Chapter 10 The Beggar -by Anton Chekhov Sergei Meets the Beggar Sergei meets a beggar who wants him to take pity on him. His name is Lushkoff and he tells him that he was a schoolteacher in a village. He further adds that he is jobless since a year now and although he has got [...]
Chapter 9 The Accidental Tourist -by Bill Bryson Forgetfulness of the Author The narrator of the story states that he is not at all good at living in the real world. He wonders at how other people are able to do the things so easily which he is unable to perform. He has ended up [...]
Chapter 8 A House Is Not A Home -by Zan Gaudioso Teenager Joins A New School The teenager joins a new high school. He finds it strange and awkward as his closest friends are in a different school. He misses his old friends and teachers and goes to meet his old teachers regularly. किशोर एक [...]
Chapter 7 The Last Leaf -by O Henry The Two Friends Sue and Johnsy Sue and Johnsy are two friends who live in a small flat on the third floor of an old building. They are artists and make paintings for living. Once Johnsy falls ill of pneumonia. She keeps looking out of the window [...]
Chapter 6 Weathering The Storm In Ersama -by Harsh Mander Prashant Goes to Ersama On 27th October, 1999 Prashant goes to meet his friend. It was seven years after his mother’s death. His friend lives in the coastal town of Ersama. It is 18 kms from Prashant’s village, Kalikuda. 27 अक्टूबर, 1999 को प्रशांत अपने [...]
Chapter 5 The Happy Prince -by Oscar Wilde The Statue of Happy Prince A statue of a Prince is installed at the top of a tall column in the city. He was a real Prince at one time. He was happy when alive because he was kept ignorant of any sadness or suffering outside his [...]
Chapter 4 In The Kingdom Of Fools -by AK Ramanujan Stupid Order Followed in the Kingdom of Fools The king and his minister in the Kingdom of Fools were stupid. They ordered that night should be treated as day and all the people should work at that time. They should go to bed as soon [...]
Chapter 3 Iswaran The Storyteller -by RK Laxman Job of Mahendra Mahendra was a junior construction supervisor in a firm. His job was to supervise the work at a construction site. Once the job would be overs, he used to be shifted to another construction site. Thus, the nature of his job was to move [...]
Chapter 2 The Adventures Of Toto -By Ruskin Bond Toto is Bought by the Narrator’s Grandfather The narrator’s grandfather was very fond of animals. He bought a monkey from a Tonga-driver for 5 and named it Toto. First, when the grandfather saw Toto tied up to a feeding-trough, he looked very ill and ugly. As [...]
Chapter 1 The Lost Child -by Mulk Raj Anand Child Goes to a Spring Fair with his parents It is the festival of spring and everyone, in a happy mood, is going to the fair. The child is going to the fair with his parents. He is very happy and excited. On the way to [...]