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The Annotated Peter Pan (The Centennial Edition)  (The Annotated Books)

by J. M. Barrie & Maria Tatar

"Peter Pan is a great and refining and uplifting benefaction to this sordid and money-mad age."—Mark Twain One hundred years after J. M. Barrie published the novel Peter and Wendy, Maria Tatar revisits a story...


Classic American Autobiographies

by William L. Andrews & Paul John Eakin

The true diversity of the American experience comes to life in this superlative collection.

A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (1682), perhaps the first American bestseller,...


The Rise of Silas Lapham

by William Dean Howells, Louis Auchincloss & Jason Courtmanche

The Rise of Silas Lapham was the first important novel to center on the American businessman and the first to treat its theme with a realism that foreshadowed the work of modern writers. In his story of one...


Subtly Worded

by Teffi, Robert Chandler & Anne Marie Jackson

A selection of the finest stories by this female Chekhov

Teffi's genius with the short form made her a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia, beloved by Tsar Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin alike. These stories,...


The Man in the Iron Mask

by Alexandre Dumas, Roger Celestin & Jack Zipes

Deep inside the dreaded Bastille, a young prisoner has languished, his face hidden from all, for eight long years. He knows neither his true identity nor the crime that got him there. Then Aramis, one of the...


Scottish Fiction Classics: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, The Master of Ballantrae, The House with the Green Shutters

by James Hogg, R. L. Stevenson & George Douglas Brown

A collection of classic Scottish historical fiction, with superbly plotted and descriptive narratives. Bundled by subject matter, the books complement each other to create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's...


Scottish Adventure Classics: John Burnet of Barns, Kidnapped, Sick Heart River

by John Buchan & R. L. Stevenson

A collection of classic adventure fiction, with superbly plotted and descriptive narratives. Bundled by subject matter, the books complement each other to create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics...


The Kailyard Collection: Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush, The Stickit Minister, Robert Urquhart

by Ian Maclaren, S. R. Crockett & Gabriel Setoun

A collection of three classic ‘Kailyard’ novels, each offering a superbly plotted and descriptive narrative. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's...


SECRETS & THEIR LIES

by JO ANN CARTER

Angela Elise Bowen; 26 year old Cater residing in Memphis Tennessee, gets a phone call one morning from her recluse Aunt, requesting her presence later so she can, 'Talk' to her. Stunned by the request, out...


Masterpieces of the English Short Novel: Nine Complete Short Novels

by Kenneth H. Brown

These nine novels are the best of the best—great writing by some of the most brilliant literary minds of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Samuel Johnson’s biography of Richard Savage raises the life...


Outlaws of the Brasada: A Western Duo

by Les Savage

A Civil War veteran and widower struggles to keep his children alive in a pair of classic Western tales.

Things looked dark for Emery Bandine when he returned to Spanish Crossing from fighting in the Civil War....


Black Beauty

by Anna Sewell

Anna Sewell said that the aim of her "little book" was "to induce kindness, sympathy and an understanding treatment of horses." Though the book had scant influence when it was first published in 1877, it has...


Stagecoach: A Western Story

by Max Brand

Unlikely hero Sammy Gregg has never met a challenge he won’t face head on, but he hasn’t met outlaw Chester Furness!

Born in Brooklyn, Sammy Gregg is small in stature and naive to the ways of the world, yet...


Scottish Gothic: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, The City of Dreadful Night, A Beleaguered City

by James Hogg, James Thomson & Margaret Oliphant

A collection of three classic Scottish tales, each offering a dark and shocking narrative. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books complement each other to create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's...


Scottish Quests: The Three Perils of Man, The Raiders, The World's Desire

by James Hogg, S. R. Crockett & Andrew Lang

A collection of three classic adventure novels, each offering a superbly plotted and descriptive narrative. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's...


Scottish Children's Adventure: Treasure Island, The Coral Island, The Lost World

by R. L. Stevenson, R. M. Ballantyne & Sir, Arthur Conan Doyle

A collection of classic adventure stories for the young reader. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books complement each other and create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics series,...


Scottish Landscape: Sunset Song, Ayrshire Idylls, The House with the Green Shutters

by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Neil Munro & George Douglas Brown

A collection of three classic Scottish historical novels, each set in a beautifully described landscape. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics...


Death in Venice and Other Stories

by Thomas Mann, Jefferson P. Chase & Martin Swales

A haunting novella, Death in Venice tells the story of a man who falls into foolish love, only to reap his own ruin. Gustav von Aschenbach, a dignified but lonely writer in the twilight of his life, is enjoying...


The Railway Children

by E. Nesbit

When Father goes away with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis are shattered. They and Mother have to move from their comfortable London home to go and live in a simple country...


The Linwoods

by Catharine Maria Sedgwick

The epic tale of two families wrestling with questions of loyalty, liberty, and love during the American Revolution

At the dawn of the American Revolution, young Isabella Linwood is poised to marry a well-to-do...