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  1. Omslagsbild: To the Lighthouse av

    To the Lighthouse

    To the Lighthouse is a 1927 novel by Virginia Woolf. The novel centres on the Ramsays and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland between 1910 and 1920. Following and extending the tradition of modernist novelists like Marcel Proust and James Joyce, the plot of To...

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    The captain of the pole star, and other tales

    The Captain of the Pole Star, and Other Tales is a collection of early Sir Arthur Conan Doyle short stories. This collection includes stories of mystery, comedy, shipwrecks and fantasy.  Stories included are: - The Captain of the “Pole Star” - J. Habakuk Jephson's...

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    The lady from nowhere

    The Lady from Nowhere is a detective novel by American author Fergus Hume. A mysterious woman is found murdered in a yellow boudoir.  Who is she and where does she come from?  Detective Absalom Gebb is on the case. One evening in July, the peaceful slumber of the...

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    The getting of wisdom

    The Getting of Wisdom, by Henry Handel Richardson, tells the story of Laura Rambotham, a 12-year-old girl who is just starting at her boarding school. The author's family lived in various Victorian towns and from the age of 13 to 17 Richardson attended boarding school at...

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    This crowded Earth

    This Crowded Earth is a science fiction thriller novel by American author Robert Bloch. This Crowded Earth is set on an overpopulated Earth of the future. In the future science has banished war and there's enough food to support everyone. Huge populations are living in...

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    The great god Pan

    The Great God Pan is a horror novella written by Welsh author Arthur Machen. On publication it was widely denounced by the press as degenerate and horrific because of its decadent style and sexual content, although it has since garnered a reputation as a classic of...

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    A daughter of the snows

    A Daughter of the Snows is Jack London's first novel, published in 1902. Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, a strong and interesting heroine, "a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie" who heads to the Yukon gold fields after creating a stir in her...

  8. Omslagsbild: The great god Pan av

    The great god Pan

    The Great God Pan is a horror novella written by Welsh author Arthur Machen. On publication it was widely denounced by the press as degenerate and horrific because of its decadent style and sexual content, although it has since garnered a reputation as a classic of...

  9. Omslagsbild: Ghost stories of an antiquary av

    Ghost stories of an antiquary Vol. 1

    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet, scholarly...

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    Satan's diary

    Satan's Diary is a novel by Russian author Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev, an acclaimed Russian playwright and writer of short fiction, who was noted for the darkness in his work. Satan's Diary, Andreyev's last work, was completed by the great Russian a few days before he...

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    Red money

    Red Money is a mystery novel by American author Fergus Hume. Murder occurs at an English country estate following the arrival of a caravan of Gypsies temporarily camping on the grounds.  Greed and lost love collide to create dark secrets. Through twists and turns,...

  12. Omslagsbild: The man who found the truth av

    The man who found the truth

    The Man Who Found the Truth is a novel by Russian author Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev, an acclaimed Russian playwright and writer of short fiction, who was noted for the darkness in his work. An old man, accused of having murdered his family as a young man, spends a...

  13. Omslagsbild: The mystery of a hansom cab av

    The mystery of a hansom cab

    The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is a detective novel by American author Fergus Hume. “The following report appeared in the Argus newspaper of Saturday, the 28th July, 18— “Truth is said to be stranger than fiction, and certainly the extraordinary murder which took...

  14. Omslagsbild: Against the grain or against Nature av

    Against the grain or against Nature

    Against The Grain, or Against Nature is a novel by the French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans. “THE BOOK THAT DORIAN GRAY LOVED AND THAT INSPIRED OSCAR WILDE”. Such is the enticing epigraph of one early translation of Huysmans’ cult novel of 1884, which is also...

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    The monster men

    The Monster Men is a science fiction novel by american author Edgar Rice Burroughs. Dr. Arthur Maxon has a dream: to create an artificial human being! So the Doctor and his assistant, Carl von Horn begin their experiments, growing several living creatures in chemical...

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    The evil guest

    The Evil Guest is a gothic mystery novel by J. Sheridan Le Fanu. Le Fanu’s inimitable style continues with The Evil Guest, a murder mystery fraught with dark imagery and mysterious characters. An unwanted guest visiting a dreary and isolated home is murdered; the...

  17. Omslagsbild: The three impostors av

    The three impostors

    The Three Impostors; or, The Transmutations is an episodic horror novel by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The novel comprises several weird tales and culminates in a final denouement of deadly horror, connected with a secret society devoted to debauched pagan rites. The...

  18. Omslagsbild: The hill of dreams av

    The hill of dreams

    The Hill of Dreams is a supernatural novel written by Welsh author Arthur Machen. The novel recounts the life of a young man, Lucian Taylor, focusing on his dreamy childhood in rural Wales, in a town based on Caerleon. The Hill of Dreams of the title is an old Roman fort...

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    The terror

    The Terror is a short novel by Welsh horror writer Arthur Machen. In wartime Britain, a series of unexplained murders occur with no sign of who or what is responsible. The rash of unsolved murders spawns conspiracy theories, paranoia, and fear as they search for a...

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    The five jars

    The Five Jars is the only novel written by English author M. R. James, who is best known for his ghost stories.  The Five Jars is a peculiarly surreal fantasy originally written for children but thrilling enough for adult readers. While he is out walking, the narrator...

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    Ghost stories of an antiquary P. 2

    More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet,...

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    The white people

    The White People is a horror novella by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The novella is presented as a young girl's diary, detailing her increasingly deep delvings into witchcraft, and discovery of ancient magic.. A man is given the diary by another man who wishes to...

  23. Omslagsbild: The dark av

    The dark

    The Dark is a novella by Russian author Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev, an acclaimed Russian playwright and writer of short fiction, who was noted for the darkness in his work.  The Dark is a story about a desperate young man, a “terrorist and nihilist”, trying to...

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    The opal serpent

    The Opal Serpent is a detective novel by American author Fergus Hume. An old pawnbroker is found strangled with his lips pinned together with an opal serpent broach. He has a beautiful daughter who is apparently the heir of his large estate. But another claimant has made...

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    The brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov, published 1880, is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky, and is generally considered the culmination of his life's work. The Brothers Karamazov, here beautufully read by Tony Addison, is a passionate philosophical novel set in...

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    Hagar of the pawn-shop

    Hagar of the Pawn-Shop is a mystery novel by American author Fergus Hume. Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly London pawnbroker. He dies after teaching Hagar the...

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    The people of the mist

    The People of the Mist is a classic lost race fantasy novel written by H. Rider Haggard. The People of the Mist is the tale of a British adventurer seeking wealth in the wilds of Africa, finding romance, and discovering a lost race and its monstrous god. The penniless...

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    The time traders

    The Time Traders is the first novel in The Time Traders series by Andre Norton. It is part of Norton's Forerunner universe. The Time Traders introduces the series' premise, a confrontation between Western heroes, and the "Reds", and a mysterious alien race that has used...

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    This crowded Earth

    This Crowded Earth is a science fiction thriller novel by American author Robert Bloch.  This Crowded Earth is set on an overpopulated Earth of the future. In the future science has banished war and there's enough food to support everyone. Huge populations are living in...

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    The angels of Mons the bowmen and other legends ...

    The Angels of Mons (or The Bowmen and other Legends of the War) is a collection of stories written by Welsh author Arthur Machen.  In September 1914, two months after the outbreak of World War One, Machen published a short story called The Bowmen in the London Evening...

  31. Omslagsbild: A warning to the curious and other ghost stories av

    A warning to the curious and other ghost stories

    A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a...

  32. Omslagsbild: A fragment of life av

    A fragment of life

    A Fragment of Life is short novel by Welsh horror writer Arthur Machen. A young couple repudiate the banalities of material life in favour of the spiritual. A Fragment of Life tells of a newlywed couple, the Darnells, living in a London suburb. Machen piles on an...

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    The three impostors or The transmutations

    The Three Impostors; or, The Transmutations is an episodic horror novel by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The novel comprises several weird tales and culminates in a final denouement of deadly horror, connected with a secret society devoted to debauched pagan rites. The...

  34. Omslagsbild: The shining pyramid av

    The shining pyramid

    The Shining Pyramid is a short horror story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. A tale of mystery, that blends elements of detective stories and classic horror stories in a thrilling way. The story starts innocently enough with two men discussing strange arrangements of...

  35. Omslagsbild: The five jars av

    The five jars

    The Five Jars is the only novel written by English author M. R. James, who is best known for his ghost stories. The Five Jars is a peculiarly surreal fantasy originally written for children but thrilling enough for adult readers. While he is out walking, the narrator is...

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    Flatland a romance of many dimensions

    Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin A. Abbott. As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella's more enduring contribution is its...

  37. Omslagsbild: The angels of Mons av

    The angels of Mons

    The Angels of Mons (or The Bowmen and other Legends of the War) is a collection of stories written by Welsh author Arthur Machen. In September 1914, two months after the outbreak of World War One, Machen published a short story called The Bowmen in the London Evening...

  38. Omslagsbild: The passionate friends av

    The passionate friends

    The Passionate Friends is a 1913 novel by H. G. Wells. H. G. Wells is best known for his science fiction, but some of his greatest works were in other genres. The Passionate Friends is a love story. It also is a story about dreams, despair, jealousy, sex, the struggle...

  39. Omslagsbild: The final ghost stories of M. R. James av

    The final ghost stories of M. R. James

    The Final Ghost Stories of M. R. James brings together the remaing seven ghost stories by English author M. R. James, not previously published in his collections. M. R. James published a total of 4 collections of his ghost stories; Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904),...

  40. Omslagsbild: The hill of dreams av

    The hill of dreams

    The Hill of Dreams is a supernatural novel written by Welsh author Arthur Machen.  The novel recounts the life of a young man, Lucian Taylor, focusing on his dreamy childhood in rural Wales, in a town based on Caerleon. The Hill of Dreams of the title is an old Roman...

  41. Omslagsbild: The red hand av

    The red hand

    The Red Hand is a horror novella by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The Red Hand features the main characters from The Three Impostors. The story focuses on a murder performed with an ancient stone axe. The mercurial Dyson and rationalist Phillipps debate the prospect that...

  42. Omslagsbild: It could be anything av

    It could be anything

    It Could Be Anything is a science fiction novella by American author Keith Laumer first published in 1963. A science fiction story by the great Keith Laumer - what more needs to be said? A young man sets out from his rural town to see the world for himself. What is...

  43. Omslagsbild: The inmost light av

    The inmost light

    The Inmost Light is a short horror story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. A scientist imprisons his wife's soul in a shining jewel, letting something else into her untenanted body, but the jewel is stolen. Dyson was shocked at the result of his own audacity. The man shrank...

  44. Omslagsbild: The seven who were hanged av

    The seven who were hanged

    The Seven Who Were Hanged is a novel by Russian author Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev, an acclaimed Russian playwright and writer of short fiction, who was noted for the darkness in his work. The Seven Who Were Hanged depicts the fates of five leftist revolutionaries...

  45. Omslagsbild: N av

    N

    "N" is a short horror story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. ”N” is an encounter in London of a hidden fairyland, a true psychedelic fable concerning the discovery of an alternative reality existing in the context of a humble, grey north London suburb. Arthur Machen...

  46. Omslagsbild: A thin ghost and others av

    A thin ghost and others

    A Thin Ghost And Others is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet, scholarly...

  47. Omslagsbild: More ghost stories of an antiquary av

    More ghost stories of an antiquary

    More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet,...

  48. Omslagsbild: Ann Veronica av

    Ann Veronica

    Ann Veronica is a New Woman novel by H. G. Wells first published in 1909. Ann Veronica describes the rebellion of Ann Veronica Stanley, "a young lady of nearly two-and-twenty," against her middle-class father's stern patriarchal rule. The novel dramatizes the...

  49. Omslagsbild: The time machine av

    The time machine

    The Time Machine is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1898. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he...

  50. Omslagsbild: The secret of the Earth av

    The secret of the Earth

    The Secret of the Earth is a science fiction "lost race"novel by American writer Charles Willing Beale first published in 1899. A classic novel which features a lost race living in a subterranean world. The Secret of the Earth is a superb Science Fiction novel that will...

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