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Master Martin, The Cooper, and His Journal

‘Master Martin, The Cooper, and His Journal’ (1885) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the M ...


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Master Johannes Wacht

‘Master Martin, The Cooper, and His Journal’ (1885) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the M ...


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Gambler’s Luck

‘Gambler’s Luck’ (1855) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which insp ...


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Arthur’s Hall

‘Arthur’s Hall’ (1885) is a ‘weird tale’ written by the German Romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which inspi ...


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The Dark Frigate

Philip Marsham is orphaned by a shocking accident and he flees to London in fear of his life. There he joins the dark frigate ‘Rose of Devon’, bound for safety in Newfoundland.But ...


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The Triumphs of a Taxidermist

Who would have known that 'the father of Science Fiction' also wrote satire about stuffed animals? H.G. Wells' short story 'The Triumphs of a Taxidermist' was first published anony ...


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Aristofanes Fragmentit

Lukijalle nämä kahden ja puolen tuhannen vuoden takaiset katkelmat antavat tiedonmuruja antiikista ja viihdyttävät tekstipartikkeliensa törmäyksillä. Niissä nimittäin kohtaavat toi ...


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Rosor i blom

Rose återvänder hem tillsammans med sin farbror Alec och sin väninna Phebe, efter flera år utomlands. Roses familj önskar att hon ska gifta sig, en önskan som Rose inte ämnar uppfy ...


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Avgrundens folk

Jack Londons mästerverk den självbiografiska reportageromanen Avgrundens folk i nyöversättning och med efterord av Christian Ekvall. Jack London var ung som författare - tjugosex ...


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Mina universitet

Maksim Gorkijs mästerverk den självbiografiska romanen Mina universitet i nyöversättning och med efterord av Bengt Samuelson. Mina universitet handlar om hur författaren som ung r ...


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Erewhon Revisited Twenty Years Later

‘Erewhon Revisited’ the sequel to ‘Erewhon’, Samuel Butler’s acclaimed first novel, finds adventurer Higgs returning to the mysterious, distant land of Erewhon. There he discovers ...


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The Sandman

‘The Sandman‘ (1844) was written by the German romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816) which inspired Tchaikovsky’ ...


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The Pearl of Love

First published in 'The Strand Magazine' in 1925, 'The Pearl of Love' by H.G. Wells is an allegorical tale of love, devotion, and loss.Inspired by ancient Persian literature, this ...


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The Obliterated Man

Who is Egbert Craddock Cummins? And why is he changing?'The Obliterated Man' tells the tale of a shy young man, Egbert Craddock Cummins, who reluctantly takes on the role of a thea ...


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Aepyornis Island

With more than a whiff of ‘Jurassic Park’ about it, ‘Aepyornis Island’ is a short story that follows the adventures of a biologist, Butcher. Butcher has been tasked to explore the ...


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A Vision of Judgment

A man is awoken in his grave by the sound of trumpets on judgment day. As the first souls come before God and Archangel Gabriel for the last judgment, the man soon discovers that j ...


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Under the Knife

From the 'father of science fiction', H.G. Wells, comes a tale of a near-death experience. In H.G. Wells' short story 'Under the Knife', the narrator undergoes an operation during ...


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The Purple Pileus

When unassuming shopkeeper, Mr Coombes, decides to end his melancholic life, he eats what he believes to be a poisonous mushroom: the 'Purple Pileus' of the title. However, Mr Coom ...


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The Flowering of the Strange Orchid

Throughout history, mankind has sought to harness the power of nature, solve its mysteries and use it for their own advantage. Time and time again, it is shown that mother nature c ...


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The Beautiful Suit

Freedom. A quality valued by many, and which is never restricted without consequence. Can a mother’s guidance ever be too much? One beautiful suit could be all it takes to break a ...


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Men Like Gods

Written by the 'father of science fiction', H.G. Wells, 'Men Like Gods' is a science fiction, dystopian novel that transports readers to another world - an advanced version of Eart ...


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Hedda Gabler

Henrik Ibsen’s 1890 play 'Hedda Gabler' is a study of a woman who wants to climb the social ladder. Where another of Ibsen's great female character, Nora from 'A Doll's House', had ...


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The Million Pound Bank Note

Swept out to sea in a boating accident, Henry Adams is penniless and in rags ashore in London. Whilst roaming the streets, his luck changes; two brothers hand him an envelope with ...


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Bernice Bobs Her Hair

A witty short story about popularity and revenge, 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair' is about a mixed-race girl with Native American heritage, trying to fit in with those around her. Like a m ...


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With Fire and Sword

This Polish 'Gone with the Wind’ is set in 17th century Poland during the Cossack-Polish War as the Kingdom of Poland struggles to maintain unity. It is a historical epic, in the s ...