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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 invisible man a grotesque romance

    The Invisible Man is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1897. The Invisible Man is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. It tells the story of a scientist who discovers the secret of invisibility and uses it on himself. The...

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    Star born

    Star Born is a science fiction novel by American author Andre Norton. When Raf Kurbi's Terran spaceship burst into unexplored skies of the far planet Astra and was immediately made welcome by the natives of a once-mighty metropolis, Kurbi was unaware of three vital...

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    Onkel Toms stuga

    Onkel Toms stuga (originaltitel Uncle Tom's cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly) är en roman skriven av Harriet Beecher Stowe, publicerad den 20 mars 1852. Den handlar om slaveriet i USA sett ur slavarnas perspektiv och bidrog starkt till att slaveriet avskaffades 1865...

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    The war of the worlds

    The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells first published in 1898. The book is considered to be one of the first science fiction novels. The War of the Worlds is one of the earliest stories that detail a conflict between mankind and an...

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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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    The jewel of seven stars

    The Jewel of Seven Stars is a horror novel by Bram Stoker first published in 1903. The story is a first-person narrative of a young man pulled into an archaeologist's plot to revive Queen Tera, an ancient Egyptian mummy. The Jewel of Seven Stars is part of a subgenre of...

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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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    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...

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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...

  11. Book cover: 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...

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    A trace of memory

    A Trace of Memory is a science fiction novel by American author Keith Laumer. Help wanted: Soldier of fortune seeks companion in arms to share unusual adventure. Foster, Box 19. Legion was desperate—but not that desperate. Even petty larceny seemed preferable to that...

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    Ralestone luck

    Ralestone Luck is a novel by American author Andre Norton.  Rupert Ralestone is officially the Marquess of Lorne--but with no family money or prestige, the title is worthless.  He and his younger brother and sister return to the old family homestead--Pirate's...

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    The island of Doctor Moreau

    The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells. The text of the novel is the narration of Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked man rescued by a passing boat who is left on a beautiful island in the South Seas. On the island Prendick is...

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    The lair of the white worm

    The Lair of the White Worm (1925), also known as The Garden of Evil, is a horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, who also wrote Dracula. It is partly based on the legend of the Lambton Worm. The Lair of the White Worm was Bram Stoker's twelfth and last novel. This...

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    King Lear

    King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It depicts the gradual descent into madness of the title character, after he disposes of his kingdom giving bequests to two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, bringing tragic consequences for all....

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    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...

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    Fanny Hill memoirs of a woman of pleasure

    Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (popularly known as Fanny Hill) is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland first published in London in 1748.    This book has been notorious since it first appeared and had been banned several times and in several...

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    Doctor Dolittle's Garden

    In Doctor Dolittle's garden lives a host of creatures that have naturally gravitated to the little animal doctor, and it is the insects that play a large part in his new adventures. When the good sets out to discover all there is to know about insects, many of the small...

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    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...

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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...

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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 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),...

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    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 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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    Doctor Dolittle's zoo

    “A Zoo,” said Doctor John Dolittle, “should be an animal home, not an animal prison.” So with the help of all his faithful animal family and Tommy Stubbins, he planned and carried out, in the greatest garden of the old house at Puddleby, the most wonderful Zoo...

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    The story of Doctor Dolittle being the history ...

    The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts (1920), is the first of his Doctor Dolittle books, a series of children's novels about a man who learns to talk to animals and becomes their champion...

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    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...

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    The wonderful visit

    The Wonderful Visit is an 1895 fantasy novel by H. G. Wells. An other-worldly creature visits a small English village, and H. G. Wells uses humour and satire to convey some of the imperfections of Victorian society, as ‘angel’ and humans view each other with equal...

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    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...

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    The pirate planet

    The Pirate Planet is a science fiction novel by American author Charles W. Diffin. The Pirate Planet is a story of alien invasion, kidnapping, space travel, weird ugly creatures on a distant planet, and of course a beautiful woman. Two of our three heroes battle it out...

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    The dark world

    The Dark World is a science fantasy novel by Henry Kuttner, noted for its influence on The Chronicles of Amber by Roger Zelazny.  An amnesiac man is transported to another world -- a new world, where he has a new name, and a new destiny! An outstanding science fantasy,...

  33. Book cover: The door of the unreal av

    The door of the unreal

    The Door of the Unreal is a horror novel by the British author Gerald Biss.  An early werewolf novel, praised by H.P Lovecraft, calling this novel one of the children of Dracula. Two strange disappearances occur on a road in Sussex. The second involved a member of the...

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    Claimed!

    Claimed! is a science fiction horror novel by Francis Stevens (pseudonym for Gertrude B. Bennett), "The woman who invented dark fantasy". Claimed! is the story of a small green casket made of indestructible stone and incised in scarlet with an indecipherable...

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    Othello

    Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603. It is based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in 1565. This tightly...

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    Black man's burden

    Black Man's Burden is a science fiction novel by Dallas McCord "Mack" Reynolds first published in 1961. It is the first in a sequence of near-future stories set in North Africa, which also includes Border, Breed nor Birth (1962), Black Sheep Astray (1973), and The Best...

  37. Book cover: Unseen - unfeared av

    Unseen - unfeared

    Unseen – Unfeared is a science fiction horror short story by American author Francis Stevens. A creepy tale of a spectator to a strange museum exhibit that imparts him with the ability to see horrifying creatures everywhere he turns. “When our poor, faultily...

  38. Book cover: 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...

  39. Book cover: Two thousand miles below av

    Two thousand miles below

    Two Thousand Miles Below is a science fiction novel by American author Charles W. Diffin. The main character is Dean Rawson, who plans on discovering a way of mining power from a dead volcano, but ends up discovering more than he bargained for. Part One: Rawson learns to...

  40. Book cover: Under the sunset av

    Under the sunset

    Under the Sunset is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula. Originally conceived of by the author to be a collection of “Children’s stories,” these tales lean towards the dark and moody and even sometimes scary. Several of the tales...

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    Greylorn

    Greylorn is a science fiction novella by American author Keith Laumer. Earth is threatened with destruction by a deadly alien plague. The planet’s only hope: Get help from the long-lost Omega Colony, somewhere in space. The fate of the Earth is in the hands of...

  42. Book cover: The big time av

    The big time

    The Big Time is a science fiction novella by Fritz Leiber published in 1958. It was awarded the Hugo Award during 1958. The Big Time is a story involving only a few characters, but with a vast, cosmic back story. The storyline features members of one of two factions,...

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    The portrait of a lady

    The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly and Macmillan's Magazine in 1880–81 and then as a book in 1881. It is one of James's most popular long novels, and is regarded by critics as one of his finest. The...

  44. Book cover: Doctor Dolittle in the moon av

    Doctor Dolittle in the moon

    This tale of Doctor Dolittle tells of his adventures in the moon wither he journeys back on the back of a giant moth, with Tommy Stubbins, Chee-Chee and Polynesia. The Doctor’s active efforts in the pursuit of science and understanding of his fellow creatures have now...

  45. Book cover: Doctor Dolittle's post office av

    Doctor Dolittle's post office

    Doctor Dolittle discovers that there is not only an animal language but animal writing as well. For instance, four or five little scratches made by a swallow and a house where he has nested may tell the next swallow who comes that way: “Don’t build your nest in this...

  46. Book cover: Doctor Dolittle's circus av

    Doctor Dolittle's circus

    Here are Doctor Dolittle’s adventures with his friends a part of The Greatest Show on Earth. Unwilling to sell the Pushmi-pullyu to the circus proprietor, John Dolittle arranges that the timid two-headed animal shall be an independent part of the circus. His entire...

  47. Book cover: Doctor Dolittle's return av

    Doctor Dolittle's return

    Here is the wonderful news of Doctor Dolittle! It is the night of an eclipse – a mysterious breath-taking night. Suddenly the anxious watchers at Puddleby-on-the-Marsh see a long-awaited sign: the Doctor’s smoke-signal comes drifting down from the nearly smothered...

  48. Book cover: 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...

  49. Book cover: The three impostors av

    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...

  50. Book cover: 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...

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