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Cover for Babbitt


George Babbitt on mies, jonka elämässä kaikki on päällisin puolin varsin hyvin. On vaimo, hyväpalkkainen työ ja kolme lasta. Kotikin löytyy arvostetulta alueelta. Silti Babbittia j ...

Cover for Magikern


Arthur Burdon är en framgångsrik läkare i sina bästa år och bor med sina vackra fästmö Margaret i Paris. En kväll på restaurangen Chien Noir blir de presenterade för en man vid nam ...

Cover for A Son at the Front

A Son at the Front

Her beloved France was torn apart by the First World War and yet Edith Wharton still felt compelled to put pen to paper. <br><br>Inspired by some of her own experiences, ‘A Son at ...

Cover for Athénaïse and Other Selected Stories

Athénaïse and Other Selected Stories

Written by Chopin the author of the much celebrated novel "The Awakening" comes another classic rich piece of late 19th century feminist american literature. <br><br>Set in the hea ...

Cover for To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire

‘To Build a Fire’ is one of Jack London’s (‘White Fang, ‘The Call of the Wild’) most cherished short stories. Drawn from London’s personal experiences, we follow an unnamed narrato ...

Cover for The Devoted Friend

The Devoted Friend

Exploring the idea that it’s good to be able to discern between healthy and toxic relationships, ‘The Devoted Friend’ is perhaps more relevant now than it has ever been. While this ...

Cover for Nostromo


The lure of riches can be too much for some men who will stop at nothing to steal the silver from the fictional land of Costaguanero. Nostromo is the story of one man and his unsha ...

Cover for The Pirate

The Pirate

‘The Pirate’ is a thrilling adventure novel by Walter Scott. The story takes place on the edge of civilisation in the remote Shetland Isles during the 17th Century as a mysterious ...

Cover for An Honest Thief

An Honest Thief

How can there be any such thing as "An Honest Thief'? I know Astafy has stolen my coat so why can't he just admit it?<br><br>'An Honest Thief' tells the story of Astafy Ivanovich, ...

Cover for The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

Spiralling down and down, finally reaching rock bottom. What is there possibly left to live for? Nothing!<br><br> 'The Dream of a Ridiculous Man' is a short story by Dostoevsky, ex ...

Cover for The Crocodile

The Crocodile

Ivan Matveich was thinking it was a bad idea to see a live crocodile on the street as it swallowed him whole! Why couldn't it have eaten his wife Elena instead?<br><br>What follows ...

Cover for Mr. Prohartchin

Mr. Prohartchin

Could you live a minimalist lifestyle? Just living with only the things that you absolutely need? Mr. Prohartchin manages to do this but takes it to the extreme!<br><br>"Mr. Prohar ...

Cover for The Village of Stepanchikovo

The Village of Stepanchikovo

Wild carriage chases, moonlight trysts, stupidity, vanity and elopements. This manic comedy seems to have it all...<br><br>Farcical in its entirety, 'The Village of Stepanchikovo' ...

Cover for Sentimental Education

Sentimental Education

What young man wouldn't fall in love with an elegant and beautiful older lady? When that lady is much older and married though, the situation becomes much more complicated!<br><br> ...

Cover for Those Folk of Bulboro

Those Folk of Bulboro

‘Those Folk of Bulboro’ is a fascinating entry in Wallace’s long list of fictional works as it is neither a thriller nor a mystery novel as you may expect from Wallace. This novel ...

Cover for The Strange Countess

The Strange Countess

A novel full of intriguing characters who you can never fully trust, if you loved Netflix’s ‘You’ you’ll love this.<br><br>This shadowy mystery novel follows Lois an unassuming you ...

Cover for The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder

The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder

‘The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder’ is a collection of eight, highly original detective short stories centred around a very unassuming Mr. Reed. He is an older man, not particularly tal ...

Cover for The Lost Continent

The Lost Continent

It is 2137. Two centuries ago, there was a war to end all wars. The Old World died and the New One was born. Everything is ordered and perfect. Just do not visit Europe!<br><br>Whe ...

Cover for The Impolite Sex

The Impolite Sex

Madame de X. writes letters to Madame de L. - lots of letters. She writes about her relationship struggles, the difficulty of love, and most importantly, men. Madame de X. simply c ...

Cover for Yvette Samoris

Yvette Samoris

When the beautiful and powerful Countess Samoris arrives in Paris, she is dressed all in black. She has come to attend her daughter’s funeral, a bright and innocent girl whose deat ...

Cover for The Son

The Son

Dark secrets are revealed when two aristocratic old friends embark on a journey through their memories in Guy de Maupassant’s "The Son." At 25, one of the men committed a crime on ...

Cover for Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems

Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems

You won't fail to be captured by one of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s greatest books 'Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems'.<br><br>Religious and spiritual, the studies and poems reflec ...

Cover for The Awakening

The Awakening

The young nobleman, Dmitri Ivanovich Nekhlyudov, had no care in the world when he seduced a young maid, Katerina (Katusha) Maslova, only to cruelly abandon her. Unaffected by the s ...

Cover for The Kempton-Wace Letters

The Kempton-Wace Letters

Pack away Danielle Steele, the vicar and the lonely housewife and take this little number to bed because Jack London and Anna Strunsky are dropping ample late-Victorian arguments a ...

Cover for Through One Administration

Through One Administration

‘Through One Administration’ is a tale like no other. Through the eyes of Bertha Amory, the wife of a 19th century lawyer in Washington D.C., the author, Frances Hodgson Burnett, s ...