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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...

The Planet Savers

by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Marion Zimmer Bradley has written some of the finest science fiction in print. She has been away from our pages too long. So this story is in the nature of a triumphant return. It could well be her best to date.

The Chronicles of Clovis

by Saki

One of Saki's best-known works. A collection of satirical short stories featuring Clovis.

Tales of Wonder

by Lord Dunsany

The Last Book of Wonder, originally published as Tales of Wonder, is the tenth book and sixth original short story collection of Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of...

When God Laughs & Other Stories

by Jack London

This outstanding collection includes "The Apostate," "Just Meat," "A Piece of Steak," and "Chinago."

A House-Boat on the Styx

by John Kendrick Bangs

The book begins with Charon, ferryman of the Styx startled--and annoyed--by the arrival of a house boat on his mystical river. At first afraid that the boat will put him out of business, he later finds out that...

Hooking Up

by Tom Doyle

High school and evolution, VR space, artificial intelligence and the unrestrained id.

Children of the Frost

by Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

A Changed Man and Other Tales

by Thomas Hardy

A dozen minor novels that have been published in the periodical press collected together.

Sketches by Boz

by Charles Dickens

Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens in 1836. Dickens' career as a writer of fiction truly began with this collection in 1833, when he started writing humorous sketches...

Year of the Big Thaw

by Marion Zimmer Bradley

In this warm and fanciful story of a Connecticut farmer, Marion Zimmer Bradley has caught some of the glory that is man's love for man—no matter who he is nor whence he's from. By heck, you'll like little...

Navy Day

by Harry Harrison

The Army had a new theme song: "Anything you can do, we can do better!" And they meant anything, including up-to-date hornpipes!

Tales of the Fish Patrol

by Jack London

Stories set on the San Francisco Bay of London's youth, including "A Raid on the Oyster Pirates."

Love of Life & Other Stories

Roads of Destiny

by O. Henry

A collection of 22 short stories: Roads of Destiny, The Guardian of the Accolade, The Discounters of Money, The Enchanted Profile, "Next to Reading Matter", Art and the Bronco, Phœbe, A Double-dyed Deceiver,...

Sixes and Sevens

by O. Henry

A collection of 25 short stories: The Last of the Troubadours, The Sleuths, Witches' Loaves, The Pride of the Cities, Holding up a Train, Ulysses and the Dogman, The Champion of the Weather, Makes the Whole...

R. Holmes & Co.

by John Kendrick Bangs

A collection of 10 short stories about the son of Sherlock Holmes and grandson of Raffles.

Dutch Courage and Other Stories

by Jack London

A collection of very early stories published posthumously, with a preface by his wife Charmian.

Hellhound of the Cosmos

by Clifford Donald Simak

Dimensional degeneration.

Alchymical Romance