List of chapters
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H. G. Wells - Men Like Gods
In the summer of 1921, a disenchanted journalist escapes the rat race for a drive in the country. But Mr. Barnstaple's trip exceeds his expectations when he and other motorists are swept 3,000 years into the future....
and 8 more
H. G. Wells - War of the Worlds (Version 4)
The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells, first serialized in 1897 by Pearson's Magazine in the UK and by Cosmopolitan magazine in the US. The novel's first appearance in...
Culture & Heritage Fiction
Annie Denton Cridge - Man's Rights; or, How Would You Like It?: Comprising Dreams
«Man's Rights; or, How Would You Like It?: Comprising Dreams» is the first known feminist utopian novel written by a woman. The text features nine dreams experienced by a first-person female narrator. In the first...
and 6 more
Walter De la Mare - Crossings: A Fairy Play
Under the terms of a will, the Wildersham children have to relocate from the family house in the city to «Crossings» in the country, and to spend the first fortnight alone fending for themselves in the house. The...
Bram Stoker - Dracula (version 4)
Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. It introduced Count Dracula, and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasy. The novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move...
Wladislaw Lach-Szyrma - Aleriel; or, A Voyage to Other Worlds
When an Oxford undergraduate meets by chance, a mysterious stranger, during a walking tour of France, he does not know that the unusual charismatic being he has made the acquaintance of, is in fact a disguised alien...
Marie Corelli - Ardath
Victorian-era writer Marie Corelli’s epic work Ardath, The Story of a Dead Self, is filled with supernatural and gothic themes. We meet Theos Alwyn, an atheist poet who is lost and disconsolate with life. He begins...
and 1 more
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Arthur Machen - Red Hand
Two London gentlemen ponder the evolution of humankind as they investigate a modern-day murder committed with an ancient tool. — Summary by Wanda White
Adelbert von Chamisso - wonderful History of Peter Schlemihl, the Man who lost his Shadow
Peter Schlemihl is an ordinary man until one day he bargains with the devil: He trades his shadow for a bottomless purse. While this sounds like a good idea at first, it turns out that having no shadow is considered...
and 3 more
William Morris - Prose Romances from the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine (1856)
William Morris initiated the genre of high fantasy in a number of short novels written toward the end of his life. But he had already experimented with the genre much earlier in stories written for the Oxford and...
Newcastle Forgotten Fantasy Library
Action & Adventure Fiction
H. Rider Haggard - World's Desire
H. Rider Haggard (author of King Solomon's Mines the Allan Quatermain Series, and many more) and Andrew Lang (author of, among others, the rainbow coloured fairytale books) collaborate to lend their talent to one of...
and 4 more
David Garnett - Lady Into Fox (Version 2)
An everyday tale of a young Victorian housewife who turns into a fox and the troubles her husband then has in dealing with her increasingly wild antics, that is, her essential fox nature. A unique take on the...
Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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