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Empire

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Clifford D. Simak


In a future time, the solar system is powered by one energy source, controlled by one huge organisation, which has plans to use this control…

The Emperor's Candlesticks

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Baroness Emma Orczy


When a group of Russian anarchists kidnap a Russian prince in Vienna there are repercussions. On learning that the Cardinal d'Orsay has agre…

Stories of Old Greece and Rome

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Emilie Kip Baker


The Stories of Old Greece and Rome is an easy to read summary of all of the famous and not so famous Greek and Roman mythological stories. A…

The Talleyrand Maxim

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J. S. Fletcher


John Mallathorpe, a wealthy Yorkshire industrialist and land owner dies in an accident, apparently without making a will. His estate goes t…

The Worst Journey in the World, Vol 1

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard


The Worst Journey in the World is a memoir of the 1910–1913 British Antarctic Expedition led by Robert Falcon Scott. It was written and publ…

The Shrieking Pit

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Arthur J. Rees


The Shrieking Pit is one of Arthur Rees's earlier works, and is a good old fashioned murder mystery story. Grant Colwyn, a private detective…

The Leavenworth Case (Version 2)

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Anna Katharine Green


The Leavenworth Case is a gripping detective novel set in New York, and is one of the first detective fiction novels to be written by a fema…

The Chronicles of Crime Vol 1

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Camden Pelham


This catalogue of human weakness and at times downright atrocity has been brought together by Camden Pelham, a barrister-at-law of the Inner…

My Path to Atheism

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Annie Besant


My Path to Atheism is a remarkable document in many ways, not least that it was written by a woman in Victorian England, not the most open f…

The Worst Journey in the World, Vol 2

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard


The Worst Journey in the World is a memoir of the 1910–1913 British Antarctic Expedition led by Robert Falcon Scott. It was written and publ…

Mr Munchausen

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John Kendrick Bangs


The author has discovered for us in this volume the present stopping place of that famous raconteur of dear comic memory, the late Hieronymo…

Frey and his Wife

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Maurice Henry Hewlett


Frey and his Wife is a Nordic Saga, but written in a saga style by a 20th Century Englishman. It tells the tale of Gunnar, a Norwegian wrong…

The Angel of the Revolution

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George Griffith


The Angel of the Revolution: A Tale of the Coming Terror (1893) is a science fiction novel by English writer George Griffith. It was his fir…

The Notting Hill Mystery

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Charles Warren Adams


Charles Felix was the pseudonym of Charles Warren Adams, an English Lawyer and publisher and is now known to have been the author of "T…

Four-Fifty Miles to Freedom

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Maurice Andrew Brackenreed Johnston


Four-Fifty Miles to Freedom is the true but little known story of the escape of eight British Prisoners-of-War from a Turkish POW camp durin…

The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones

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John Mastin


This is a good basic introduction to gemstones and their analysis. Admittedly a lot of the scientific tests have been superseded, but the ba…

Cupid in Africa

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Percival Christopher Wren


Bertram Greene, brilliant student, aesthete, intellectual and shy, decides to make his military father proud of him at last and joins the co…

Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

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Robert Smith Surtees


Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour is a delightful comic satire of the fox-hunting fraternity of the mid 19th Century. Surtees takes great pleasure …

Memoir and Correspondence of Caroline Herschel

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Margaret Herschel


For many people, the name Caroline Herschel will be unfamiliar, but she was one of the most significant women on the English scientific scen…

The Shadow of Scartaris

In A Journey to the Centre of the Earth

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Jules Verne


The story involves a German professor (Otto Lidenbrock in the original French, Professor Von Hardwigg in the most common English translation…

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