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by Thea von Harbou

This is Metropolis, the novel that the film's screenwriter -- Thea von Harbou, who was director Fritz Lang's wife, and a collaborator in the creation of the film -- this is the novel that Harbou wrote from her...

To the Lighthouse

by Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse (5 May 1927) is a novel by Virginia Woolf. A landmark novel of high modernism, the text, centering on the Ramsay family and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland between 1910 and 1920,...

The Master Mind of Mars

Emily's Quest

Emily #3

by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Emily Starr and Teddy Kent have been friends since childhood, and as Teddy is about to leave to further his education as an artist, Emily believes that their friendship is blossoming into something more. On...

Cities of the Plain (Sodom and Gomorrah)

In Search of Lost Time #4

by Marcel Proust

In this fourth volume, Proust’s novel takes up for the first time the theme of homosexual love and examines how destructive sexual jealousy can be for those who suffer it. Sodom and Gomorrah is also an unforgiving...

Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle

The Colour Out of Space

by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

"The Colour Out of Space" is a first-person narrative written from the perspective of an unnamed surveyor from Boston. In order to prepare for the construction of a new reservoir in Massachusetts, he surveys...

Death Comes for the Archbishop

by Willa Cather

A narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert.

The New Dress

A Certain Dr Thorndyke

by R. Austin Freeman

A winding adventure that begins in an exotic, teasing location. Richard Austin Freeman introduces the reader to the delights of an extraordinary jewel heist. Hollis is a retired soap manufacturer, richer than...

Witch Wood

by John Buchan

Set amidst the religious struggles of the 17th century, this is the story of a young minister's return to the town of his birth. There he finds a coven of Satan worshippers and falls deeply in love with one...

Jacob's Ladder

Allan and the Ice Gods

The Tarzan Twins

The Stolen Body

The Visitation

by Cyril G. Wates

This story was the winner of the first-place prize awarded by Amazing Stories magazine in 1927, having been selected from about 360 stories submitted for the Cover Prize Contest. The editor praised the previously...

Advanced Chemistry

by Jack G. Huekels

There is a lot of entertainment and also a great deal of truth in this story. We recommend it highly.

Twilight Sleep

Terror Keep

A Short Trip Home