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Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street

The Child That Went With The Fairies

The Big Trip Up Yonder

by Kurt Vonnegut

If it was good enough for your grandfather, forget it ... it is much too good for anyone else!

Gigolo

by Edna Ferber

Eight stories of tangy satire and sweet sentimentality. Filled with human drama, unfaltering reason, and extraordinary description.

The Guardians

by Irving Cox

It’s not always “The Truth shall set you free!” Sometimes it’s “Want of the Truth shall drive you to escape!” And that can be dangerous!

Dagon

Beasts and Super-Beasts

by Saki

Beasts and Super-Beasts is a collection of short stories, written by Saki (the literary pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro) and first published in 1914.Along with The Chronicles of Clovis, Beasts and Super-Beasts...

The Intelligence Office

Porcelain and Pink

by Francis Scott Fitzgerald

First published in the "Smart Set", and first published in book form in Tales of the Jazz Age in 1922. "And do you write for any other magazines?" inquired the young lady. "Oh, yes," I assured her. "I've had...

Worms Of the Earth

by Robert Ervin Howard

Bran Mak Morn, King of the Picts, vows revenge on the Roman governor Titus Sulla after witnessing the crucifixion of a fellow Pict. He seeks forbidden aid from the Worms of the Earth, a race of creatures who...

Where Love is, There God is Also

The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories

by Lord Dunsany

The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories is the third book by Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula LeGuin and others. It was...

The People of the Black Circle

The Prussian Officer

The Abbot's Ghost, or Maurice Treherne's Temptation

by Louisa May Alcott

A christmas story from the writer of Little Women.

R.P.M.

by Chris Nakashima-Brown

A near-future post-mediapocalyptic mind-bender about celebrity, freedom, America and meaning.

The Variable Man

by Philip K. Dick

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 hope—and its sure failure!

The Magic World

by Edith Nesbit

This collection includes, "The Cat-hood of Maurice", "The Mixed Mine", "Accidental Magic", "The Princess and the Hedge-Pig", "Septimus Septimusson", "The White Cat", "Belinda and Bellamant", "Justnowland", "The...

When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth

by Cory Doctorow

The heroic exploits of "sysadmins" — systems administrators — as they defend the cyber-world, and hence the world at large, from worms and bioweapons.

The Magic Shop