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The Brothers Karamazov (version 2)

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Described as the Great Book of Wonders by Arthur Miller, this everyday tale of fraternal affection, sibling rivalry, obsession, lust, parric…

Northanger Abbey (version 4)

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Jane Austen


If it is a truth universally acknowledged that a good-looking girl cannot fail of attracting a clever young man does it follow that the reve…

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume Two (version 2)

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Edgar Allan Poe


An eclectic, catholic even, collection from the exquisitely excellent tale-telling of Mr. Edgar Allan Poe. Hilarious and terrifying. Need…

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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The Gawain Poet


King Arthur lies at Camelot upon a Christmas-tide and will not eat until he hears tell of a marvel of knightly feats. In among them rides th…

The Moonstone (version 2)

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Wilkie Collins


Said to be the first detective novel ever written, it is wonderful for its blending of the intrigues of romance with the conventional sleigh…

The Woman in White - version 2

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Wilkie Collins


Possibly Wilkie Collins' most famous novel, The Woman In White remade the Gothic Horror novel by taking its characters and tropes and settin…

The Crocodile

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Ivan Matveich, the most ordinary person you might hope to meet, is swallowed alive by a crocodile at a sideshow. Finding life inside the be…

Island Nights' Entertainments

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Robert Louis Stevenson


A marvelous depiction of two sides of South Sea Islands' life through three separate tales. One, the experience of the incoming British kee…

The Way It Came

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Henry James


Best known under the title "The Friends Of The Friends" and chosen under that title for his classic fantasy anthology "Black …

The Village That Voted The Earth Was Flat

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Rudyard Kipling


Possibly as relevant today as it ever was, this story tells the tale of an English village, Huckley, that is beguiled into voting the Earth …

The Temptation Of St. Anthony

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Gustave Flaubert


An extraordinary work of the aesthetic imagination, cast in the form of a psycho-drama detailing the events of one night in the life of the …

The Last Essays of Elia

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Charles Lamb


Discursive ramblings of a generous mind, no-one would know from Lamb's conversational button-holing of you and telling you whatever is on hi…

Measure For Measure

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William Shakespeare


Described as a "problem play" Measure for Measure is only as much a problem as life itself is- that is, are there any easy answers…

The Bridge Builders

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Rudyard Kipling


A tale of the revenge of the earth, in this case, specifically, Mother Gunga, Goddess of the River Ganga, against the men who confine her po…

All's Well That Ends Well (version 2)

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William Shakespeare


A fairy tale with real life consequences, All's Well That Ends Well concerns a pooe physician's daughter who goes to Paris to heal the King …

The Beast in the Jungle (version 2)

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Henry James


One of James's last great stories, it is not actually a ghost story but has every claim to be considered such with its mysterious spectral e…

The Horse Shoe

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Edward G. Flight


An hilarious telling in verse of the tale of St. Dunstan and the Devil, in which the Saint, angered by the Devil's mocking of his music-maki…

The Jolly Corner

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Henry James


"A miraculous masterpiece" it seemed to Henry James, who wrote it. What actually happens in this most remarkable story (though at…

Jerusalem to Revelations - A Quartet of Spiritual Explorations

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Unknown and Various, Translated Bye. A. Wallis Budge


A Four Quartets for the End of Time, these works stretch from the death and rebirth of a living land, England/Albion, to the death of the wo…

The Bacchae

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Euripides


Euripides' Bacchae tells of Dionysus, the God, come to the city of Thebes, there to drive mad those who refuse participation in his ecstatic…

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