Classics

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By: Katherine Mansfield

Ten stories from the 'brilliant' Katherine Mansfield on the theme of marriage and family.As Vincent O'Sullivan states, those encountering Mansfield's stories for the first time have invariably found they 'were alive, they were witty, they were mov...

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By: Arthur Conan Doyle

‘On the contrary, my dear Watson, you can see everything. You fail, however, to reason from what you see’Herein lie the problems: a stolen jewel, the inexplicable death of a young woman, the disappearance of one of the most remarkable racehorses i...

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By: Bram Stoker

‘I am Dracula. And I bid you welcome to my house’He is deathly pale. His fingernails are cut to sharp points. His teeth protrude menacingly from his mouth in clouds of rancid breath… Yet even Count Dracula’s unnerving appearance and the frightened...

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By: Conrad Richter

Henry Free, they called him now, or Frey in the dialect; and they knew him well in all the Pennsylvania land his own Palatine fellow countrymen had settled. They had even sent him to represent them in the Congress at Washington. Captain Free, they...

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By: Mary Shelley

A deluxe edition of Mary Shelley's haunting adventure about ambition and modernity run amokNow a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with an introduction by Elizabeth Kostova and cover art by Ghost World creator Daniel Clowes, Mary Shelley's...

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By: Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley blurs the line between man and monster in this classic gothic masterpiece.The story of Victor Frankenstein and the monstrous creature he created has held readers spellbound ever since it was published almost two centuries ago. On the ...

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By: Jane Austen, David M. Shapard

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey that makes her lighthearted satire of the gothic novel an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the n...

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By: Brothers Grimm

Beginning with their first stories published in 1812, fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm have delighted, terrified, and inspired generations of readers. Grimm's Fairy Tales brings together many of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s best-known and love...

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By: William Makepeace Thackeray

Set against the backdrop of the Waterloo campaign during Napoleon’s Hundred Days, Vanity Fair tells the story of two very different women: Rebecca (Becky) Sharp and Amelia Sedley. Their education complete, Becky and Amelia set out into the w...