The Ten-foot Chain

Achmed Abdullah (1881 - 1945), Max Brand (1892 - 1944) et al.

True love can survive anything. Or can it? Four popular authors were lunching with an editor and the question came up: "What mental and emotional reaction would a man and a woman undergo, linked together by a ten-foot chain, for three days and nights?" The 4 very popular authors each had strong but divergent opinions of what would happen to such a couple chained together for 3 days and nights. The result was these fascinating stories. Does true love scoff at the small difficulty of constant proximity? Does being 'too close' become an acid that eats away even the bonds of love? What do YOU think would happen if you were to write such a story? Read and find out what these popular and creative authors think. (Summary by Phil Chenevert)

Genre(s): Short Stories

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 00 Introduction Unknown Etext Phil Chenevert
00:04:18 en
Play 01 An Indian Jataka Achmed Abdullah Etext Annapurna
00:33:21 en
Play 02 Out of the Dark Max Brand Etext Greg Giordano
00:32:28 en
Play 03 Plumb Nauseated E. K. Means Etext Kevin W. Davidson
00:48:17 en
Play 04 Princess or Percheron Perley Poore Sheehan Etext Timothy Lucas
00:35:07 en