Top Ten Short Stories
The Top Ten Short Stories
Sophisticated, thrilling, slightly creepy, and just a darn good read. It is written in beautiful form and no one who has read it can say it isn't a masterpiece.
Do poems even count as short stories? If they do The Raven definitely deserves first. - Yoshilord
It's a poem--not a short story: sheesh.
Very scary, touches the soul within and the heart and leaves you chilled, obviously a Masterpiece, and I think At mountains of Madness should be on this list too.
Unbelievably suspenseful and just pure badass
'I have none to give, ' the Ghost replied. 'It comes from other regions, Ebenezer Scrooge '
Popular and influential. The story spawned thousand similar ones. - Gaspar
Great educational, as moral meaning.
That is good for every time and everywhere.
I advise everyone to read it
Tragicomedy at its best. Open to endless interpretation. As universal as it is personal. Its relevance shall echo through the ages.
A wonderful discovery. Laugh out loud stuff. - mgenet
Oh how I love this story. Probably my favorite short story ever written. The mood is creepy, the dialouge is unnerving and highly entertaining, and the two characters are just... They're great. This is a great work of art and you should read it, especially if you're a Poe fan.
One of the best Edgar Allen Poe stories. - Yoshilord
I love this story and all the irony twist and romance it's my all time short stories ever written
I love O. Henry and his twists. The theme of this story is something we can all learn from.
Cute story about a little boy in kindergarden who tells his parents about all the naughty things he does at school, but, tricks them into thinking that another little boy is doing it.
Laugh out loud antics of Reginald. There are about 30 short stories about Reginald. Enjoy and laugh out loud. -
It turned into my favorite movie "Stand By Me (1986)". I haven't read it yet, but I'm going to soon. By just seeing the movie I'm still voting for this. - GaretTheCarrot
Turned into the movie Stand By Me. Amazing.
A really good horror webcomic. - Yoshilord