The collection of English literature short stories for English Literature class 10 follows the latest syllabus pattern as determined by CISCE. The right selection of a book plays a crucial role in a student’s exam preparation. It consist of total ten stories of different theme. Students can understand the story better with the theme, character sketches, summary, and glossary. There will be three questions from the treasure trove collection in the ICSE English exam. Each question carries 16 marks. These short stories are prepared in accordance with the guidelines of the syllabus. 


ICSE Class English Literature Collection of Short Stories

(i) Chief Seattle’s Speech 

(ii) Old Man at the Bridge – Ernest Miller Hemingway

(iii) A Horse and Two Goats –R.K. Narayan 

(iv) Hearts and Hands – O. Henry

(v) A Face in the Dark – Ruskin Bond 

(vi) An Angel in Disguise– T.S. Arthur 

(vii) The Little Match Girl – Hans Christian Andersen 

(viii) The Blue Bead – Norah Burke 

(ix) My Greatest Olympic Prize – Jesse Owens 

(x) All Summer in a Day – Ray Douglas Bradbury