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The Sea Wolf

by Jack London

Chronicles the voyages of a ship run by the ruthless Wolf Larsen, among the greatest of London's characters, and spokesman for an extreme individualism London intended to critique.

The Master of the World

by Jules Verne

Evil master criminal sets out for world domination from the French pioneer of Science Fiction.

The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth

by H. G. Wells

Two scientists devise a compound that produces enormous plants, animals — and humans! The chilling results are disastrous.

The Marvelous Land of Oz

The Oz Books #2

by Lyman Frank Baum

First issued in 1904, L. Frank Baum's The Marvelous Land of Oz is the story of the wonderful adventures of the young boy named Tip as he travels throughout the many lands of Oz. Here he meets with our old friends...

Cabbages and Kings

by O. Henry

A series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a...

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

by Montague Rhodes James

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magazines). Some later editions under this title contain both...

The Napoleon of Notting Hill

by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The Napoleon of Notting Hill is a novel written by G. K. Chesterton in 1904, set in a nearly-unchanged London in 1984. Though the novel deals with the future, it concentrates not on technology nor on totalitarian...

The Phoenix and the Carpet

Psammead #3

by Edith Nesbit

It's startling enough to have a Phoenix hatch in your house, but even more startling when it reveals you have a magic carpet on the floor. Conceited it may be, but the Phoenix is also good-hearted, and obligingly...

The River of Death: A Tale of London In Peril

by Fred Merrick White

Another in the "Doom of London" series, in which the author sounds a clarion call of potential disasters that may fall upon the great city. Here he relates a tale of environmental contamination leading to a...

The International Spy

by Allen Upward

Being the secret history of the Russo-Japanese War: In this story the author makes clear the sinking of the English fishing schooners by the Baltic fleet of Russia and brings in all kinds of events that seemed...

Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

by Joseph Conrad

Set in the imaginary South American republic of Costaguana, this work is an illustration of the impact of foreign exploitation on a developing nation. As Sulaco, site of an English/American controlled silver...

The Faith of Men & Other Stories

by Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

A Kidnapped Santa Claus

by Lyman Frank Baum

Santa Claus lives in the Laughing Valley, where stands the big, rambling castle in which his toys are manufactured. His workmen, selected from the ryls, knooks, pixies and fairies, live with him, and every one...

In Search of the Unknown

by Robert William Chambers

The stories feature a man who searches for lost species -- animals not seen for centuries -- and as we follow him on these journeys we're introduced to a variety of amazing creatures including the half-man,...

A Texas Matchmaker

by Andy Adams

From the writer and genuine Western Trail cattle driver, responsible for some of the best and most realistic accounts of cowboy life in literature.

Beverly of Graustark

by George Barr McCutcheon

Beverly is a bewitching American girl who has gone to that stirring little principality--Graustark--to visit her friend the princess, and there has a romantic affair of her own.

The Panchronicon

by Harold Steele MacKaye

A novel about time travel. Excerpt: "Don't have to keep count," he replied. "See that indicator?" he continued, pointing to a dial in the ceiling which had not been noticed before. "That reads May 3, 1898, now,...

The Stowmarket Mystery

by Louis Tracy

A mystery novel featuring Reginald Brett, Barrister Detective, an insightful, Sherlockian investigator.

The Golden Bowl

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...

Born Again

by Alfred William Lawson

A strangely bad Utopian fantasy written while Lawson was a professional baseball player.