ENGLISH CLUB. / SHORT STORIES.
These short stories in English include vocabulary help and some have vocabulary and comprehension quizzes.
The Winepress by Josef EssbergerThe Winepress
1500 words (British English)
This short story is set in Madagascar and France. It tells about wine and love - and hate. And about a winepress, the machine used to press the grapes from which wine is made. Comments
The Chapel by Josef EssbergerThe Chapel
3000 words (British English)
The background to this short story is the tropical island of Trinidad in the Caribbean. This is a story of quick lust and long revenge - with an ironical twist at the end. Comments
The Metro by Josef EssbergerThe Metro
7000 words (British English)
This short story is set in Paris. This is a story of love and murder, and a little voodoo. Comments
The following short stories are well known, classic stories in the public domain, all with WordChecker to help with vocabulary.
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
A Dark Brown Dog
A Haunted House
An Affair of State
The Black Cat
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Monkey's Paw