Selected Short Stories by Saki

Here are 12 specially selected tales by one of the masters of this miniature art, Saki (H.H Munro). They range from the comic deception of "The Schartz Metterklume Method" to "The...

The Happy Prince & Other Stories

It is all to easy to be familiar with Oscar Wilde the aesthete. The limpid sophisticate ever ready with a witty epigram designed to both shock and stimulate.However, here in this...

The Phantom of the Opera

When stripped of the musical and cinematic additions which have clung to the story over the last 100 years, Gaston Leroux's tragic tale still sounds fresh and engaging. A...

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Books often suffer when over taken by the notoriety of the adaptations which they inspire. This was never truer than of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and...

Kipps

First published in 1905 Kipps soon became H.G Wells’ most popular novel. It is a rags to riches story of a “simple soul” Arthur Kipps, a naïve young man who finds himself...

Mr Pim Passes By

A.A. Milne will be forever associated with the timeless "Winnie the Pooh" books. In the Pooh stories and in his poetry for children Milne was able to enter the world of childhood...