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    Orlando a biography

    Orlando: A Biography is a novel by Virginia Woolf, first published in 1928. A high-spirited romp inspired by the tumultuous family history of Woolf's partner, the aristocratic poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West, it is arguably one of Woolf's most popular and...

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    A room of one's own

    A Room of One’s Own, by Virginia Woolf was first published in 1929. This feminist essay argues for both a literal and figural space for women writers within a literary tradition dominated by patriarchy. First published on 24 October 1929, the extended essay was based...

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    Dracula

    Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of...

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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...

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    Far from the madding crowd

    Far From The Madding Crowd (1874) is English writer Thomas Hardy's fourth novel.  The novel is the first to be set in Hardy's fictional county of Wessex in rural south west England. It deals in themes of love, honour and betrayal, against a backdrop of the seemingly...

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    Night and day

    Night and Day (1919) is a novel by Virginia Woolf. Set in Edwardian London, Night and Day contrasts the daily lives of two friends, Katharine Hilbery and Mary Datchet. The novel examines the relationships between love, marriage, happiness, and success. There are four...

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    Deathworld

    Deathworld is a science fiction novel by Harry Harrison first published in 1960. Deathworld is the first in a series of novels begun in 1960 and originally serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Magazine. It’s the story of Jason dinAlt a professional gambler with...

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    His last bow

    His Last Bow is a collection of eight Sherlock Holmes stories (seven in some editions) by Arthur Conan Doyle, first in The Strand Magazine September 1908 to December 1913, plus the one-off title story (September 1917), also called A Reminiscence of Mr. Sherlock Holmes....

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    Die Burg von Otranto

    Die Burg von Otranto (englische Originalfassung: The Castle of Otranto) ist ein Roman des britischen Politikers und Schriftstellers Horace Walpole aus dem Jahr 1764. Walpole begründete damit die später sehr erfolgreiche Romangattung des Schauerromans (englisch:...

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    The tenant of Wildfell Hall

    The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, the second and final novel by Anne Brontë (1848), is concerned with the story of a woman who leaves her abusive, dissolute husband, and who must then support herself and her young son. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a slightly darker work...

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    Arm of the law

    Arm of the Law is a science fiction short story by Harry Harrison first published in 1958. How could a robot—a machine, after all—be involved in something like law application and violence? Harry Harrison  tells what happens when a police robot hits an outpost on...

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    Jude the obscure

    Jude the Obscure is the last completed of English writer Thomas Hardy's novels, began as a magazine serial in December 1894 and was first published in book form in 1895. Eleven-year-old Jude Fawley, inspired by his teacher Mr. Phillotson, who leaves Marygreen for...

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    That sweet little old lady

    That Sweet Little Old Lady (Brain Twister) is a science fiction novel by Randal Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer under the pen-name of ”Mark Phillips”, first published in 1959. It was nominated for the Hugo Award in 1960 under the name Brain Twister. In the not too...

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    The variable man

    The Variable Man is a science fiction novella by Philip K. Dick, first published in 1953. “He fixed things—clocks, refrigerators, vidsenders and destinies. But he had no business in the future, where the calculators could not handle him. He was Earth’s only...

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    The ambassadors

    The Ambassadors is a 1903 novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review (NAR). This dark comedy, seen as one of the masterpieces of James's final period. Henry James considered The Ambassadors his best, or perhaps his best-wrought,...

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    Murder in the gunroom

    Murder in the Gunroom is a detective novel by science fiction author H Beam Piper, first published in 1953. The Lane Fleming collection of early pistols and revolvers was one of the best in the country. When Fleming was found dead on the floor of his locked gunroom, a...

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    Tess of the d'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy, first published in 1891. It initially appeared in a censored and serialised version, published by the British illustrated newspaper, The Graphic. Though now considered...

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    Agnes Grey

    Agnes Grey is a semi-autobiographic novel by Anne Brontë, first published in 1847. The novel tells the story of Agnes Grey, the daughter of a minister, whose family comes to financial ruin. Desperate to earn the money to care for herself, she takes one of the few jobs...

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    The turn of the screw

    The Turn of the Screw, originally published in 1898, is a gothic ghost story novel written by Henry James.. A nameless governess reports the events of two ghosts who stalk the young children she has charge over. Is she reliable, or an imaginative neurotic?  Henry James'...

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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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    What Maisie knew

    What Maisie Knew is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Chap-Book and (revised and abridged) in the New Review in 1897 and then as a book later that year. It tells the story of the sensitive daughter of divorced, irresponsible parents. The book...

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    The repairman and other stories

    The Repairman and Other stories is a science fiction short story compilation by Harry Harrison. This is a collection of 3 of Harry Harrison marvelous early stories that were published in Galaxy, Analog and Fantastic Universe.  The Repairman (1958), (35 min.), is a...

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    Quo vadis

    Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero, commonly known as Quo Vadis, is a historical novel written by Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz. The novel tells of a love that develops between a young Christian woman, Ligia, and Marcus Vinicius, a Roman patrician. It takes...

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    Aaron's Rod

    Aaron's Rod is a novel by D. H. Lawrence, published in 1922. The protagonist of this picaresque novel, Aaron Sisson, is a union official in the coal mines of the English Midlands, trapped in a stale marriage. He is also an amateur, but talented, flautist. At the start of...

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    The voyage out

    The Voyage Out is the first novel by Virginia Woolf, published in 1915. It is one of Woolf's wittiest social satires. The novel had a long and difficult gestation and was not published until 1915. It was written during a period in which Woolf was especially...

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    The knights of Arthur

    The Knights of Arthur is a science fiction novella by Frederik Pohl first published in 1958. Pohl takes us into the future in this quirky and funny story, where the population of the United States is less than 10,000 people ... total. Yes you guessed it, there was a war;...

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    Two poets

    Two Poets (1837) is the first book in Balzac’s Lost Illusions trilogy, which is part of his sweeping set of novels collectively titled La Comédie Humaine. The story is set in post-Napoleonic France, when the new bourgeoisie was jostling for position alongside the old...

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    The world that couldn't be

    The World That Couldn't Be is a science fiction short story by American author Clifford D. Simak. Layard was a curiosity to sociologists. The planet supported thriving tribes of natives but they were genderless. How could tribes form without families? But Gavin Duncan...

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    Eve and David

    Eve and David (1843) is the final book in Balzac’s Lost Illusions trilogy, which is part of his sweeping set of novels collectively titled La Comédie Humaine. The story is set in post-Napoleonic France. In the first volume of the trilogy (Two Poets, 1837), we met...

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    The stars, my brothers

    The Stars, My Brothers is a classic science fiction novella by American author Edmond Hamilton first published in Amazing Stories 1962. The Stars, My Brothers is considered one of Edmonton’s best stories, and certainly most imaginative, stories. A spaceman is killed in...

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    A voyage to Arcturus

    A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by Scottish writer David Lindsay, first published in 1920. An interstellar voyage is the framework for a narrative of a journey through fantastic landscapes. The story is set at Tormance, an imaginary planet orbiting Arcturus, which, in...

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    The well-beloved

    The Well-Beloved: A Sketch of a Temperament is a novel by Thomas Hardy, serialized in 1892, and published as a book in 1897. The main setting of the novel, the Isle of Slingers, is based on the Isle of Portland in Dorset, southern England. Many of Hardy's novels were set...

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    Roxana the fortunate mistress

    Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress (full title: The Fortunate Mistress: Or, A History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de Wintselsheim, in Germany, Being the Person known by the Name of the Lady Roxana, in the...

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    Space Viking

    Space Viking is a science fiction novel written by H. Beam Piper, originally published in 1962. Space Viking is set in Piper’s Terro-Human future history. It tells the story of one man's search for his wife's murderer and its unexpected consequences.  A galactic war...

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    The woodlanders

    The Woodlanders is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy. It was serialised 1886-87 in Macmillan's Magazine and published in three volumes in 1887. It is one of his series of Wessex novels. The Woodlanders is one of Hardy's later novels, although he originally intended...

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    Brigands of the moon

    Brigands of the Moon is a science fiction novel by American author Ray Cummings first published in 1931. Brigands of the Moon is one of Cummings’ classic novels – a thrilling novel of the clash of two planets in the fight super-power ore, an adventure in...

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    They twinkled like jewels

    They Twinkled Like Jewels by Philip José Farmer is a science fiction short story, first published in 1954. The story begins with Jack Crane lying in vacant lot. He seems a bit worse for wear, hiding from Bureau of Health and Sanity (Bohas) agents. Jack Crane is trying...

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    Triplanetary 1948 novel version

    Triplanetary (NOVEL version) is a science fiction novel and space opera by American author E. E. ”Doc” Smith. It was first serialized in the magazine Amazing Stories in 1934. The novel covers several episodes in an eons-long human breeding project by the...

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    The hated

    The Hated is a science fiction short story by Frederik Pohl first published in 1958 under the name Paul Flehr. After space, there was always one more river to cross ... the far side of hatred and murder! Unfortunately, there is a side-effect to locking a half-dozen men...

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    The K-factor

    The K-Factor is a science fiction short story by Harry Harrison, first published in 1960. The human race has reached the stars, colonized many planets and done amazing things in all areas of scientific progress. But humans are still humans and remain both honorable and...

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    Lone Star Planet

    Lone Star Planet is a Science fiction novel by H Beam Piper and John J McGuire first published in 1958. In 1999, the novel won the Prometheus Award, Hall of Fame Award for Best Classic Libertarian SF Novel. The story of a junior diplomat and his first posting to a planet...

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    Operation: Outer Space

    Operation: Outer Space is a science fiction novel by Murray Leinster first published in 1954. A Thrilling Tale of a Space Ship's Voyage to the Moon--and Beyond! The world's first interstellar flight is financed by making it into a television show. Jed Cochrane is about...

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    The worm ouroboros

    The Worm Ouroboros is a heroic high fantasy novel by Eric Rücker Eddison, first published in 1922. The book describes the protracted war between the domineering King Gorice of Witchland and the Lords of Demonland in an imaginary world that appears mainly medieval and...

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    The galaxy primes

    The Galaxy Primes is a science fiction novel and space opera by American author E. E. ”Doc” Smith. It was first published in 1959. They were four of the greatest minds in the Universe: Two men, two women, lost in an experimental spaceship billions of parsecs from...

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    The spoils of Poynton

    The Spoils of Poynton is a novel by Henry James, first published under the title The Old Things as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1896 and then as a book in 1897. This novel describes the struggle between Mrs. Gereth, a widow of impeccable taste and iron will, and...

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    The wheel of time

    The Wheel Of Time is a short story by Henry James, first published two installments in the Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1892 and included in the collection The Private Life, published in 1893. Fanny Knocker is a very, very plain young woman. She is introduced to the...

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    The last of the Valerii

    The Last of the Valerii is a short story by Henry James first published in 1884. An unnamed American painter resident in Rome serves as narrator in this story, watching as his god-daughter Martha, becomes the wife of Prince Marco Valerio. The young bride is eager to use...

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    The lifted veil

    The Lifted Veil is a horror novella by George Eliot, first published in 1859. The novella explores themes of extrasensory perception, the essence of physical life, possible life after death, and the power of fate. The Lifted Veil departs radically from the grounded...

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    The tunnel under the world

    The Tunnel Under The World is a science fiction novella by Frederik Pohl first published in 1955. This famous Pohl story explores cybernetic robots and implanted personalities in a way that certainly expanded my way of looking at reality. Is that wall really real? or is...

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    The birthplace

    The Birthplace is a short story by Henry James, first published in his collection The Better Sort in 1903. A witty satire on the excesses of the worship of William Shakespeare, the story reflects James's skepticism about the authorship of Shakespeare's plays. The story...

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