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The Christmas Books of Mr M. A. Titmarsh

by William Makepeace Thackeray

During their lifetimes, Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray were engaged in a friendly competition of sorts to see who could gain the most stature and popularity as writers for the masses. Following...


The Last Galley: Impressions and Tales

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle was a master of the detective story, but his literary prowess did not begin and end with the whodunit. This volume collects a wide array of the author's short works of fiction, spanning virtually...


The Queen of Hearts

by Wilkie Collins

An early innovator in the genre of mystery and detective fiction, Wilkie Collins gained an enormous readership during his lifetime. Though many readers became hooked on his work due to his meticulous plotting...


The Prussian Officer

by D. H. Lawrence

Delve into the mysteries of the human mind in this spellbinding tale from D.H. Lawrence, the masterful author responsible for beloved novels such as Sons and Lovers and Women in Love. Leaving behind the sensual...


A Message from the Sea

by Charles Dickens

One of a series of episodic tales that Charles Dickens originally published in serial form, "A Message From the Sea" has one of the most beloved fiction writers in British literary history turning his attention...


The Altar of the Dead

by Henry James

Explore timeless questions about spirituality, love, remembrance, and mortality with this tale from the pen of Henry James, a master of psychological suspense fiction. The two protagonists featured in "The Altar...


Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

by Hans Christian Andersen

Danish author and poet Hans Christian Andersen is regarded as one of the most important figures in the genre of children's literature. With tales such as "The Ugly Duckling," "The Little Mermaid," "The Steadfast...


Doctor Marigold

by Charles Dickens

Craving some feel-good fiction? Curl up with "Doctor Marigold," a heartwarming tale from the pen of beloved author Charles Dickens. The story follows the tragedies and triumphs of a street vendor who loses a...


A World is Born

by Leigh Douglass Brackett

Renowned science fiction writer Leigh Douglass Brackett broke new ground as a pioneering female author in the traditionally male-dominated genre. In addition to producing a large number of hard-boiled detective...


A Thin Ghost and Others

by M. R. James

Are you the type who loves nothing more than curling up with a book of ghost stories? If so, be sure to add A Thin Ghost and Others to your must-read list. A gem from the golden age of Gothic horror, these spine-tingling...


What is Man? and Other Essays

by Mark Twain

Although Mark Twain is revered as a master of American fiction, he was also known in his time for possessing a remarkable facility with the essay form. This collection of surprisingly insightful non-fiction...


Detective Stories: Masterpieces of Mystery

by Joseph Lewis French

Joseph Lewis French introduces his edition of detective stories with the statement: "We did not readily realize what Poe had done when he created Auguste Dupin." Detective fiction is indeed a recent literary...


Great Sea Stories

by Joseph Lewis French

"The theme of the sea is heroic--epic. Since the first stirrings of the imagination of man the sea has enthralled him; and since the dawn of literature he has chronicled his wanderings upon its vast bosom."

Joseph...


The Second Jungle Book

by Rudyard Kipling

The Second Jungle Book is the sequel to Kipling's much-loved The Jungle Book. It contains five more stories about Mowgli, and three unrelated stories.

"Now this is the Law of the Jungle--as old and as true as...


The Battle of the Books: And Other Works, Including 'A Modest Proposal'

by Jonathan Swift

"This discourse, as it is unquestionably of the same author, so it seems to have been written about the same time, with 'The Tale of a Tub;' I mean the year 1697, when the famous dispute was on foot about ancient...


Danger! and Other Stories

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Title story of this volume was written about eighteen months before the outbreak of the war, and was intended to direct public attention to the great danger which threatened this country. It is a matter...


The Arabian Nights

by Andrew Lang

"The Arabian Nights" is the title which encompasses all of the Persian, Arabian and Indian folk tales which have made their way into western culture over hundreds of years. This collection was edited by Andrew...


Flappers and Philosophers

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Flappers and Philosophers is a collection of short stories by America author F. Scott Fitzgerald, most famous for his novel The Great Gatsby. The collection was his first such publication and includes the stories...


A Half Caste and Other Writings

by Onoto Watanna

What did it mean to be a ˜half caste' in early-twentieth-century North America? Winnifred Eaton lived that experience and, as Onoto Watanna, she wrote about it. This collection of her short works some newly...


The Adventure of the Devil's Foot

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Holmes' much-needed spa vacation in Cornwall is cut short when a bizarre case crops up, prompting the famed detective and his assistant Watson to get involved. Although the strange tragedy that befalls a local...