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The Hohenzollerns in America: With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and Other Impossibilities

by Stephen Leacock

Though formally trained as a political scientist, Canadian writer Stephen Leacock rose to fame and fortune on the strength of his satirical works of humor, which often skewered the pretensions of the well-to-do....


Dead Men's Money

by J. S. Fletcher

When an old seaman named James Gilverthwaite shows up in the sleepy town of Berwick looking for long-term lodging, it seems innocent enough. But within days, it becomes clear that Gilverthwaite is looking for...


Fair Haven and Foul Strand

by August Strindberg

Over the course of his remarkably varied literary career, Swedish writer August Strindberg produced plays, poetry, novels, essays, and memoirs. In the short stories collected in Fair Haven and Foul Strand, Strindberg's...


Translations of Shakuntala: And Other Works

by Kalidasa & Arthur W. Ryder

Regarded as the most important figure in the Classical Sanskrit literary canon, Kalidasa was a poet and playwright who likely lived in the fifth century AD. This collection brings together some of Kalidasa's...


The Inferno

by August Strindberg & Claud Field

Swedish novelist and playwright August Strindberg led a tumultuous life defined by giddy heights and despairing depths. One of his most intense periods of depression resulted in profound psychological and existential...


The Jolly Corner

by Henry James

This finely crafted novella from fiction master Henry James combines several themes from James' body of work: the clash of cultures between Europe and America, an uncanny encounter with a doppelganger, and a...


The Author of Beltraffio

by Henry James

Often regarded as one of the most important literary figures of his era, American-born author Henry James possessed a unique knack for describing the idiosyncrasies of dysfunctional families. The Ambient family...


The Middle Temple Murder

by J. S. Fletcher

A late-night stroll turns up a shocking discovery when a pedestrian stumbles across a dead body in what many presumed to be a virtually crime-free neighborhood. The close-night Middle Temple community is thrown...


The Paradise Mystery

by J. S. Fletcher

A quaint and idyllic English community is rocked to its very core when a dead body is found and foul play is suspected. But with few clues to go on and no likely suspects, it appears that the brutal crime may...


Ravensdene Court

by J. S. Fletcher

An elderly sailor is found murdered. When authorities attempt to contact his brother to inform him of the bad news, they discover a shocking coincidence: he too had met his end -- the victim of foul play --...


The Red Room

by August Strindberg & Ellie Schleussner

Fans of well-honed satire will enjoy The Red Room, August Strindberg's no-holds-barred send-up of the pretensions of Swedish high society in the late nineteenth century. Earnest government worker Arvid Falk...


On the Seaboard: A Novel of the Baltic Islands

by August Strindberg & Elizabeth Clarke Westergren

What starts out as an account of a humdrum administrative assignment is elevated to an existential examination of the meaning of life in Swedish author August Strindberg's novel On the Seaboard. A bureaucrat...


The Growth of a Soul

by August Strindberg & Claud Field

In his personal life, Swedish playwright and novelist August Strindberg placed great importance on personal development and progression, even if that process proved to be unbearably painful and disruptive. That...


Married

by August Strindberg

Never one to shy away from incendiary topics or controversial stances, Swedish writer August Strindberg tackles a series of tough issues in the engaging short stories collected in Married. Strindberg's life-like...


The Madonna of the Future

by Henry James

American author Henry James often grappled with weighty topics in his work, and the story "The Madonna of the Future" -- longer than a typical short story, but shorter than a novella -- is no exception. Framed...


The Finer Grain

by Henry James

Written during his convalescence as James recovered from an illness, the stories collected in The Finer Grain embody the strengths of the author's late period. Though not quite as hauntingly complex as novels...


The Pearl of the Andes: A Tale of Love and Adventure

by Gustave Aimard, Lascelles Wraxall & Percy B. St. John

Picking up right where the preceding volume, The Adventurers, left off, Gustave Aimard's The Pearl of the Andes plunges readers into the midst of the action from the very first page. Set in the stark highlands...


The Adventurers: A Story of a Love-Chase

by Gustave Aimard & Lascelles Wraxall

Part of Gustave Aimard's bestselling action-adventure series set amidst the rough-and-tumble deserts, towns, canyons and forests of the Old West, The Adventurers will stoke the imagination of every reader, whether...


The Four Corners of the World

by A. E. W. Mason

British author A. E. W. Mason spent time as a member of Parliament and a Captain in World War I, but his first love was writing, and he produced dozens of novels and short story collections over the course of...


A Little Girl in Old San Francisco

by Amanda Minnie Douglas

Part of Amanda Douglas' delightful Little Girl series of juvenile chapter books, this volume has young protagonist Laverne escaping privation and hardship in New England to find happiness in what the author...