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The Angel of the Odd

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...

Lorna Doone: A Romance Of Exmoor

The White People

Great Astronomers:  William Rowan Hamilton

by Robert Stawell Ball

Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805–1865) was an Irish physicist, astronomer, and mathematician who made important contributions to mechanics, optics, and algebra. As a teenager, he mastered parts of Newton's...

Four Just Men

by Edgar Wallace

These are stories of the Four Just Men, Edgar Wallace's famous characters known to the wider public principally as a result of the early television series of the same name. The source material is, of course,...

The Travels of True Godliness

by Benjamin Keach

A metaphor in which True Godliness attempts to win various characters in his way.

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 Night Life of the Gods

The Green Eyes of Bâst

by Sax Rohmer

Psychic investigator Dr. Damar Greefe encounters ancient sorceryand a cult whose leader is possessed by the murderous cat-goddess Bast!

The Strength of the Strong

by Jack London

Includes "The Dream of Debs," "South of the Slot," and "The Unparalleled Invasion."

Hearts of Three

by Jack London

Originally intended as a film scenario, this plot is an improbably adventure story that can't help but bring to mind the "Lost Ark" films of decades later!

Almuric

by Robert Ervin Howard

The novel is a planetary romance in which Esau Cairn is transported from Earth to the planet Almuric where he fights apelike humans, winged demons, and other monsters.

The Years

One of Ours

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1923

by Willa Cather

Claude Wheeler craves excitement, far more than he can ever find as a farmer's son. He encounters more at university, where the modern world beyond farm life offers new thrills and challenges, only to lose them...

Dutch Courage and Other Stories

by Jack London

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

The Railway Children

by Edith Nesbit

The story concerns a family who move to a house near the railway after the father is imprisoned as a result of being falsely accused of selling state secrets to the Russians. The three children, Roberta, Peter...

The Lagoon

Jacob's Ladder

Seven Keys to Baldpate

by Earl Derr Biggers

Baldpate Inn has a mystery and seven keys. The novelist has one. The other six fall into the hands of six apparent lunatics: 1. a hermit who flees from barbers and women has a key, 2. a peroxide blonde who "just...