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The Portrait of Mr. W. H.

The Portrait of Mr. W. H. is a story written by Oscar Wilde. The story is about an attempt to uncover the identity of Mr. W. H., the enigmatic dedicatee of Shakespeare's Sonnets. I ...


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The Happy Prince and Other Tales

The Happy Prince and Other Tales is a collection of five stories by Oscar Wilde, dealing primarily with love and selfishness. The stories are generally sad, with a moralistic messa ...


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The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost is a short story by Oscar Wilde. A modern American family moves into an English stately home - Canterville Chase. It turns out to be a traditionally drafty an ...


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The Fisherman and His Soul

The Fisherman and His Soul is a fairy tale first published in Wilde’s A House of Pomegranates. It tells of a fisherman who nets and falls in love with a mermaid.  To get what we wa ...


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A House of Pomegranates

A House of Pomegranates is a collection of fairy tales, written by Oscar Wilde, that was published as a second collection after The Happy Prince and Other Tales. Wilde once said th ...


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Lord Arthur Saviles Verbrechen und andere Geschichten

Lord Arthur Saviles Verbrechen und andere Geschichten ist ein Kurzgeschichtensammlung des englischsprachigen Schriftstellers Oscar Wilde. In dieser sind enthalten: Lord Arthur Savi ...


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Der Fischer und seine Seele

Der Fischer und seine Seele ist eine Erzählung des irischen Schriftstellers Oscar Wilde.  Der Fischer und seine Seele handelt von der Schönheit als Versuchung und greift Doppelgäng ...


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Märchen

Märchen ist eine Sammlung von Märchen, geschrieben von Oscar Wilde. Oscar Wildes Kunstmärchen bieten dem Leser (und Hörer) Zugang zu zauberhaften, filigran gestalteten Welten. Lieb ...


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Das Gespenst von Canterville

Das Gespenst von Canterville ist eine Erzählung des irischen Schriftstellers Oscar Wilde.   Die amerikanische Familie Otis kauft Schloss Canterville, obwohl man sie ausdrücklich wa ...


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The Ninth Man

The Ninth Man is a science fiction novella by Mary Heaton Vorse.  In The Ninth Man, Mary Vorse gives us a compelling study of human nature and society.  A fictional town in Italy i ...


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Deadly City

Deadly City is a science fiction novella by Paul W. Fairman.  You're all alone in a deserted city.  You walk down an empty street, yearning for the sight of one living face—one mov ...


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The Beasts in the Void

The Beasts in the Void is a short science fiction story by Paul W. Fairman.  Holloway was used to big game hunters and their expeditions to other worlds. But this trip was sheer ma ...


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Snowball

Snowball is a science fiction novella by Poul Anderson.Simon's new source of power promised a new era for Mankind. But what happens to world economy when anyone can manufacture it ...


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The Blue Behemoth

The Blue Behemoth is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.Shannon’s Imperial Circus was a jinxed space-carny leased for a mysterious tour of the inner worlds. It made a one- ...


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The Vanishing Venusians

The Vanishing Venusians is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett, included in The Best of Leigh Brackett (Ballantine Books, 1977)For years they had wandered the eternal seas ...


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The Dragon-Queen of Venus

The Dragon-Queen of Venus is a short science fiction story by Leigh Brackett.More feared than the deadly green snakes, the hideous red beetles of that outpost of Earth Empire, was ...


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Thralls of the Endless Night

Thralls of the Endless Night is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.1,000 year forgotten, Terra’s lost colony awaited a warrior’s coming.In the freezing night the great shi ...


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The Stellar Legion

The Stellar Legion is a short science fiction story by Leigh Brackett.No one had ever escaped from Venus’ dread Stellar Legion. And, as Thekis the low-Martian learned, no one had e ...


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The Citadel of Lost Ships

The Citadel of Lost Ships is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett. In 1944 the novella was a finalist to Best Retro Novelette Hugo Award.This is pure space opera from the un ...


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Outpost on Io

Outpost on Io is a short science fiction story by Leigh Brackett.Pendleton's quiet voice was grave. "Mars is old and tired and torn with famine. Venus is young, but her courage is ...


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Terror Out of Space

Terror Out of Space is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.An eerie story of a silver land beneath the black Venusian seas. A grim tale of brooding terror whirling out of s ...


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The Beast-Jewel of Mars

The Beast-Jewel of Mars is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.Bark Winters was a painting, shambling ape, fleeting through dark and echoing pits of horror. Behind him hiss ...


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Last Call for Sector 9G

Last Call for Sector 9G is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.Out there in the green star system; far beyond the confining grip of the Federation, moved the feared Bitter ...


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Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing is a science fiction novella by James H. Schmitz.Financier, blackmailer/conman Barney Chard is sure he's got Dr. Oliver McAllen right where he wants him.He knows McAll ...


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A World is Born

A World is Bornis a short science fiction story by Leigh Brackett. A World is Born is an action & adventure story taking place on Mercury, where a convict tries to escape a terrafo ...