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Andra världar : rapport från insidan

Vem blir du när de runt omkring dig visar sig vara något annat än vad de utgett sig för att vara? När trygg­heten du tog för given visar sig vara en illusion? När rösterna blir för ...


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Andra världar : rapport från insidan

Vem blir du när de runt omkring dig visar sig vara något annat än vad de utgett sig för att vara? När trygg­heten du tog för given visar sig vara en illusion? När rösterna blir för ...


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Personal Reminiscences in Book Making

Author R.M Ballantyne was born in Edinburgh, into a well-known family of printers and publishers. The ninth of ten children, it wasn’t long after his birth that his father’s family ...


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Handbook to the new Gold-fields

First published in 1858 ‘Handbook to the New Gold-Fields’ is a fascinating guide by prolific author R.M. Ballantyne to the land of California following the initial gold rush there. ...


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The War in South Africa

Published in 1902, ‘The War in South Africa’ is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s account of the Boer War. Keen to play his part, Doyle enlisted as a doctor after being turned down by the I ...


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The Crime of the Congo

Best-known as the author of the Sherlock Holmes series of detective novels, in ‘The Crime of the Congo’ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle attempts to lay bare the atrocities which had taken p ...


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Kirjailijan elkeitä

"Kirjailijan elkeitä tekivät ensinnäkin itseään täynnä olevat kirjailijat, jotka olivat humaltuneet omasta kirjallisesta merkityksestään, toiseksi kirjailijan asemastaan epävarmat ...


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Miscellanies

If you’re looking to learn a little more about Wilde the man, as apposed to Wilde the persona, ‘Miscellanies’ is the place to start. A collection of writings, lectures, letters, an ...


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Through the Magic Door

First published in 1907, ‘Through the Magic Door’ is an essay by the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ author on the joy of literature and reading. In it, he enthuses about his favourite books and ...


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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Volume Two

‘An Essay Concerning Human Understanding’ is philosopher John Locke's pioneering examination of the origins of human knowledge and understanding. First published in 1690, it set th ...


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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Volume One

‘An Essay Concerning Human Understanding’ is philosopher John Locke's pioneering examination of the origins of human knowledge and understanding. First published in 1690, it set th ...


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Revolution and Other Essays

Move over, Karl Marx, because the latest incarnation of Super Socialist – Hero of the Working Class, Jack London, is here to pick up the Red Torch of Revolution and smite the evils ...


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The New Revelation

Published in 1917, ‘The New Revelation’ by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a collection of his thoughts about religion, spiritualism, and the afterlife. An advocate of spiritualis ...


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The Rise of Historical Criticism

One of Wilde’s first published pieces, ‘The Rise of Historical Criticism’ is an essay, written while he was a student at Oxford, during the 1870s. In it, he dissects the notions of ...


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The Decay of Lying

Could it be that people who never lie are devoid of creativity? If that’s true, then all creative art must be founded in lies. ‘The Decay of Lying’ is a beguiling essay on the natu ...


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The Philosophy of Dress

"Fashion is ephemeral. Art is eternal. Indeed, what is a fashion really? A fashion is merely a form of ugliness so absolutely unbearable that we have to alter it every six months!" ...


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A Treatise of Human Nature

‘A Treatise of Human Nature’ is one of Hume’s most important works, dissecting the concepts of passion and emotions. His focus on the correlation between cause and effect has been ...


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Kolmen kehän sirkus

Kolmen kehän sirkuksessa kuljetaan myötä- ja vastapäivään etsimässä kirjallisuudelta kadonnutta tulevaisuutta, teorialta karannutta aikalaisuutta ja (kirjallisuus) historiasta kado ...


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Dekahebdom

Våren 2020 flyr åtta pensionärer från pandemin. Detta är inga fogliga gamlingar som man har där man sätter dem. Alla är författare och kulturskribenter. Mot regeln om högst två tim ...


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Pen, Pencil, and Poison

‘Pen, Pencil, and Poison’ is one of Wilde’s most intriguing essays. Part biography, part social commentary, and part philosophical debate, he writes the biography of an art critic, ...


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Certain Personal Matters

‘Certain Personal Matters’ is an intriguing and entertaining collection of essays by H.G. Wells that range from satirical political sketches to scientific speculations. Wells’ shor ...


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The German War

Published in 1914, ‘The German War’ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a collection of his essays on the subject of Germany and the growing threat he believed it posed. Written in the ye ...


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A Visit to Three Fronts

Aged 55 by the time WWI broke out in 1914, famous author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was keen to play his part in the war effort and became a private in a volunteer regiment. ‘A Visit t ...


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The Cannibal Islands

‘The Cannibal Islands’ is a historical novel by prolific author R.M. Ballantyne. In it, he gives some background to the world-wide explorations of the famous Captain Cook. Ballanty ...


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The Great Boer War

Keen to participate in the Boer War, famous author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle initially volunteered to be a soldier but was rejected. Determined to play some part, Doyle went on to bec ...