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Ringo in Wonderland by Phil McNulty
Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A one act Pantomime. The Beatles may be in decline and are desperate for ideas to impress manager Brian Epstein. Ringo is derided for his suggestion that he may contribute to song writing and even more so for suggesting a pantomime. The Panto is, nevertheless, inevitable and Ringo becomes involved in a quest with the evil SiCo, Simon Cowell, to find the source of all popular music.
If It Were Over And Done With by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This is a scene from William Shakespeare's Macbeth; Act 1, Scene 7 in ordinary English language. This scene was translated by the author with his well knowing that many will feel that doing this was a travesty on his memory. This translation was made to help determine whether there is any need for this kind of effort. In this play, the scene takes place at Macbeth's castle.
The Pipes, the Pipes! by Steve Howrie
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of bagpipe player Dan Hunter and his obsession with the bagpipes. In a world where playing the pipes equates with drug addition, he is shunned by his wife and friends and eventually travels to London, desperately looking for an outlet for his craving. He finds this in Sheila, a young Australian with a bagpipe obsession greater than his own. But is this what he really wants?
Matematiğin Savunması by Namik Ciblak
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: Turkish. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Gereksiz sayıları ve aritmetiği uydurdukları, halkın aklını çeldikleri, kurulu sayı düzenini bozmaya çalıştıkları iddiasıyla tutuklanan iki matematikçi Yargıç Hakyerus'un önüne çıkıyor. Gerçekten çok gerekli miydi o sayılar? Yoksa savcı Cahilus'un dediği gibi, işsiz güçsüz matematik hayranlarının dertsiz başımıza açtığı dertler midir bunlar? İşte davanın konusu budur. Bakalım ne olmuş ...
Разбойники двадцать первого века by Halyna Franko
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: Russian. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Пьеса рассказывает о событиях, происходящих в Украине. Украинский народ борется с агрессором, отстаивая свое право на Свободу и Независимость. Главные герои пьесы - Михаил и Феликс, два брата, исповедующие различные ценности в жизни. Судьба героев тесно переплетается с событиями страны. Михаил олицетворяет образ истинного защитника родной земли, в отличие от Феликса, который служит силам зла.
Twenty and Jobless by R.S. Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 18,840. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Twenty one, unemployed, and still living at home. Jaime’s life couldn’t get much worse, at least that’s what he thinks until his girlfriend dumps him on his way to an interview. But all that changes when he meets Katie, an old school friend he cant quite remember. She’s got a plan; Have fun, run up debts, and enjoy life. *Contains mild language*
Spider Lady by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(3.00 from 1 review)
Scared of spiders? This short story will help you to overcome this fear and maybe you'll even begin to take an interest in the spiders in your garden and document your findings. Its all about how a little bit of knowledge can change our perceptions of the things we fear most.
Tightrope by Mark Z. Kammell
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A short story about conscience and the destructiveness of desire. In a nameless, empty desert, a man has to walk across two wires to reach the other side of the cliff. Should he make it, the world will unfold at his feet. But does he have the will to do it? And can he face what he will find on the other side?
Snöskred by U M Lindgren
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: Swedish. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Hur tänker byggherrar när de ska bygga köpcenter. Går säkerheten före ekonomin? Eller fuskas det för att hålla kostnaderna nere. Det är en vecka kvar till julafton. En mamma och hennes dotter åker till ett nybyggt köpcentrum som är döpt till Kristallen. Det som verkar osannolikt slår till när man minst anar det.
Final Pas De Deux by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Nina begged Phillippe not to reveal her identity before she danced on stage for the people at the village. He agreed, providing they ended both of their dancing careers by performing one final pas de deux together. In the end this performance proved to be a fitting ending to both of their dancing careers, as they felt they could now move on with their lives, hopefully still as a couple.
Point of a Pencil by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Do we really need to buy twenty-four pencils? a student asked. -No, not just twenty-four pencils, but rather twenty-four sharpened pencils, the lecturer replied.
Grace by Leonie Harlington
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
On March 17th, 1912, on his journey back from the South Pole and just thirty-one miles from One Ton Depot with its supply of food and fuel, Lawrence Edward Grace Oates left the tent which he had shared with four companions and went out into a blizzard. His last words, according to Robert Scott, were: ‘I am just going outside and may be some time.’ His body was never found...
A Late Monsoon by Barry Huggins
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(4.00 from 1 review)
On the shaded veranda of a post colonial Bombay hotel, two men shelter from the pre monsoon heat. Their generations and ideologies differ but they share the same turbulent moment in time. As they muse on the consequences of their changing world, they confront each other with questions affecting each of their personal worlds; questions they would prefer not to face.
Butterflies -but not the usual kind by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
At first, Jemma put the feeling of having butterflies in her tummy down to nerves, as she was going in for a job interview later that morning. Then when the butterflies persisted right through the interview and even afterwards, she began to suspect that she might be pregnant. She hoped and prayed that this was not the case, as the job she was going after was the job of her dreams.
Betrayed by Dianne Zanetti
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Teenager, Olivia Tobias, discovers that everyone has a dark side - including the people she loves. When Olivia is forced to pack her bags and leave the family home in the middle of the night, she has nowhere to go. Who can she turn to? Her boyfriend, Mark? Can he be trusted?
A Sweet Blitz by David Bond
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
'A Sweet Blitz’ is a short but sweet wartime fable. A young girl, Sarah, is given some advice from her mother: ‘never accept gifts when you do somebody a favour’, advice which Sarah subsequently ignores given the lure of chocolate. Haunted by paranoia and guilt, Sarah eventually seeks solace in the forbidden bounty that drove her mad. She is appalled by what she finds, finally learning her lesson.