The Scarlet Pimpernel

"They seek him here... they seek him there..."It is the bloody height of the French Revolution. Men, women and children are put to death under the blade of the remorseless...

The Land That Time Forgot

The year is 1916, Europe is ablaze with war, and Bowen Tyler is crossing the Atlantic to join the Lafayette Escadrille when the course of his life is forever altered by a torpedo,...

The Dead Alive

The Dead Alive, also called John Jago's Ghost, is a novella written in 1874 by the author of The Moonstone and The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins, and is based on the Boorn...

Selected Works Of Edgar Allan Poe

Opening with the poem that made Poe a household name overnight, this collection of his short works includes the narrative poem "The Raven", the short story "The Fall of the House...

A Christmas Carol

first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843 and illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the...

The Thirty-nine Steps Hcr104fm Edition

The first of five novels by Buchan featuring Richard Hannay, an all-action hero with a stiff upper lip and a miraculous knack for getting himself out of sticky situations, the 39...

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

A collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, first published on 14 October 1892. It contains the earliest short stories featuring the consulting detective Sherlock...

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

Originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel's fortnightly periodical, the Magasin d'éducation et de récréation and wildly acclaimed on it's...

The Diary Of A Nobody

An english comic novel, The Diary of a Nobody, reproduces the diary entries of one Charles Pooter, a city clerk, his scrapes, his attempts to reach high society, his despair of...

The Call Of The Wild

Stolen by a Gardener's Assistant, Buck, a St-Bernard cross, is taken from his comfortable life in the south and sold as a sled dog at the height of the Klondike gold rush. Thrust...

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