Proto Sci Fi 182-1741AD The very first speculative fiction tales, translated from the Latin, Dutch & Japanese

This volume includes works that we would now recognize as science fantasy, with tropes such as exploring civilizations on the moon and strange devices with magical powers. It...

Humanist History Before Europe

Follow our most evolved philosophy from its first civilisation through to its ‘birth’ in the Enlightenment and rebirth today as wellness and spiritualityHumanism is our...

The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories Strange Tales and Dark Wonders from the Man who Created Modern Fantasy

This was the book that launched a genre. Modern fantasy collections trace their lineage back to Lord Dunsany, and this was his first work that today's readers would recognise in...

Biggles Learns To Fly Exciting adventures in WWI as Biggles earns his wings on the front line

Includes illustrations from the original edition, as well as covers of the magazines in which the stories were first printedNowadays, planes are safe and stable machines. come now...

Zen Buddhism and Its relation to Art | The Poet Li Po Two classics of Chinese literature and study by the greatest translator of Chinese poetry

Two books by the greatest translator of Chinese poetry, Arthur Waley (1889-1966)Arthur Waley was one of the first great Orientalists, bringing translations and commentaries from...

Tales of Wonder Eighteen Magical Tales of Dreams, Destinies, Strangeness and Wonder

Written in the dark days of World War I, join Lord Dunsany as he spreads the dreams that we cannot leave to die.Dunsany was the most influential writer in the genre that came to...

Another Job For Biggles Originally published as Biggles In Arabia

An action packed adventure across Arabia in search of Gurra, the 'weed of paradise. This new drug, a thousand times stronger than hashish, has begun to spread in London, and only...

Forged On The Frontier (1818-1849) The Emperor’s youth as an 1820 Settler, cockney farmer, brother of heroes, failed businessman, Mounted Rifleman, and scurrilous reprobate

A wryly humorous telling of the British colonialisation in South Africa, told from the point of view of a not-very-successful family and the child that would become Emperor,...

Unusual Topics & Interesting Reviews Opinions & ideas that'll make you sound like a deep and learned thinker in bite-sized chunks

If you're struggling with how to demystify the world, check out this guide. With answers about everything from AI and mental health, to living through hard times and discussions...

The Illusion of Choice Fighting against the eternal fates (2060-2070)

Sometimes, honour and bravery can win a reprieve from destiny. A story of hope and despair, as Artificial intelligences, posthumans, and other minds struggle against their...

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