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Cover for A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

One night at Christmas, Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean and greedy man, gets a visit from the ghost of his dead business partner. The ghost warns him about the awful punishment that await ...

Cover for The Red Room

The Red Room

Arvid Falk is a young and idealistic government worker who always wanted to be a poet. When a journalist writes a newspaper exposé based on Arvid’s stories about his useless govern ...

Cover for The Poison Belt

The Poison Belt

"Bring oxygen – Challenger." The gang from ‘The Lost World’ is back together, but the reunion is much more dramatic than they had hoped. As Professor Challenger has predicted, the ...

Cover for The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

When Sir Charles Baskerville dies suddenly from a heart attack, a rumour of a deadly, supernatural giant dog, who may have been persecuted for generations, begins to circulate in t ...

Cover for The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Arguably the best compilation of mystery stories ever, ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ (1892) is for any lover of intrigue and sophisticated humour. Sherlock’s talent for solvi ...

Cover for A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

Returning to London from war, an injured Dr John Watson is in acute need of a place to live. An acquaintance introduces him to the eccentric "consultant detective" Sherlock Holmes, ...

Cover for The Grand Babylon Hotel

The Grand Babylon Hotel

When American millionaire Theodore Racksole impulsively purchases the luxurious Grand Babylon Hotel in London, a string of strange things start occurring. Amidst the many disappear ...

Cover for Tales of the Five Towns

Tales of the Five Towns

At turns humorous, poignant, gripping, and occasionally tragic, this collection of short stories is peopled by a rich cast of characters. No one is all good or all bad in this volu ...

Cover for The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda

When the Gentleman, Rudolf Rassendyll, leaves behind his quiet English life for a little vacation, he has no idea was he is about the get involved in.‘The Prisoner of Zenda’ (1894) ...

Cover for Rupert of Hentzau

Rupert of Hentzau

’Rupert of Hentzau’ (1898) picks up three years after ‘The Prisoner of Zenda’ ended with Rudolf Rassendyll sadly leaving behind his love, Queen Flavia. Now unhappily married, Flavi ...

Cover for Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Told from the perspective of a horse, Black Beauty (1877) dives into the topic of animal rights like no other novel. Black Beauty is raised by a caring mother on an idyllic farm, n ...

Cover for The Millionaire Baby

The Millionaire Baby

Five thousand dollars is offered in reward to whomever finds the six-year-old heiress, Gwendolen Ocumpaugh, who has disappeared mysteriously from her home. Mr. Trevitt, a private d ...

Cover for The Leavenworth Case

The Leavenworth Case

The wealthy businessman Horatio Leavenworth is found dead in his private library with a bullet in his head. Nothing in the house is broken. Nothing is stolen. All signs point to an ...

Cover for The House in the Mist

The House in the Mist

'Enter, sir; you are the first to arrive...' When young traveller Hugh Austen, hungry and weather-beaten, seeks refuge in a lonely mansion, he finds himself entwined in the gruesom ...

Cover for That Affair Next Door

That Affair Next Door

The dead body of a strange woman is found in an empty house next door to Amelia Butterworth, a single old lady with a formidable curiosity and lots of free time. When Detective Gry ...

Cover for Can Such Things Be?

Can Such Things Be?

"Can Such Things Be?" is a thrillingly creepy collection of short stories from one of the 19th century’s masters of horror. Sit yourself by a campfire or candlelight and enjoy thes ...

Cover for The Expressman and the Detective

The Expressman and the Detective

"All history proves that no one can hug a secret to his breast and live (...) This is especially noticeable in persons who have committed criminal acts." When a trusted employee is ...

Cover for The Black Tulip

The Black Tulip

The Black Tulip is a historical novel written by Alexandre Dumas. The story begins with a historical event  -  the 1672 lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary (roughly equivalent t ...

Cover for Om svenskarnas lynne

Om svenskarnas lynne

Verner von Heidenstam debuterade som författare år 1888 med en diktsamling som bröt med den då rådande svenska litterära traditionen med realism och naturalism, för att istället in ...

Cover for För Trädets Skull

För Trädets Skull

Träden, naturen, livet, verkligheten, språket. Allt i världen är tätt förbundet med alltet och i människans undermedvetna döljer sig en språklig logik som överskrider allt förstånd ...

Cover for Folkungaträdet


"Här skall berättas om en släkt, som vann högsta ära och sedan spårlöst sopades från jorden." Den historiska romanen "Folkungaträdet" består av två delar och berättar historien om ...

Cover for Eros Begravning

Eros Begravning

En dag när den nyblivna änkan Olga Janselius sitter i sin kammare och blickar ut över gården hon ärvt efter sin bortgångne make bevittnar hon en händelse som sätter fart på hennes ...

Cover for Vi bookar och krokar och rothar

Vi bookar och krokar och rothar

I tidernas begynnelse härskade över staden en borgmästare vid namn Paulus Stenberg. Han var en frihetsälskande man och son av en frihetsälskande man. Som borgmästare bibehöll han s ...

Cover for Singoalla


Singoalla är en roman av Viktor Rydberg som handlar om kärleken mellan riddaren Erland Månesköld och den mystiska Singoalla. Romanen publicerades för första gången iGöteborgskalend ...

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Samlade Arbeten

"Först gå bäckens första bubblor sönder, först försvinna vårens första blommor; men din första kärlek, unga hjärta, överlever länge varje annan"."Fjärden krusas, böljan randas, lun ...