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Hide and Seek

Madonna, the Queen of Pop, was not the first to be named in honour of the graceful Madonna in art. The focal point of this novel, Mary, is affectionately known as "Madonna" on acco ...


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Black Ivory

Black Ivory is a story about two English castaways that shockingly find themselves amidst a group of truly loathsome slave traders. Although the cast of this narrative is entirely ...


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Uncle Bernac

Frenchman Louis de Laval is the son of an exiled aristocrat, whose uncle is trying to persuade him to return to his native country to join Napoleon’s army. It soon becomes apparent ...


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The Tragedy of the Korosko

Originally serialised in 'The Strand' magazine, ‘The Tragedy of Korosko’ is an exciting adventure story set in Egypt by famous author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In it, a motley group ...


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The Touchstone

Tense and atmospheric, ‘The Touchstone’ follows the trials and tribulations of New York lawyer, Stephen Glennard. When we meet Glennard, he is unable to afford to marry his girlfri ...


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Bardell v. Pickwick

‘Bardell v. Pickwick’ is an episode from Charles Dickens’ classic novel, ‘The Pickwick Papers’. Reminiscent of a John Grisham novel, this work by Charles Dickens is packed full of ...


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Castle Rackrent

It is 'Downton Abbey' meets 'Succession' - but in the 18th century.<br>Four generations of heirs to the Rackrent estate in Ireland are shown to have unique talents for mismanaging ...


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At Fault

Divorce, adultery, murder, female alcoholism, racism, civil war, arson, drowning, marriage dominated by hate and marriage filled with love. Is there anything left that this book do ...


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Selected Short Stories

Love, deceit, unhappy marriages, affairs of the heart, suicide and romance. This selection of short stories by Kate Chopin has something for everyone.<br><br>A wide-ranging collect ...


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En statshemlighet

I E. Phillips Oppenheims debutroman inom spiongenren får vi följa den franska rojalisten Sabin, som konspirerar för att återuppliva den franska monarkin och sätta sin egen släkting ...


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Valperga

Castruccio’s armies surround the fortress of Valperga governed by Countess Euthanasia - his childhood friend and the woman he loves. Forced to choose between her Guelph people and ...


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The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck: A Romance

There's an imposter amongst us...‘The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck’ (1857), is 'Frankenstein' author Mary Shelley’s fictionalised account of Perkin Warbeck, the 15th century pretende ...


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Lodore

Challenged to a duel, Lord Lodore must make a life-changing decision, one that will split his family in two. His daughter Ethel, raised to depend on her father, and Cornelia, Lodor ...


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Falkner

How do you stop the two men you love from destroying each other?As a six-year-old orphan, Elizabeth Raby saves a desperate Rupert Falkner from committing suicide, changing her life ...


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The Research Magnificent

‘What does all this struggle here amount to?’ William Benham sets out on a globe-trotting adventure to find the answer in H.G. Wells’ ‘The Research Magnificent’. Overzealous and un ...


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The Alchemist

When you turn 32, you die. That’s the fate of the male descendants of the Chabrillane family who have all perished on their 32nd birthday. The curse began over 600 years ago, the n ...


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Poems in Prose

A masterclass in the manipulation of the English language ‘Poems in Prose’ is a collection of six poems, from the pen of one of the world’s most celebrated writers. Delving into th ...


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The Portrait of Mr. W. H.

There’s been a long-standing argument in literary circles, surrounding Shakespeare’s sonnets. The works are dedicated to ‘Mr W.H.’ and academics have debated as to who this elusive ...


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The Remarkable Rocket

‘The Remarkable Rocket’ is a morality tale, cloaked in fairy-tale magic. It focuses on a firework, who is too full of himself for his own good. His bravado and boasts are put to th ...


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The Selfish Giant

Inspiring two films (the latest featuring ‘Emmerdale’s’ Conner Chapman, and ‘Shameless’ star, Sean Gilder), ‘The Selfish Giant’ is a classic children’s fairytale from the pen of Os ...


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Vera; or, The Nihilists

While Wilde might be better known for acidic and satirical comedies, such as ‘The Importance of being Earnest,’ and ‘Lay Windemere’s Fan,’ his first outing as a playwright was in t ...


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The Sea Lady

‘The Sea Lady’ is ‘The Little Mermaid’ for grownups. Set in Folkestone, the story focuses on a mermaid who comes ashore, with the intent of seducing Harry Chatteris. Living under t ...


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Uncle Silas

Maud Ruthyn is just seventeen when a tragic event leaves her orphaned and sent to live with her mysterious Uncle Silas. Alone inside the walls of Bartram-Haugh, Maud soon begins to ...


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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ is a coming-of-age novel by Irish author James Joyce, which follows the life and artistic development of young Stephen Dedalus. In it, Joy ...


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Dubliners

First published in 1914, ‘Dubliners’ was Irish novelist James Joyce’s first short story collection. The collection explores middle-class life in Ireland in the 20th century and the ...