Sad Short Stories [NOOK Book]

Overview

A wonderful collection of six very moving stories taken from different walks of life. A teenage boy and his grandfather, a Doberman pup called Champion, waiting for his new home, A young student in a pottery class looking for friends, a rich foreigner in Prague helping out a local guy, a businessman in the hot streets of Cairo loses his wallet and a very special schoolboy called Billy.

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Sad Short Stories

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Overview

A wonderful collection of six very moving stories taken from different walks of life. A teenage boy and his grandfather, a Doberman pup called Champion, waiting for his new home, A young student in a pottery class looking for friends, a rich foreigner in Prague helping out a local guy, a businessman in the hot streets of Cairo loses his wallet and a very special schoolboy called Billy.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011198120
  • Publisher: Jeremy Taylor
  • Publication date: 2/7/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 132 KB

Meet the Author

I've been writing since 1984, had my first book published in 1989 and have published another 49 books since then. I write mostly for teenage learners of English but also write a lot of short stories.

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  • Posted August 11, 2012

    I found the stories about the dog and the schoolkid particularly

    I found the stories about the dog and the schoolkid particularly moving. I finished the book and tried to draw a simplistic lesson from it, such as: "people really ought to remember to be nicer to people (and kids and dogs)." Then I remembered that sometimes people can be nice to people and Fate can still run you over like a Mack truck. Hmm. (Maybe the purpose of Fate and his truck is to make adult humans remember what it feels like to be a dog or a kid, kind of helpless) At any rate, no simplistic lessons to be found here, but several gut-punching twists and thoughts to think.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2012

    Elizabeth gillies

    It is really me and i just wanted to say hi to everyone especially to Austin lover

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2011

    Sad

    My grandfather got robbed by a man and i cried ssssoooooo much

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