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,...

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...

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...

Time And The Gods The Book That Influenced Millions of Fantasy Writers

Lord Dunsany was the most influential writer in the genre that came to be known as fantasy, of which his stories set trends for that continue to this day.He was an influence on...

Dao De Jing The Classic Victorian-Era Translation

James Legge was one of the first great popularisers of Eastern ideas and religion in the West. In this foundational work, he provides a translation of the Dao De Jing/ Tao Te...

The Book of Wonder A collection of creative and inspirational tales from the Father of Fantasy

Lord Dunsany was the fantasy writer's fantasy writer. From Tolkien to Gaiman, from Le Guin to Moorcock, his heroes and strange situations inspired an entire genre of modern dark...

The Sayings of Lao-Tzu An accessible narrative prose translation of the Dao De Jing

A prose translation of the Tao that focuses on bringing out the subtlety and depth of the classic Way.Translations of the famous Way and Virtue (Dao De Jing/Tao Te Ching) focus on...

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