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Mary Wollstonecraft har gått till historien med sitt välformulerade försvar av kvinnans rättigheter. Här möter vi samma författare, i samma ärende, men i två texter där hon utveckl ...

Cover for The Three Brides

The Three Brides

The bed-ridden widow Julia Charnock Poynsett lives at home with her two youngest sons, but soon her three eldest children, who left home to get married, will return with their wive ...

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The Young Step-Mother

Charlotte Mary Yonge’s ‘The Young Step-Mother’ - or ´A Chronicle of Mistakes´ - is a historical fiction novel that tells the story of the heroine, Albinia Ferrars, who leaves her h ...

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A Present for Evans

Educated Evans and The Miller are back in Edgar Wallace’s Christmas novel ‘A Present for Evans’. Set in the backdrop of seedy London streets between the two World Wars, our favouri ...

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The Jilting of Jane

H.G. Wells considered his short story, 'The Jilting of Jane', to be amongst the best of his early fiction. This romantic, mystery novella tells the story of Jane, a maid working in ...

Cover for The Apple

The Apple

'The Apple' is a fantasy-mystery short story by H.G. Wells. It is the tale of a student who, whilst travelling by train in a third-class carriage, is offered genuine, forbidden fru ...

Cover for The Outcasts of Poker Flat

The Outcasts of Poker Flat

When the gambler, John Oakhurst, senses that he may have outstayed his welcome in the mining camp of Poker Flat, he sets off to find pastures new.Accompanied by the local drunk, Un ...

Cover for The Taming of Red Butte Western

The Taming of Red Butte Western

This is a tale of a railroad in Western America that is rampant with fraud, murder, and a stolen steam engine, while one less-than-tough man in the midst of it all, tries to overco ...

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The Octopus

An unsentimental look at the lives of farmers and businessmen in the late 19th century, ‘The Octopus’ details the expansion of the railroad, its tracks spreading out like tentacles ...

Cover for The Road to the Open

The Road to the Open

A coming-of-age novel, ‘The Road to the Open’ follows the complicated liaisons of composer, Baron Georg von Wergenthin. While a talented man, Wergenthin lacks motivation and, inste ...

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The Dead Are Silent

The inspiration behind ‘Eyes Wide Shut,’ starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, ‘The Dead are Silent’ is a tense psychological novella. Exploring the social parameters of 19th cent ...

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Bertha Garlan

Written almost as an interior monologue, ‘Bertha Garlan’ follows the eponymous Bertha on her quest for love. A widow in her thirties, Bertha previously married out of convention. H ...

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The Chronicles of Count Antonio

On the Greek island of Phrosos, Count Antonio has forsaken his rank and his Prince for what he thinks is Right. He now lives as an outlaw in the hill yet he is still remembered fon ...

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Irish Wit and Humour

This book contains excerpted anecdotes from the biographies of Swift, Curran, O'Leary and O'Connell, relating humorous snippets of politics in 18th and 19th century Ireland. For so ...

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Louise de la Vallière

Set in France in 1661, ‘Louise de la Vallière’ is the third and final part of the D’Artagnan Romances trilogy. With Louis XIV seeking to cement his position as the absolute monarch ...

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A Bid for Fortune

Doctor Nikola and Richard Hatteras meet for the first time. Doctor Nikola is a mysterious evil mastermind. Richard Hatteras, on the other hand, is an ordinary Australian sailor. Do ...

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Dr Nikola Returns

Doctor Nikola’s goal in life is to achieve world domination and immortality. When he finds out that a secret society in Tibet is way more powerful than any other human being or gov ...

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Pharos, the Egyptian

A plague is spreading across the world. People are dying and no cure can be found. The plague was created by a sorcerer and he is the only one who knows how to stop it. Where is he ...

Cover for The Lust of Hate

The Lust of Hate

Doctor Nikola meets Gilbert Pennethorne, an ordinary man whose life has gone downhill. He was tricked by his former boss who stole information about the location of a gold mine. Gi ...

Cover for Reed Anthony, Cowman

Reed Anthony, Cowman

Life as a cowboy in the Wild West was rarely as glamorous as John Wayne or Clint Eastwood. For the truest grit, you need to read this remarkable novel by Andy Adams."Reed Anthony, ...

Cover for The Log of a Cowboy

The Log of a Cowboy

'True Grit', 'Rio Bravo', 'Shane', 'High Noon'...If you love a classic Western movie, then raise your ten-gallon hat to Andy Adams, whose cowboy books helped to power the Wild West ...

Cover for Wells Brothers

Wells Brothers

As orphans Dell and Joel Wells faced starvation on the northeastern Kansas prairie during a hellish winter, their late father's dream was dying with them.But just as they get set t ...

Cover for The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

This short story collection represents Lawrence’s first ever published body of work, containing twelve brilliant and engaging short stories. The titular ‘Prussian Officer’ is a gam ...

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The Angel of the Odd

In England, fans of Charles Dickens were gripped by the four ghosts that visited Ebenezer Scrooge in 'A Christmas Carol' to get him to change his mean ways.At the same time, Edgar ...

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The Business Man

For inventiveness and front, Slippin' Jimmy from 'Better Call Saul' takes some beating. He had at least his equal, though, way back in the 1840s - in the shape of Peter Profitt, th ...