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Helen of Troy

by Andrew Lang

In Greek mythology, Helen, better known as Helen of Sparta or Helen of Troy, was daughter of Zeus and Leda, wife of king Menelaus of Sparta and sister of Castor, Polydeuces and Clytemnestra. Her abduction by...

The New Arabian Nights

by Robert Louis Stevenson

New Arabian Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1882, is a collection of short stories previously published in magazines between 1877 and 1880. The collection contains Stevenson's first published...

The Lady, or the Tiger?

by Frank R. Stockton

Called the most famous riddle mystery of all time, this very short story poses a dilemma. A man is sentenced to an unusual punishment for having a romance with a king's beloved daughter. Taken to the public...

Everything Is Possible To Will

by Ellen Ellis

A semi-autobiographical novel by an early feminist New Zealand author, Ellen E. Ellis. The character Wrax is a debased version of the author's husband Oliver, and Zee a weaker version of Ellen. Ellis uses this...

Ivan the Fool

Two on a Tower

Godfrey Morgan

by Jules Verne

The story of a young adventurer, Godfrey Morgan, and his deportment instructor, Professor T. Artelett, who embark on a round-the-world ocean voyage. Their ship is wrecked and they are cast away on a remote island,...

Cetywayo and his White Neighbours

The Revolt of Man

by Sir Walter Besant

Speculative fiction wherein the traditional roles of the sexes are reversed.

The Ancestral Footstep

The Point of View