Encore Short Stories (Revised)

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Encore is a new collection of 18 short stories suitable for students from Years 7 to 11, including the work of some of the masters of the form, and established and emerging contemporary writers. The collection has now been republished in a revised edition with improved layout and font.

The collection offers a range of styles, genre and subjects, including:

  • the humour of life
  • the future
  • fantasy
  • fear
  • world of the imagination
  • crime
  • relationship between past and present
  • relationships

Encore Teacher Resource Book includes a range of related student activities encouraging students to reflect, analyse, challenge and create.


  • The Capture of Walter Schnaffs by Guy de Maupassant
  • Nothing to be Afraid of by Jan Mark
  • Tooking for a Lowel by Patrick Campbell
  • The Open Window by Saki (H H Munro)
  • High Tea by Des Field
  • The Tell-tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
  • William's Version by Jan Mark
  • The Second Bullet by Anna Katherine Green
  • The Bottle Imp by R L Stevenson
  • A Retrieved Reformation by O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
  • Teach me to Dance by Kerry Goldsworthy
  • A Birthday by Katherine Mansfield
  • The New World by William Lane
  • Mrs Cart by Jack Cox
  • Striker by Matthew Fitt
  • The Judgement of Paris by Leonard Merrick
  • Black Hole by Geraldine Stow
  • Waking Up by Kate Stephens
More Information
Year Level Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11
Date of Publication 2004 (Republished by Phoenix Education). Originally published 2003.
ISBN 9781876580711
Subject English
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