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The Antichrist

by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche's "The Antichrist" might be more aptly named "The Antichristian," for it is an unmitigated attack on Christianity that Nietzsche makes within the text instead of an exposition on evil or...

The Man Who Would be King

by Rudyard Kipling

The Man Who Would be King (1888) is a short story by Rudyard Kipling chronicling the adventures of two British men who become kings in Kafiristan (now a province of Afghanistan).

The Nightingale and the Rose

by Oscar Wilde

A nightingale overhears a student complaining that his professor's daughter will not dance with him, as he is unable to give her a red rose. The nightingale visits all the rose-trees in the garden, and one of...

The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

by Rudyard Kipling

Includes the following short stories: The phantom 'rickshaw - My own true ghost story - The strange ride of Morrowbie Jukes - The man who would be king - The finest story in the world.

The Chronic Argonauts

by H. G. Wells

This brief story begins with a third-person account of the arrival of a mysterious inventor to the peaceful Welsh town of Llyddwdd. Dr. Nebogipfel takes up residence in a house sorely neglected after the deaths...

The Lesson of the Master

A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder

by James De Mille

The satiric and fantastic romance is set in an imaginary semi-tropical land in Antarctica inhabited by prehistoric monsters and a cult of death-worshipers called the Kosekin. The main story of the novel is the...

Looking Backward

by Edward Bellamy

Set in Boston on December 26, 2000, but written before the turn of the nineteenth century, this classic Utopian novel is more significant and relevant than ever with its reappearance this millennium. Addressing...

A Dream of John Ball

by William Morris

A Dream of John Ball (1888) is a novel by English author William Morris about the English peasants' revolt of 1381 and the rebel John Ball. Like the novels close contemporary - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's...

Otto of the Silver Hand

by Howard Pyle

The book centers around the life of Otto, the son of a German warlord. His mother dies when she sees her husband hurt, prompting his father to take his newborn son to a nearby monastery to be raised. When Otto...

Maiwa's Revenge

Mr. Meeson's Will

Colonel Quaritch, V.C.

Louisa Pallant

The Aspern Papers

The Patagonia

Christmas with Grandma Elsie

by Martha Finley

A Christmas story from the Elsie series.

The Kalevala