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Cover for The Dark Frigate

The Dark Frigate

Philip Marsham is orphaned by a shocking accident and he flees to London in fear of his life. There he joins the dark frigate ‘Rose of Devon’, bound for safety in Newfoundland.But ...

Cover for The Triumphs of a Taxidermist

The Triumphs of a Taxidermist

Who would have known that 'the father of Science Fiction' also wrote satire about stuffed animals? H.G. Wells' short story 'The Triumphs of a Taxidermist' was first published anony ...

Cover for Aristofanes Fragmentit

Aristofanes Fragmentit

Lukijalle nämä kahden ja puolen tuhannen vuoden takaiset katkelmat antavat tiedonmuruja antiikista ja viihdyttävät tekstipartikkeliensa törmäyksillä. Niissä nimittäin kohtaavat toi ...

Cover for Rosor i blom

Rosor i blom

Rose återvänder hem tillsammans med sin farbror Alec och sin väninna Phebe, efter flera år utomlands. Roses familj önskar att hon ska gifta sig, en önskan som Rose inte ämnar uppfy ...

Cover for Avgrundens folk

Avgrundens folk

Jack Londons mästerverk den självbiografiska reportageromanen Avgrundens folk i nyöversättning och med efterord av Christian Ekvall. Jack London var ung som författare - tjugosex ...

Cover for Mina universitet

Mina universitet

Maksim Gorkijs mästerverk den självbiografiska romanen Mina universitet i nyöversättning och med efterord av Bengt Samuelson. Mina universitet handlar om hur författaren som ung r ...

Cover for Erewhon Revisited Twenty Years Later

Erewhon Revisited Twenty Years Later

‘Erewhon Revisited’ the sequel to ‘Erewhon’, Samuel Butler’s acclaimed first novel, finds adventurer Higgs returning to the mysterious, distant land of Erewhon. There he discovers ...

Cover for The Sandman

The Sandman

‘The Sandman‘ (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 Tchaikovsky’ ...

Cover for The Pearl of Love

The Pearl of Love

First published in 'The Strand Magazine' in 1925, 'The Pearl of Love' by H.G. Wells is an allegorical tale of love, devotion, and loss.Inspired by ancient Persian literature, this ...

Cover for The Obliterated Man

The Obliterated Man

Who is Egbert Craddock Cummins? And why is he changing?'The Obliterated Man' tells the tale of a shy young man, Egbert Craddock Cummins, who reluctantly takes on the role of a thea ...

Cover for Aepyornis Island

Aepyornis Island

With more than a whiff of ‘Jurassic Park’ about it, ‘Aepyornis Island’ is a short story that follows the adventures of a biologist, Butcher. Butcher has been tasked to explore the ...

Cover for A Vision of Judgment

A Vision of Judgment

A man is awoken in his grave by the sound of trumpets on judgment day. As the first souls come before God and Archangel Gabriel for the last judgment, the man soon discovers that j ...

Cover for Under the Knife

Under the Knife

From the 'father of science fiction', H.G. Wells, comes a tale of a near-death experience. In H.G. Wells' short story 'Under the Knife', the narrator undergoes an operation during ...

Cover for The Purple Pileus

The Purple Pileus

When unassuming shopkeeper, Mr Coombes, decides to end his melancholic life, he eats what he believes to be a poisonous mushroom: the 'Purple Pileus' of the title. However, Mr Coom ...

Cover for The Flowering of the Strange Orchid

The Flowering of the Strange Orchid

Throughout history, mankind has sought to harness the power of nature, solve its mysteries and use it for their own advantage. Time and time again, it is shown that mother nature c ...

Cover for The Beautiful Suit

The Beautiful Suit

Freedom. A quality valued by many, and which is never restricted without consequence. Can a mother’s guidance ever be too much? One beautiful suit could be all it takes to break a ...

Cover for Men Like Gods

Men Like Gods

Written by the 'father of science fiction', H.G. Wells, 'Men Like Gods' is a science fiction, dystopian novel that transports readers to another world - an advanced version of Eart ...

Cover for Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

Henrik Ibsen’s 1890 play 'Hedda Gabler' is a study of a woman who wants to climb the social ladder. Where another of Ibsen's great female character, Nora from 'A Doll's House', had ...

Cover for The Million Pound Bank Note

The Million Pound Bank Note

Swept out to sea in a boating accident, Henry Adams is penniless and in rags ashore in London. Whilst roaming the streets, his luck changes; two brothers hand him an envelope with ...

Cover for Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Bernice Bobs Her Hair

A witty short story about popularity and revenge, 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair' is about a mixed-race girl with Native American heritage, trying to fit in with those around her. Like a m ...

Cover for With Fire and Sword

With Fire and Sword

This Polish 'Gone with the Wind’ is set in 17th century Poland during the Cossack-Polish War as the Kingdom of Poland struggles to maintain unity. It is a historical epic, in the s ...

Cover for The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native

Eustacia Vye despises her boring country village of Egdon Heath. Beautiful, headstrong, and passionate, Eustacia longs to escape her home and lead a life of romance and adventure. ...

Cover for Isobel


Sergeant Billy MacVeigh and his partner Pelliter are tasked to defend the outpost of Point Fullerton. They are all alone in the Canadian Northwest, hundreds of miles from civilisat ...

Cover for The Golden Snare

The Golden Snare

Philip Raine is a Royal Canadian police officer, who is on the trail of a ruthless and wild murderer named Bram Johnson. The elusive Johnson roams through the frozen wilderness of ...

Cover for The Valley of Silent Men

The Valley of Silent Men

While Jim Kent lies in his bed, thinking that he is dying from a fatal serious disease, he confesses to having committed a murder but he also falls head over heels in love with Mar ...