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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

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J. M. Barrie

When he is seven days old, Peter Pan flies away from his mother (forgetting that he is no longer a bird and therefore cannot fly), comes to …

The Legion of Lazarus

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Edmond Hamilton

Those convicted of the most heinous crimes are sentenced to the Humane Penalty: they are ejected from the airlock of a ship, to freeze in th…

Breaking Point

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James Edwin Gunn

Machines are infallible. Humans are not. The crew of The Ambassador knew their ship could not possibly fail, but what of themselves? And how…

The Short Life

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Francis Donovan

At two years old, Timmy was an imbecile, incapable of talking or controlling his own body. At four years old, he abruptly stood up and bega…

In Search of the Unknown

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Robert W. Chambers

Robert Chambers was a contemporary of Lovecraft, and this book consists of "weird supernatural tales" in a somewhat similar manner…

The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft

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George Gissing

This novel consists of selections from the diary of an author, starting soon after his retirement and continuing until just before his death…

Status Quo

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Dallas Mccord Reynolds and Mack Reynolds

Larry Woolford is a government agent, tasked with investigating subversive activity. He does everything an ambitious young man should do if…

I Am A Cat (excerpt)

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Sōseki Natsume

These are the first two chapters of Natsume Sōseki's masterpiece, "I Am A Cat" (Wagahai wa Neko de Aru). It is recognized as a lan…

The Enchanted Castle

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E. Nesbit

Three children, forced to remain at school during the holidays, go in search of adventure. What they find is a magic castle straight out of …

This Is the End

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Stella Benson

Some books have plots that drive relentlessly toward a conclusion. Others, like "This Is The End", just meander. It is the story o…

The Windy Hill

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Cornelia Meigs

When two children come to stay with their cousin, they immediately realize something is wrong, but no one will tell them what. Their cousin …

The Passionate Friends

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H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells is best known for his science fiction, but some of his greatest works were in other genres. The Passionate Friends is a love sto…

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

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H. G. Wells

"Mr. Britling Sees It Through" is H. G. Wells' attempt to make sense of World War I. It begins with a lighthearted account of an …

The Blue Cat of Castle Town

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Catherine Cate Coblentz

"The mother cat had been quite upset when she first saw the blue kitten. She had looked fearfully then toward the river. For, like all …

Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

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Eleanor Farjeon

The wandering minstrel Martin Pippin finds a lovelorn ploughman who begs him to visit the orchard where his beloved has been locked in the w…


In Herb of Grace

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Rosa Nouchette Carey

Malcolm Herrick has it all: he is a lawyer, he has no financial problems, and he has wonderful friends and even an adopted sister. He is a d…