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The Complete Saki: 145 Novels and Short Stories

by Saki & Hector Hugh Munro

Saki's (a.k.a Hector Hugh Munro) unique brand of humor has resonated with readers for over a century. Both macabre and also at times vicious, his writing nonetheless manages to perfectly capture the trivial...


The Island of Doctor Moreau

by H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells’s science fiction classic: the dark and captivating story of one man’s fight for survival against the lab-made nightmares of a mad scientist Shipwrecked and abandoned, Edward Prendick cautiously...


The Truly Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection (the 60 official stories + the 6 unofficial stories)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle....


The Complete Novels of H. G. Wells (Over 50 Works: The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds, The History of Mr. Polly, The War in the Air and many more!)

by H. G. Wells

Herbert George "H. G." Wells (1866 – 1946) was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. Wells is...


James Joyce: The Complete Novels

by James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century....


In Search Of Lost Time (All 7 Volumes)

by Marcel Proust

On the surface a traditional Bildungsroman describing the narrator’s journey of self-discovery, this huge and complex book is also a panoramic and richly comic portrait of France in the author’s lifetime,...


The Complete Novels of Leo Tolstoy

by Leo Tolstoy

Here you will find the complete novels and novellas of Leo Tolstoy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Childhood - Boyhood - Youth - Family Happiness - The Cossacks - War and Peace -...


In Search of Lost Time (or Remembrance of Things Past) [all the 7 volumes]

by Marcel Proust

On the surface a traditional Bildungsroman describing the narrator’s journey of self-discovery, this huge and complex book is also a panoramic and richly comic portrait of France in the author’s lifetime,...


Oscar Wilde: The Complete Collection

by Oscar Wilde

This ebook contains all of Oscar Wilde's plays (including the fragments), his only novel, his fairy tales and short stories, the poems, all of his essays, lectures, reviews, and other newspaper articles, based...


Leo Tolstoy: The Complete Novels

by Leo Tolstoy

Here you will find the complete novels and novellas of Leo Tolstoy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Childhood - Boyhood - Youth - Family Happiness - The Cossacks - War and Peace -...


The Complete Novels of Thomas Hardy

by Thomas Hardy

Here you will find the complete novels of Thomas Hardy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Desperate Remedies - Under the Greenwood Tree - A Pair of Blue Eyes - Far From the Madding Crowd...


Religion Italian Style: Continuities and Changes in a Catholic Country

by Franco Garelli

Italy’s traditional subcultures - Communist, Socialist, Liberal, Republican, Right-wing - have largely dissolved and yet Catholics have retained their vitality and solidity. How can the vast majority of Italians...


Senza Vestimenta: The Literary Tradition of Trecento Song

by Lauren McGuire Jennings

The metaphor of marriage often describes the relationship between poetry and music in both medieval and modern writing. While the troubadours stand out for their tendency to blur the distinction between speaking...


Sudden Death: Medicine and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Rome

by Maria Pia Donato

In 1705-1706, during the War of the Spanish Succession and two years after a devastating earthquake, an ‘epidemic’ of mysterious sudden deaths terrorized Rome. In early modern society, a sudden death was...


Representing Judith in Early Modern French Literature

by Kathleen M. Llewellyn

Although attention to the Book of Judith and its heroine has grown in recent years, this is the first full-length study to focus on adaptations of the Bible’s Old Testament Book of Judith across a range of...


Friendship in Medieval Iberia: Historical, Legal and Literary Perspectives

by Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo

Private and public relationships between individuals or groups - frequently labelled as friendships - have played a central role in human societies. Yet, over the centuries ideas and meanings of friendship transformed,...


Models of Democracy in Nordic and Baltic Europe: Political Institutions and Discourse

by Nicholas Aylott

This book explores the ways in which representative democracy works in two neighbouring collections of European states: the Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) and the Baltic (Estonia, Latvia...


Negotiating Transcultural Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Ottoman-Venetian Encounters

by Stephen Ortega

Negotiating Transcultural Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean is a study of transcultural relations between Ottoman Muslims, Christian subjects of the Venetian Republic, and other social groups in the...


Germaine de Staël in Germany: Gender and Literary Authority (1800-1850)

by Judith E. Martin

This study of the impact of Staël and her novels in Germany from 1800-1850 focuses on debates over gender and authorship, first examining commentary and reviews by prominent literary men and women, and then...


German Literature Through Nazi Eyes (Responding to Fascism Vol 10)

by G H Atkins

In German Literature Through Nazi Eyes, H.G. Atkins gives an account of how the Nazis undertook a re-evaluation of German literature, making it sub-ordinate to their own interests. All reference to Jewish writers...