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Short Stories to Touch Your Heart
     

Short Stories to Touch Your Heart

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by Jeremy Taylor
 

Sad Short stories is a collection of six very moving stories taken from different walks of life: In Rapidly Downhill, A teenage boy teaches his grandfather, who has Parkinson's, how to play a game on an old mobile. In Champion's New Home, a Doberman pup called Champion, sees his siblings sold off to new homes and looks forward to his own new home. In Will You?

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Sad Short stories is a collection of six very moving stories taken from different walks of life: In Rapidly Downhill, A teenage boy teaches his grandfather, who has Parkinson's, how to play a game on an old mobile. In Champion's New Home, a Doberman pup called Champion, sees his siblings sold off to new homes and looks forward to his own new home. In Will You? A young student in a pottery class is looking for friends. Will she find what she's looking for? Playing God with František tells the story of a rich foreigner in Prague helping out a local guy. In Afternoon in Cairo, a businessman suffers in the hot streets of Cairo after losing his wallet. In the final story, The House That Billy Built, we meet Billy Francis, a very special schoolboy, whose life is transformed by a new teacher.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011198120
Publisher:
Jeremy Taylor
Publication date:
02/07/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
141 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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Short Stories to Touch Your Heart 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Carolyn_Wada More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is really me and i just wanted to say hi to everyone especially to Austin lover
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My grandfather got robbed by a man and i cried ssssoooooo much