Hymn to Proserpine And Other Poems

Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837 – 1909) was a poet, critic, novelist and playwright. He was born in London and educated at Eton and Oxford and was a contemporary of the...

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater Pleasures of Opium, Pain of Opium

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) was first published anonymously in 1821 in the London Magazine and was published in book form a year later....

The Black Cat

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is known for his tales of the macabre and the supernatural. “The Black Cat” is one of his most celebrated. In it the narrator tells of his growing...

Humorous Tales

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is celebrated as a master of the gothic tale of the macabre and the supernatural, but he also wrote a number of humorous and satirical tales seven of...

Ghost Stories – Volume Two

M.R. James (1862-1936) was provost of King's College, Cambridge and Eton College. He was a highly regarded scholar and academic in his time but today is remembered for his ghost...

Strange Tales

A collection of seventeen classic tales of the macabre and supernatural by some of the best known writers in these genres.E.Nesbit - “Man-Size in Marble” and “The Letter in...

Favourite Classic Poems by Favorite Poets

A collection of favourite classic poems by some of our best loved poets including Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, John Keats, William Butler Yeats, Thomas Love...

Favourite Children's Poems

Here is a collection of 41 favourite classic children's poems by some of our best loved writers including Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling and...

The Best of Saki, Volume 2

The delicious, biting wit of Saki's short stories satirizing Edwardian high society are some of the funniest and most delightful of exquisite literary miniatures. In this second...

Ghost Stories, Volume One

M.R. James (1862-1936) was provost of King's College, Cambridge and Eton College. He was a highly regarded scholar and academic in his time but today is remembered for his ghost...

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