Selected Tales of Mystery & Terror

Here is a selection of chilling tales only to be enjoyed of a dark evening when safely by the warmth of the fire.The Monkey's PawIn The Penal ColonyO Whistle and I'll Come to You...

The Happy Prince & Other Stories

It is all to easy to be familiar with Oscar Wilde the aesthete. The limpid sophisticate ever ready with a witty epigram designed to both shock and stimulate.However, here in this...

The Jungle Book

To return to the Jungle Book in its literary form after encountering it in the popular culture of the last 50 years is to be bathed in the fresh, cold, bracing water of a jungle...

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a novel which shocks us still. The sensibilities of its original Victorian readership may have blanched at the exoticism and barely disguised...

A Christmas Carol

Perhaps the most famous and most accessible of Dickens' stories which can be enjoyed every year afresh at Christmas time, as we never tire of the inspirational story of Scrooge's...

The Time Machine

H.G Wells takes us on a fascinating and frightening journey forwards in time to find that the Human Race has divided into two distinct types. One, devoid of all obstacles to...

Around the World in 80 Days

The imperturbable Englishman Phileas Fogg attempts to makes an exciting journey around the World in 80 Days. By his side is the ever resourceful and faithful Passpartout and on...

Selected Short Stories by Saki

Here are 12 specially selected tales by one of the masters of this miniature art, Saki (H.H Munro). They range from the comic deception of "The Schartz Metterklume Method" to "The...

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Dr John Watson continues the chronicles of his friend Sherlock Holmes with a series of memoirs which give us further insight into the enigmatic Master Detective.In "The Yellow...

The War of the Worlds

Set against the context of the Late Victorian period H.G Wells narrative of a Martian invasion of earth creates a powerful and frighteningjuxtaposition of the past and the...

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