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    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 story of Doctor Dolittle

    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 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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    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...

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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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    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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    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...

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    The voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle It is Tommy Stubbins, the cobbler's son, who tells this story of Doctor Dolittle's wonderful voyage to Spidermonkey Island. Tommy Stubbins was a little boy who wanted to be a naturalist when he grew up. One day he got acquainted with Doctor...

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    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...

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    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...

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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 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 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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    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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    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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    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...

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    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...

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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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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Gold in the sky

    Gold in the Sky is a 1958 science fiction novel by Alan E. Nourse. A big corporation tries to take over the asteroids in this fast-paced  novel, and they'll stop at nothing to get control… Enjoy the cast in this novel: Greg Hunter. Test pilot, happy only when his life...

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    History repeats

    History Repeats is a science fiction short story by George O. Smith first published in 1959. A space detective with an evolved (super intelligent, talking) dog is searching for a kidnapped heiress in the corrupt Xanabar Empire.  There are--and very probably will always...

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    Status Quo

    Status Quo is a science fiction novella by American author Mack Reynolds, first published in 1962. Status Quo was nominated for the 1962 Hugo Award for short fiction. Larry Woolford is a government agent, tasked with investigating subversive activity. He does everything...

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    The people of the crater

    The People of the Crater is a science fiction novella by American author Andre Norton. "Send the Black Throne to dust; conquer the Black Ones, and bring the Daughter from the Caves of Darkness." These were the tasks Garin must perform to fulfill the prophecy of the...

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    A pair of blue eyes

    A Pair of Blue Eyes is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy, published in 1873, first serialised between September 1872 and July 1873. It was Hardy's third novel, but the first to bear his name on publication. The book describes the love triangle between a young woman,...

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    The sea lady a tissue of moonshine

    The Sea Lady is a fantasy novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1902. A mermaid contrives to have herself "rescued from drowning" and adopted by a respectable family on the English coast. Her motive, which she conceals for quite a while, is to win the heart of a...

  34. Omslagsbild: The history of Mr. Polly av

    The history of Mr. Polly

    The History of Mr. Polly is a 1910 comic novel by H. G. Wells. A funny and touching account of the imaginative Mr. Polly who, bored and trapped in his conventional life, makes a U-turn –- and changes everything. The protagonist of The History of Mr. Polly is an...

  35. Omslagsbild: The ghost of Guir House av

    The ghost of Guir House

    The Ghost of Guir House is a horror novel by American writer Charles Willing Beale first published in 1897. Do you think you understand ghosts? Now you will. 1890s spiritualism infuses this weird, ghostly tale of a spirit romance and a mysterious crime that Mr. Henley's...

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    Armageddon 2419 A.D

    Armageddon 2419 A.D. is a science fiction novella by American author Philip Francis Nowlan.  The Original “Buck Rogers” novel. Nowlan’s novella tells about America in the 25th century, conquered by Hans in 2109 AD and only now beginning to rebel.  Living in...

  37. Omslagsbild: 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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    Airlords of Han

    Airlords of Han is a science fiction novella by American author Philip Francis Nowlan. Airlords of Han is the 2nd Buck Rogers story, the sequel to Armageddon 2419 A.D.. Anthony Rogers takes the fight to free 25th Century America to the Han overlords. Nowlan’s novella...

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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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    Plague ship

    Plague Ship is a science fiction novel by Andre Norton. A fast-moving suspense tale, full of unusual detail and unexpected turns. Several highlights make the book really shine: the sunset gorp hunt on the reefs of an oily sea; a raid on an asteroid's emergency station;...

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    When the mountain came to Miramar

    When the Mountain Came to Miramar is a science fiction novella by American author Charles W. Diffin. It is magic against magic as Garry Connell bluffs for his life with a prehistoric savage in the heart of Sentinel Mountain. When the Mountain Came to Miramar was first...

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    Star surgeon

    Star Surgeon is a 1960 science fiction novel by Alan E. Nourse. Born on a planet of a distant star, Dal Timgar is the first alien to attempt to become a qualified physician of Hospital Earth. Dal Timgar had always wanted to be a doctor. As a Garvian and the first...

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    The golden bowl

    The Golden Bowl is a 1904 novel by Henry James. Set in England, this complex, intense study of marriage and adultery completes what some critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden Bowl explores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and...

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    The ego machine

    The Ego Machine is a science fiction novella by American author Henry Kuttner first published in 1952. When a slightly mad robot drunk on AC, wants you to join an experiment in optimum ecology—don't do it! After all, who wants to argue like Disraeli or live like Ivan...

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    Gambler's world

    Gambler's World is a science fiction short story by American author Keith Laumer. Here is a story starring the always unconventional Terrestrial Diplomat, Retief. As a diplomat, Retief does not always follow procedure.  Well the truth is that he almost never follows...

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    Martyr

    Martyr is a 1957 science fiction novella by Alan E. Nourse. Martyr is an absorbing story, set on the Mars Colony, then on Earth. It is possible to completely replace all the parts of a worn out body, preserving the brain. But it is only being done for the geniuses and...

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    Derelict

    Derelict is a science fiction short story by American author Alan E. Nourse.         What was the mystery of this great ship from the dark, deep reaches of space? For, within its death-filled chambers—was the avenue of life! In a world run by a military...

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    Under the sunset

    Under the Sunset is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker (the author of Dracula), first published in 1881. 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...

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    Two thousand miles below

    Two Thousand Miles Below is a science fiction novel by American author Charles W. Diffin. Rawson learns to his cost that the life-spark of a fabled race glows in the black heart of a dead, Western volcano. The main character is Dean Rawson, who plans on discovering a way...

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    The night of the long knives

    The Night of the Long Knives is a science fiction novel by Fritz Leiber published in 1960. "I was one hundred miles from Nowhere—and I mean that literally—when I spotted this girl out of the corner of my eye. I'd been keeping an extra lookout because I still expected...

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