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The Well of Loneliness

by Radclyffe Hall

As a little girl Stephen Gordon always felt different. A talent for sport, a hatred of dresses and a preference for solitude were not considered suitable for a young lady of the Victorian upper-class. But when...


The Third Man

by Graham Greene

Experience the thrilling search for the Third Man as you follow Harry Lime through the gloomy and treacherous streets of Vienna, a city divided by war and corruption. This undisputed spy classic is now available...


The Complete Father Brown Stories

by G K Chesterton

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown mysteries, BBC One Daytime has commissioned a new 10-part drama series for January 2013 to bring the priest-turned-detective back to life....


Alexander's Bridge

by Willa Cather

The characteristic themes of Cather’s mature work are already present in her debut novella, an evocation of a tragic love triangle.

 

Bartley Alexander, renowned engineer of bridges, is a man with a past...


Heart of Darkness: (Classics Deluxe Edition)

by Joseph Conrad & Adam Hochschild

In a novella which remains highly controversial to this day, Conrad explores the relations between Africa and Europe. On the surface, this is a horrifying tale of colonial exploitation. The narrator, Marlowe...


The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Reader: From Sherlock Holmes to Spiritualism

by Jeffrey Meyers & Valerie Meyers

Sampling works by the creator of Holmes and Watson, this collection features Doyle's detective stories, horror tales, journalism, historical stories, and the complete text of his science-fiction novel The Poison...


Short Novels of the Masters

by Charles Neider

A collection of perhaps, the ten finest short novels ever written including Melville, Dostoyevsky, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Chekov, Kafka, D. H. Lawrence and James Joyce.


The Wizard of Oz

by L. Frank Baum

Santore's version of the L. Frank Baum fantasy is highly visual yet faithful to the original story. never before have the Land of the Munchkins been more enchanting, the forest of Oz more foreboding, or the...


Richard III

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

An exciting new edition of the complete works of Shakespeare with these features:  Illustrated with photographs from New York Shakespeare Festival productions, vivid readable readable introductions for each...


Henry IV, Part Two

by William Shakespeare

The stirring continuation of the themes begun in Henry IV, Part One again pits a rebellion within the State and that master of misrule, Falstaff, against the maturing of Prince Hal. Alternating scenes between...


The Transformation (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley wrote 'The Transformation' having been challenged by Lord Byron to pen an original ghost story. Eighteen months later, it became the classic novel, Frankenstein. The original tale provides fascinating...


Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Thomas Prest

Thomas Prest was a prolific and popular writer of Victorian 'penny dreadfuls'. The 'demon barber', Sweeney Todd, was his most famous and successful creation. Many of the penny dreadful stories, particularly...


The Assassins (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Percy Bysshe Shelley

Hailed as one of the finest lyric poets in the English language, Percy Bysshe Shelley was best-known for his verse. However, he also produced a number of acclaimed short prose works, and 'The Assassins' is charged...


A Smokey Lady in Knickers (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Thorne Smith

Thorne Smith was one of the early 20th century's best-known writers of humorous supernatural fantasy. Before reaching global fame with his 1926 novel Topper, he produced a string of popular short stories, of...


The Haunted Chamber (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Ann Radcliffe

Ann Radcliffe was an early pioneer of the Gothic novel, and 'The Haunted Chamber' is one of her best-known tales. A chilling and subtle ghost story, it is an excellent example of Radcliffe's genre-defining style....


The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - With Other Short Stories by Robert Louis Stevenson (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Robert Louis Stevenson

Author of the timeless Treasure Island (1883), Robert Louis Stevenson is a hugely popular author, and one of the most translated in the world. First published in 1886, 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr....


The Edgar Allan Poe of Japan - Some Tales by Edogawa Rampo - With Some Stories Inspired by His Writings (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Edogawa Rampo

Edogawa Rampo is the pen name of Japanese author Hirai Taro. Influenced in his early career by Western mystery writers such as Edgar Allan Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, he is one of Japan's most famous authors,...


Haunted Houses in Mogh's Half - Ghost Stories from Northern Ireland (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , John D. Seymour

St. John D Seymour was a minister and explorer, who spent his life documenting what he regarded as real-life examples of witches, banshees, poltergeists, ghosts and apparitions. Many of the Gothic romance and...


The Chain of Destiny (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker is best known for his 1897 publication, Dracula. This work is an epistolary novel weaving hypnotism, magic, the supernatural, and other elements of Gothic fiction. It went on to sell over one million...


The Body-Snatcher (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

by , Robert Louis Stevenson

Author of the timeless Treasure Island (1883), Robert Louis Stevenson is a hugely popular author, and one of the most translated in the world. First published in Pall Mall magazine in December of 1884, 'The...