal
    15. Canute and The Sea
    16. CASABIANCA
    17. Children are Wiser than Elders.
    18. Christmas Story
    19. Cow Story
    20. Crab Story
    21. DARA
    22. Different Cultures
    23. Do not Give Up
    24. Eureka! Eureka!
    25. Fair Shares
    26. Foolish Imitation
    27. God and Smoke
    28. Good Company and Bad Company
    29. Her Dream Bicycle
    30. Hercules
    31. Humanity
    32. Lion Story
    33. Louis Pasteur
    34. Man Overboard
    35. Monkey Story
    36. My Time is Coming.
    37. Owning Mistakes
    38. Positive Thinking
    39. Ribbit The Rabbit
    40. Reward for Bravery
    41. Scarlo and Vacation
    42. Solomon and The Bees
    43. Swanky Donkey
    44. Tenali Rama and The Thieves
    45. The Ant and The Dove
    46. The Ant and The Grasshopper
    47. The Arrogant Swans
    48. The Bamboo and The Fern
    49. The Bear and The Travelers
    50. The Bold Approach
    51. The Bonded Donkey
    52. The Bone in Throat
    53. The Boy of The Farmer
    54. The Brahmin and His Enemies
    55. The Bundle of Sticks
    56. The Clever Bull
    57. The Clever Crow
    58. The Clever Fox
    59. The Cunning Bats
    60. The Curse of The Bullock
    61. The Dancing Beauty
    62. The Dangerous Helper
    63. The Death of A Man Eater
    64. The Diamond Ring
    65. The Dog and The Shadow
    66. The Donkey and The Cotton
    67. The Donkey and The Dog
    68. The Donkey and The Horse
    69. The Donkey in Tiger-Skin Clothing
    70. The Farmer and The Golden Duck
    71. The Foolish Fish
    72. The Foolish Goats
    73. The Four Sons
    74. The Fox and The Stork
    75. The Fox and The Grapes
    76. The Fragrance
    77. The Golden Egg
    78. The Golden Swan
    79. The Goose That Laid Golden Eggs
    80. The Greedy Crane
    81. The Greedy Dog - 1
    82. The Greedy Dog - 2
    83. The Holy Snake
    84. The Hospitality of The Pigeon
    85. The Hunter and The Doves
    86. The Ignorant Man
    87. The Iron Box
    88. The Judge Monkey
    89. The Lamb and The Wolf
    90. The Lion and The Cows
    91. The Lion and The Mouse
    92. The Lion and The Pig
    93. The Magic Pot
    94. The Magic Shirt
    95. The Making of A Lion
    96. The Monkey and The Juggler
    97. The Naughty Lamb
    98. The Palace and The Hut
    99. The Perfect Palace
    100. The Pigeon and The Bad Crows
    101. The Prince and The Snake
    102. The Rightful Owner
    103. The Secret Princess
    104. The Selfish Crows
    105. The Stag and His Reflection
    106. The Story of The Prodigal Son
    107. The Strength of Gentleness
    108. The Strength of Ugliness
    109. The Stubborn Hunter
    110. The Super Cat Rampaw
    111. The Three Questions
    112. The Tortoise and The Swans
    113. The Trees and The Lions
    114. The Ugly Tree
    115. The Ungrateful Lion
    116. The Vain Stag
    117. The Wise Son
    118. Three Simple Rules
    119. Tiger Story
    120. Tippy and Kitty
    121. Two Headed Bird
    122. Two Poor Boys
    123. When Papa Scolded Me
    124. Why the sky is far away….
    125. Yussouf


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