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Romance

'Romance' is the second piece in a collaborative series by Conrad and Ford, this tale takes the shape of an adventure story. The narrator finds himself entangled in all kinds of tr ...


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The Last Galley

‘The Last Galley’ is a collection of eighteen short stories by renowned Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Split into two parts, stories in the collection include ‘The ...


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The Doings of Raffles Haw

Siblings Robert and Laura McIntyre have fallen on hard times following the death of their mother and their father’s subsequent descent into alcoholism, which is bankrupting the fam ...


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The Cabman's Story

‘The Cabman’s Story’ is a short novella by the Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In it, our narrator the cabman regales us with tales of his various entertaining and b ...


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Sir Nigel

Set during the Hundred Years War, ‘Sir Nigel’ follows the fortunes of Sir Nigel Loring. A minor noble, Sir Nigel is down on his luck following the premature death of his Lord. Nige ...


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Ravenna

‘Ravenna’ is one of Wilde’s earliest poems, written while he was a student at Oxford in the 1870s. He submitted it as an entry for the Newdigate Prize, in which the subject for a p ...


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Poems

‘Poems’ was published at Wilde’s expense less than 10 years before he wrote his acclaimed novel, ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray.’ It contains some of his best-loved poetry, including ...


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The Moonstone

A giant diamond stolen from India; a rakish rogue; a naive teenager and a drug-fueled scandal.These are the leading parts that combine to make one of the greatest detective novels ...


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Ulysses

On 16 June 1904 Leopold Bloom wanders the streets of Dublin aimlessly as his wife Molly stays at home sleeping with other men.Having been made an involuntary cuckold, Leopold Bloom ...


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The Plumed Serpent

D.H. Lawrence considered 'The Plumed Serpent' his best novel, while some critics considered it blasphemous and misogynistic.Controversy followed the author around, but this is a th ...


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The Land of Mist

Professor Challenger is back - this time with some haunting encounters to handle.Challenger's friend Edward Malone, a journalist, begins to investigate spiritualist meetings for hi ...


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The Jesuits‘ Church in G-

‘The Jesuits’ Church in G‘ (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 ...


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The Cremona Violin

Councillor Krespel is an eccentric violin maker who lives with the mysterious Antonia. Considered to have the most beautiful singing voice the town has ever heard; she has only sun ...


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Sanditon and Other Stories

In a new audio adaptation of some of Austen’s lesser known works, Avita Jay brings to life the wit and satire of one of England’s greatest authors. In Austen’s final and unfinished ...


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The World Set Free

‘The power to destroy, was continually increasing. There was no increase whatever in the ability to escape’. H.G. Wells creates a hauntingly prophetic narrative of the upcoming ato ...


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Count Robert of Paris

‘Count Robert of Paris’ is Walter Scott’s penultimate novel from his celebrated ‘Waverley’ series. It is a historical novel set in Constantinople during the First Crusade. The stor ...


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Anne of Geierstein

‘Anne of Geierstein’ is a gothic romance and adventure novel by Walter Scott. For this tale, Scott abandons his typical Scottish setting as the story follows two knights on a secre ...


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St. Ronan's Well

‘St. Ronan’s Well’ is a tragicomic tale of two brothers in love with the same woman. Walter Scott’s trademark dramatic tension is palpable in this novel, but it is unique in the fa ...


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The Monastery

‘The Monastery’ is a novel by Walter Scott that tells the story of the Monastery of Kennaquhair and its mysterious occupants and supernatural situations. The monastery is on the br ...


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Rob Roy

‘Rob Roy’ is one of Walter Scott’s most famous and acclaimed novels, telling the story of the legendary outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor and his thrilling adventures in the Scottish Highla ...


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Waverley

‘Waverley’ is among Walter Scott’s first novels and one of the original Western historical novels. The sprawling story takes place during the Jacobite Rising from 1745 and follows ...


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The Sinister Man

To the world Maurice Tarn is merely the magnate behind a successful shipping company, little does anyone know that all the real money is made off the books in shady backroom deals. ...


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The Daffodil Mystery

In ‘The Daffodil Mystery’, Lyne a womanising shop owner sets out to frame a former employee for embezzlement for spurning his crude advances. Before his contrived plan can come to ...


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The Clue of the Twisted Candle

In this thriller, Wallace introduces us to John Lexman a formidable mystery writer who is lured in to a murder plot only to be betrayed and thrown in prison. Lexman’s intrepid Dete ...


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Kate Plus Ten

Kate, an orphan with a brilliant mind, leads a massive underground criminal organisation. She pulls of daring heists using the insider knowledge she gleams from her position as a p ...