Jim Girard


The Dead (Джеймс Джойс)

“”The Dead”” is the final short story in the 1914 collection Dubliners by James Joyce. The other stories in the collection are shorter, whereas at 15,952 words, «„The Dead“» is almost long enough to be described as a novella. The story deals with themes of love and loss as well as raising questions about the nature of [...]

The Caballero's Way ( О. Генри)

“”«The Caballero’s Way»” is a short story by the American author William Sydney Porter, who wrote under the pseudonym of O. Henry. It was first published in the July 1907 issue of Everybody’s Magazine and was collected in the anthology The Heart of the West later the same year. The story introduces the Cisco Kid, a [...]

The Monkey's Paw (William Wymark Jacobs)

“”«The Monkey’s Paw»” is a supernatural short story by author W. W. Jacobs, first published in England in the collection The Lady of the Barge in 1902. In the story, three wishes are granted to the owner of The Monkey’s Paw, but the wishes come with an enormous price for interfering with fate. It has been adapted [...]

Grimm’s Fairy Tales (20 tales) (Якоб и Вильгельм Гримм)

Grimms’ Fairy Tales, originally known as the Children’s and Household Tales, is a collection of fairy tales by the Grimm brothers or «Brothers Grimm» Jakob and Wilhelm, first published on 20 December 1812. The first edition contained 86 stories, and by the seventh edition in 1857, had 210 unique fairy tales. Encouraged by Arnim, they [...]

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