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1601 
Mark Twain

This work is several orders of magnitude more profane than typical Mark Twain fare. Consider yourself warned.  

1984 
George Orwell

 

22 Goblins 
From Sanskrit

Beware of Monks bearing gifts. Short fantastic tales from the subcontinent.  

A Book of Golden Deeds 
Charlotte M. Yonge

 

A Christmas Carol 
Charles Dickens

 

A Conversion 
George Gissing

 

A Damsel in Distress 
PG Wodehouse

The family of Lord Marshmoreton.  

A Daughter of the Lodge 
George Gissing

 

A Day In Old Athens 
William Stearns Davis

 

A Detail 
Stephen Crane

 

A Fight with a cannon 
VICTOR HUGO

 

A Happy Solution 
Raymund Allen

 

A History of Science, V2 
Henry Smith Williams

 

A House-Boat on the Styx 
Satire

What do you suppose would happen if Charon the Boatman got promoted... to Janitor? By John Kendrick Bangs  

A Journey to the Center of the Earth 
Jules Verne

 

A Lover's Complaint 
William Shakespeare

 

A Phyllis of the Sierras 
Bret Harte

 

A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. 
Carlton J. H. Hayes

 

A Second Book Of Operas 
Henry Edward Krehbiel

 

A Second Home 
Honore de Balzac

 

A Simpleton 
Charles Reade

He then told Lady Cicely there were more reasons than he chose to mention: go he must, and would; and he implored her not to let the affair drop. In short, he was sad but resolved, and she found she must go on with it, or break faith with him. She took her desk, and wrote a letter concluding the bargain for him. She stipulated for half the year's fee in advance. She read Dr. Staines the letter. -- by Charles Reade  

A Tale of Two Cities 
Charles Dickens

 

A Thousand Deaths--Jack London 
Action Adventure/Jack London

It must not be understood that this force, which I finally came to control, annihilated matter; it merely annihilated form. Nor, as I soon discovered, had it any effect on inorganic structure; but to all organic form it was absolutely fatal. This partiality puzzled me at first, though had I stopped to think deeper I would have seen through it.  

Abbeychurch 
Charlotte M Yonge

 

ABC's of Science 
Charles Oliver

 

Aboriginal America 
Jacob Abbott

 

Across the Moors 
William Fryer Harvey

 

Active Service 
Stephen Crane

 

Adventure 
Jack London

 

Afoot in England 
W.H. Hudson

 

Against the Clock: A Cricket Story 
P. G. Wodehouse

 

All in a Night 
H.M. Tomlinson

 

Allan Quatermain 
Action Adventure/H R Haggard

The Lad himself.  

Amis and Amile 
Eugene Mason

 

Amusements Serious and Comical 
Thomas Brown

 

An Account of Egypt 
Herodotus

 

An Anarchist 
Joseph Conrad

 

An Egyptian Princess 
Georg Ebers

 

An Engineer's Story 
Amelia B. Edwards

 

An Episode Under the Terror 
Honore de Balzac

 

An Ideal Family 
Katherine Mansfield

 

An Imperative Duty 
William Dean Howells

 

Anne 
Rebecca Harding Davis

 

Anne of Avonlea 
Lucy Maud Montgomery

 

Anthem 
Modern Thinkers/20th Century

It is a sin to write this. It is a sin to think words no others think and to put them down upon a paper no others are to see. It is base and evil. It is as if we were speaking alone to no ears but our own. And we know well that there is no transgression blacker than to do or think alone. --by Ayn Rand  

Around the World in 80 days 
Jules Verne

 

At Abdul Ali's Grave 
E. F. Benson

 

Atlantis: The Antideluvian World 
Ignatius Donnelly

 

Augustus Does His Bit 
George Bernard Shaw

 

Auriol; or, The Elixir of Life 
William Harrison Ainsworth

 

Autobiography 
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, V2 
Andrew Dickson White

 

Ayala's Angel 
Anthony Trollope

 

Baldur's Dream 
W H Auden P B Taylor Translation

 

Ballads 
William Makepeace Thackeray

 

Ballads of Peace in War 
Michael Earls

 

Bank Holiday 
Katherine Mansfield

 

Barlaam and Ioasaph 
Classics/Egypt

There was at that time a certain monk, learned in heavenly things, graced in word and deed, a model follower of every monastic rule. Whence he sprang, and what his race, I cannot say, but he dwelt in a waste howling wilderness in the land of Senaar, and had been perfected through the grace of the priesthood. Barlaam was this elder's name. --by St. John Damascene  

Baucis And Philemon 
Jonathan Swift

 

Beauty and the Beast 
Charles Lamb

 

Beethoven 
Richard Wagner Richard Wagner

 

Benita 
H. Rider Haggard

 

Beulah 
Augusta J. Evans

 

Bevis: The Story of a Boy 
Richard Jefferies

 

Beyond Good and Evil 
Modern Thinkers/Friedrich Nietzche

Since the French Revolution the influence of woman in Europe has DECLINED in proportion as she has increased her rights and claims; and the 'emancipation of woman,' insofar as it is desired and demanded by women themselves (and not only by masculine shallow-pates), thus proves to be a remarkable symptom of the increased weakening and deadening of the most womanly instincts.  

Bloody Blanche 
Marcel Schwob

 

Bobok 
Fyodor Dostoevsky

 

Boyhood 
Leo Tolstoy

 

Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Chivalry or Legends of King Arthur 
Thomas Bulfinch

A personal favorite.  

Buried Alive! 
By Percy B. St John

 

Buttered Side Down 
Edna Ferber

 

Café Des Exiles 
George W. Cable

 

California Romantic and Resourceful 
John F. Davis

 

Call of the Wild 
Jack London

Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tidewater dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego. Because men, groping in the Arctic darkness, had found a yellow metal, and because steamship and transportation companies were booming the find, thousands of men were rushing into the Northland.  

Calling Justice, Inc. 
Kenneth Robeson

 

Captain Jinks, Hero 
Ernest Crosby

 

Casey at the Bat 
Ernest Thayer

 

Cashel Byron's Profession 
George Bernard Shaw

 

Castle of Crime 
Maxwell Grant

 

Castle of Doom 
Maxwell Grant

 

Charlemont 
W. Gilmore Simms

 

Chu-bu and Sheemish 
Lord Dunsany

 

Claribel: A Melody 
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

 

Condensed Novels--Bret Harte 
Satire

Harte's second published work, includes riffs on Charlie Reade, Charlotte Bronte, Fenimoore Cooper, Wilkie Collins, etc.  

Confucian Analects 
Translated by James Legge

CHAP. III. 1. The Master said, 'If the people be led by laws, and uniformity sought to be given them by punishments, they will try to avoid the punishment, but have no sense of shame.  

Consolation 
Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

Count Bunker 
Satire

Sequel to Clouston's The Lunatic At Large  

Culture and Anarchy 
Matthew Arnold

 

Darkness and Dawn 
George Allan England

 

David Copperfield 
Fiction/19th Century/Charles Dickens

Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show. To begin my life with the beginning of my life, I record that I was born (as I have been informed and believe) on a Friday, at twelve o'clock at night. It was remarked that the clock began to strike, and I began to cry, simultaneously.  

Dawn O'Hara, the Girl who Laughed 
Edna Ferber

 

Dead Man's Chest 
Maxwell Grant

 

Dead Men Tell No Tales 
E. W. Hornung

 

Declaration of Independence in American--H. L. Mencken 
Satire

WHEN THINGS get so balled up that the people of a country got to cut loose from some other country, and go it on their own hook, without asking no permission from nobody, excepting maybe God Almighty, then they ought to let everybody know why they done it, so that everybody can see they are not trying to put nothing over on nobody.  

Decoration Day 
Sarah Orne Jewett

 

Desert Gold 
Zane Grey

 

Diary in America 
Captain Frederick Marryat

 

Don Quixote 
Miquel de Cervantes

In a village of La Mancha, the name of which I have no desire to call to mind, there lived not long since one of those gentlemen that keep a lance in the lance-rack, an old buckler, a lean hack, and a greyhound for coursing.  

Don Tarquinio 
Frederick William Rolfe

 

Dora Thorne 
Charlotte M. Braeme

 

Dr Thorne 
Anthony Trollope

 

Dubliners 
James Joyce

Her image accompanied me even in places the most hostile to romance. On Saturday evenings when my aunt went marketing I had to go to carry some of the parcels. We walked through the flaring streets, jostled by drunken men and bargaining women, amid the curses of labourers, the shrill litanies of shop-boys who stood on guard by the barrels of pigs' cheeks -- from Araby  

Earth, the World and I 
Charlotte Perkins Stetson

 

Easter Day 
Alexander Kuprin

 

Editha 
William Dean Howells

 

Effi Briest 
Theodor Fontane

 

Eight Cousins 
Louisa M. Alcott

 

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon 
Jules Verne

 

Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon 
Samuel White Baker

 

Eighteen Hundred and Thirteen: A Poem 
Anne Grant

 

El Dorado 
Baroness Orczy

Pimpernel in the New World  

Emile 
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

Emily Montague 
Frances Brooke

 

Emma 
Jane Austen

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.  

Epistles on Women 
Lucy Aikin

 

Equality 
Charles Dudley Warner

 

Essays From 'The Guardian' 
Walter Horatio Pater

 

Essays on Suicide and the Immortality of the Soul THE SOUL 
David Hume

 

Face of doom 
Maxwell Grant

 

Facing the World 
Miss Mulock

 

Familiar Letters on Chemistry 
Justus Liebig

 

Felix O'Day 
F. Hopkinson Smith

 

Fenchurch Street Mystery 
Baroness Orczy

 

First Inaugural Speech 
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

 

Five Little Peppers And How They Grew 
Margaret Sidney

 

Five Thousand Miles Underground Or The Mystery of the Centre of the Earth 
Roy Rockwood

 

Five Weeks in a Balloon 
Jules Verne

 

Flower Fables 
Louisa May Alcott

 

Flower of the Mind 
Alice Meynell

 

FORGIVE AND FORGET 
Edwin F. Roberts

 

Forty-Two Poems 
James Elroy Flecker

 

Four Comedies 
William Shakespeare

 

Four Wooden Stakes 
Victor Roman

 

Foxhound 
Maxwell Grant

 

Fran 
John Breckenridge Ellis

 

Freckles 
Gene Stratton-Porter

 

From a College Window 
Arthur Christopher Benson

 

Gems of Jeopardy 
Maxwell Grant

 

Glasses 
Henry James

 

Grass of Parnassus 
Andrew Lang

 

Great Expectations 
Charles Dickens

Takes a benefactor to help you escape the decay... and visit nicer clothiers.  

Guido the Gimlet of Ghent--Stephen Leacock 
Satire

The sun sank and night fell, enwrapping in shadow the frowning castle of Buggensberg, and the ancient city of Ghent at its foot. And as the darkness gathered, the windows of the castle shone out with fiery red, for it was Yuletide, and it was wassail all in the Great Hall of the castle, and this night the Margrave of Buggensberg made him a feast, and celebrated the betrothal of Isolde, his daughter, with Tancred the Tenspot.  

Hagakure (The Way of the Samurai). Selections 
Classics/Asia

Although it stands to reason that a samurai should be mindful of the Way of the Samurai, it would seem that we are all negligent. Consequently, if someone were to ask, 'What is the true meaning of the Way of the Samurai?' the person who would be able to answer promptly is rare. This is because it has not been established in one's mind beforehand. From this, one's unmindfulness of the Way can be known.  

Hamlet, Antony and Cleopatra, King Lear, Othello, Macbeth 
William Shakepeare

 

Hard Times 
Charles Dickens

 

Hardboiled 
Harold de Polo

 

Hasisadra's Adventure 
Thomas Henry Huxley

 

History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson 
Edmund G. Ross

 

Hot-Foot Hannibal 
Charles W. Chesnutt

 

How to Live on Twenty-Four Hours a Day 
Arnold Bennett

 

Hudibras 
Samuel Butler

 

Hymn of Breaking Strain 
Rudyard Kipling

 

I Say No 
Wilkie Collins

 

Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow 
Satire

You've been in love, of course! If not you've got it to come. Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it. Also like the measles, we take it only once. One never need be afraid of catching it a second time. The man who has had it can go into the most dangerous places and play the most foolhardy tricks with perfect safety. -- by Jerome K. Jerome  

Ignaures 
Renaut

 

Imagionary Portraits 
Walter Horatio Pater

 

In the Cage 
Henry James

 

In the Grip of the Green Demon 
Robert Barr

 

Inferno/Hell 
Dante Aligheri

 

Initials Only 
Anna Katherine Green

For a day Sweetwater acknowledged himself to be mentally crushed, disillusioned and defeated. Then his spirits regained their poise. It would take a heavy weight indeed to keep them down permanently. His opinion was not changed in regard to his neighbour's secret guilt.  

Interpretation of Dreams 
Modern Thinkers/Sigmund Freud

Be a hit at parties.  

Intimidation, Inc. 
Maxwell Grant

 

Isaac Bickerstaff 
Satire

From Richard Steele, the founder of the Tatler, later the Spectator. Bickerstaff was first used by Jonathan Swift to poke fun.  

Isobel: A Romance of the Northern Trail 
James Oliver Curwood

 

Jabberwocky 
Lewis Carroll

 

Jane Eyre 
Brontes

Rochester, St. John, Family -- and a madwoman in the attic. By Charlotte Bronte  

Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation 
Lafcadio Hearn

 

Jerry of the Islands 
Jack London

 

Jibaro Death 
Maxwell Grant

 

Jimmy Goggles The God 
H. G. Wells

 

John Bull's Other Island 
George Bernard Shaw

 

John Dough and the Cherub 
L. Frank Baum

 

King Midas 
Upton Sinclair

 

Last Night When You Kissed Blanche Thompson 
Bess Streeter Aldrich

 

Later Poems 
Alice Meynell

 

Le Mariage Force 
Moliere

 

Lectures on Evolution 
Henry Smith Williams

 

Legends of Babylon and Egypt 
Leonard W. King

 

Letters to Dead Authors 
Andrew Lang

 

Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by Herself 
Marthy Cannary Burk

 

Love Eternal 
H. Rider Haggard

 

Ma Cousine Pot-Au-Feu 
Leon de Tinseau

 

Mac Flecknoe and Other Poems 
John Dryden

 

Mademoiselle Irnois 
Arthur de Gobineau

 

Miscellaneous Studies 
Walter Pater

 

Miss Cubbidge and the Dragon of Romance 
Lord Dunsany

 

More Bab Ballads 
W. S. Gilbert

 

Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica 
Satire

Whatever came of the duel we are not informed; but it is to be presumed that it did not result fatally for young Bonaparte, for he lived many years after the incident, as most of our readers are probably aware. Had he not done so, this biography would have had to stop here, and countless readers of our own day would have been deprived of much entertaining fiction --by John Kendrick Bangs  

Mr. Brisher's Treasure 
H. G. Wells

 

Mr. Gladstone and Genesis 
Thomas Henry Huxley

 

Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation 
Bret Harte

 

Ocarus 
Bertrand Russell

 

On Being Found Out 
William Makepeace Thackeray

 

On The Heavens 
Aristotle

 

Out of the Shadows 
Michael Fairless

 

Predictions For The Year 1708 
Jonathan Swift

 

Princess Polly's Playmates 
Amy Brooks

 

Principles of Psychology 
Modern Thinkers/William James

The seminal work in American Psychology.  

Queen Victoria, Her Girlhood And Womanhood 
Grace Greenwood

 

Romanzero 
Heinrich Heine

 

Russia in 1919 
Arthur Ransome

 

Schnock 
Friedrich Hebbel

 

Sherlock Holmes and the Grand Horizontals. 
FRANK J. MORLOCK

 

Short History of Wales 
Owen M. Edwards

 

Sir Francis Drake Revived 
Philip Nichols

 

Sir Thomas More 
William Shakespeare

 

Switzerland 
Jacques Casanova

 

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories 
Mark Twain

 

The 39 Steps 
John Buchan

He told me some queer things that explained a lot that had puzzled me - things that happened in the Balkan War, how one state suddenly came out on top, why alliances were made and broken, why certain men disappeared, and where the sinews of war came from.  

The Absent-Minded Coterie 
Robert Barr

 

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 
Fiction/19th Century/Mark Twain

PERSONS attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.  

The Adventures of Jimmie Dale 
Frank Packard

He stepped across to the sidewalk and proceeded slowly along. A month had gone by and he had not heard a word from--HER. The break on West Broadway, the murder of Metzer in Moriarty's gambling hell, the theft of Markel's diamond necklace had followed each other in quick succession--and then this month of utter silence, with no sign of her, as though indeed she had never existed.  

The Adventures of Rivella 
Mrs. Manley

 

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 
Arthur Conan Doyle

To Sherlock Holmes she is always THE woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that he felt any emotion akin to love for Irene Adler. All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind.  

The Adventures of Supercilious 
Grant Allen

 

The Analysis of Mind 
Modern Thinkers/20th Century

Mind and Matter. Consciousness. By Bertrand Russell.  

The Anniversary 
Anton Chekov

 

The Antichrist 
Modern Thinkers/Friedrich Nietzche

Mankind surely does not represent an evolution toward a better or stronger or higher level, as progress is now understood. This 'progress' is merely a modern idea, which is to say, a false idea. The European of today, in his essential worth, falls far below the European of the Renaissance; the process of evolution does not necessarily mean elevation, enhancement, strengthening.  

The Arabian Nights Entertainments 
Sir Richard Burton

Aladdin, Ali Babba, and a storyline that goes on and on. Richard Burton's translation.  

The Art of Writing and Other Essays 
Robert Louis Stevenson

 

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin 
Benjamin Franklin

 

The Autobiography of Charles Darwin 
Charles Darwin

 

The Awlful Dynasty 
Kenneth Robeson

 

The Bab Ballads 
W. S. Gilbert

 

The Battle of the Books 
Jonathan Swift

 

The Bhagavad-Gita 
Translated by Sir Edwin Arnold

Free of commentary  

The Big Town 
Ring W. Lardner

 

The Blank Shot 
Rafael Sabatini

 

The Borgias 
Alexandre Dumas, Pere

 

The Boy Trapper 
Harry Castlemon

 

The Brick Moon and Other Stories 
Edward Everett Hale

 

The Buln-Buln and the Brolga 
Tom Collins

 

The Camel's Back 
F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

The Campaign Grafter 
Arthur B. Reeve

 

The Canterbury Tales 
Chaucer

And we watched the lady/as the Miller Told His Tale/while her face at first just ghostly/turned a whiter shade of pale (almost beat up a Procul Harum cover band for not knowing that.)  

The Cardinal's Snuff-Box 
Henry Harland

 

The Carissima 
Lucas Malet

 

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes 
Arthur Conan Doyle

It was pleasant to Dr. Watson to find himself once more in the untidy room of the first floor in Baker Street which had been the starting-point of so many remarkable adventures. He looked round him at the scientific charts upon the wall, the acid-charred bench of chemicals, the violin-case leaning in the corner, the coal-scuttle, which contained of old the pipes and tobacco.  

The Champdoce Mystery 
Emile Gaboriau

 

The Chessmen of Mars 
Edgar Rice Burroughs

 

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 1 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Covering the first 53 years of Rousseau's life, up to 1765, it was completed in 1769, but not published until 1782, four years after Rousseau's death - even though Rousseau did read excerpts of his manuscript publicly at various salons and other meeting places. Confessions were two distinct works, each part consisting of six books. Books I to VI were written between 1765 and 1767, and published in 1782; books VII to XII, was written in 1769-1770, and published in 1789.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 10 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 11 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 2 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 3 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 4 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 5 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 6 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 7 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 8 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book 9 
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Part of the Confessions series of books by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. See description for Book 1.  

The Conquest of Canaan 
Booth Tarkington

 

The Count of Monte Cristo 
Action Adventure/Alexander Dumas Pere

'No, no,' continued Danglars; 'if we resolve on such a step, it would be much better to take, as I now do, this pen, dip it into this ink, and write with the left hand (that the writing may not be recognized) the denunciation we propose.' And Danglars, uniting practice with theory, wrote with his left hand, and in a writing reversed from his usual style, and totally unlike it, the following lines, which he handed to Fernand, and which Fernand read in an undertone:  

The Cream of the Jest 
Fiction/20th Century/James Branch Cabell

... and Mr. Froser's Biography contains all it is necessary to know as to the facts of Kenneston's life. Yet most readers of the Biography, I think, must have felt that the great change in Kenneston no long while after he 'came to forty year'-- this sudden, almost unparalleled, conversion of a talent for tolerable verse into the full-fledged genius of Men Who Loved Alison --stays, after all, unexplained.... James Branch Cabell  

The Dancing Bear 
Etienne Barsony

 

The Dark Lady of Sonnets 
George Bernard Shaw

 

The Dead don't talk 
Robert C. Blackmon

 

The Dead Valley 
Ralph Adams Cram

 

The Death-Ring of Sneferu 
Sax Rohmer

 

The Desire to be a Man 
Comte P. H. Villiers de L'isle Adam

 

The Dhammapada 
Translated by F. Max Muller

Aphorisms from olden times.  

The Diamond Mine 
Willa Sibert Cather

 

The Diary of a Nobody 
Satire

December 24. - I am a poor man, but I would gladly give ten shillings to find out who sent me the insulting Christmas card I received this morning. I never insult people; why should they insult me? The worst part of the transaction is, that I find myself suspecting all my friends. The handwriting on the envelope is evidently disguised, being written sloping the wrong way. --by George and Weedon Grossmith  

The Disintegration Machine and Other Stories 
Arthur Conan Doyle

PROFESSOR CHALLENGER was in the worst possible humour. As I stood at the door of his study, my hand upon the handle and my foot upon the mat, I heard a monologue which ran like this, the words booming and reverberating through the house:  

The Divine Comedy of Dante 
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

The Divorce 
Lu Hsun

 

The Doctor's Dilemma 
George Bernard Shaw

 

The Education of the Child 
Ellen Key

 

The Emancipated 
George Gissing

 

The Embassy murders 
Maxwell Grant

 

The Enchanted Bluff 
Willa Cather

 

The Epic of Kings 
Classics/Near East

Firdausi's tale -- you thought all the great stories were just in the West?  

The Esmeralda Herders 
Elia Wilkinson Peattie

 

The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin Gentleman-Burglar 
Maurice Leblanc

 

The Fall of Troy 
Quintus Smyrnaeus

 

The Family of Love 
Thomas Middleton

 

The Fantastic Island 
Kenneth Robeson

 

The Fatal Boots 
William Makepeace Thackeray

 

The Fiery Menace 
Kenneth Robeson

 

The Fifth Face 
Maxwell Grant

 

The fight in the lion's thicket 
H.G. WELLS.

 

The Filigree Ball 
Anna Katherine Green

For a detective whose talents, had not been recognized at headquarters, I possessed an ambition which, fortunately for my standing with the lieutenant of the precinct, had not yet been expressed in words.  

The Fleece of Gold 
Theophile Gautier

 

The Foolish Dictionary 
Satire

LOBSTER The edible lobster is found off the New England Coast. The two-legged species is found everywhere. All kinds are green, but when roasted turn a bright red. Soubrettes are very dependent on both varieties for a living; together they furnish her with food, raiment, flats, diamonds, and occasionally indigestion.  

The Four Feathers 
A E W Mason

'Look!' she said, and Feversham suddenly felt all her weight upon his arms. Her face lost its colour and grew tired and very grey. Her eyes shut tightly and then opened again. He thought that she would faint. 'The morning at last!' she exclaimed, and then in a voice as weary as her face, 'I wonder whether it is right that one should suffer so much pain.'  

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 
Vicente Blasco Ibanez

 

The Four Just Men 
Edgar Wallace

The first intimation of their intentions had excited widespread interest. But the fact that the threat had been launched from a small French town, and that in consequence the danger was very remote, had somehow robbed the threat of some of its force. Such was the vague reasoning of an ungeographical people that did not realise that Dax is no farther from London than Aberdeen.  

The Four Million 
O Henry

 

The Frame Up 
Richard Harding Davis

 

The Garden 
Ezra Loomis Pound

 

The Garden-party 
Katherine Mansfield

 

The Gardener 
E. F. Benson

 

The Ghost Murders 
Maxwell Grant

 

The Ghost Ship 
Richard Middleton

 

The Girlhood of Harriet Beecher Stowe 
Charles Edward Stowe

 

The Golden Key 
George MacDonald

 

The Golden Slipper 
Anna Katherine Green

'Yes, Miss Strange. I expect you to find the missing bullet which will settle the fact that murder and not suicide ended George Hammond's life. If you cannot, then a long litigation awaits this poor widow, ending, as such litigation usually does, in favour of the stronger party. There's the alternative. If you once saw her--'  

The Great Condition 
Henry James

 

The Green Box 
Maxwell Grant

 

The Green Rust 
Edgar Wallace

'It should interest you very much,' he said. 'The effect of Bromocine,' he went on, speaking with the quiet precision of one who was lecturing on the subject to an interested audience, 'is peculiar. It reduces the subject to a condition of extreme lassitude, so that really nothing matters or seems to matter. Whilst perfectly conscious the subject goes obediently to his death, behaves normally and does just what he is told--in fact, it destroys the will.'  

The Grinding Organ 
Maria Edgeworth

 

The Guest 
By Lord Dunsany

 

The Hand of Fu-Manchu 
Sax Rohmer

Last of the public domain Fu-Manchus; occasionally known as The Si-Fan Mysteries. (Fans are advised to look for the Australian Guy Boothby, whose Dr. Nikola series I will be posting, and whom Mr. Rohmer was, ahem inspired by.)  

The Happy Children 
Arthur Machen

 

The Happy Prince and Other Tales 
Oscar Wilde

Leaf after leaf of the fine gold the Swallow picked off, till the Happy Prince looked quite dull and grey. Leaf after leaf of the fine gold he brought to the poor, and the children's faces grew rosier, and they laughed and played games in the street. 'We have bread now!' they cried.  

The Haunted Author 
Marcus Clarke

 

The Haunted Burglar 
W. C. Morrow

 

The Haunted Jarvee 
William Hope Hodgson

 

The Hound of the Baskervilles 
Arthur Conan Doyle

I confess at these words a shudder passed through me. There was a thrill in the doctor's voice which showed that he was himself deeply moved by that which he told us. Holmes leaned forward in his excitement and his eyes had the hard, dry glitter which shot from them when he was keenly interested.  

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Notre-Dame de Paris) 
Victor Hugo

When this species of cyclops appeared on the threshold of the chapel, motionless, squat, and almost as broad as he was tall; squared on the base, as a great man says; with his doublet half red, half violet, sown with silver bells, and, above all, in the perfection of his ugliness, the populace recognized him on the instant, and shouted with one voice,--  

The Ides of March 
E.W. Hornung

 

The Iliad 
Homer

 

The Iliad of Homer (Prose) 
Greek

Sing, goddess, the wrath of Achilles Peleus' son, the ruinous wrath that brought on the Achaians woes innumerable  

The Inferno 
Italian Literature

Dante's Epic. No real demand for Purgatorio or Paradiso.  

The Informer 
Joseph Conrad

 

The Inheritors: An Extravagant Story 
Joseph Conrad Ford M. Hueffer

 

The Innocence of Father Brown 
GK Chesterton

As Ivan explained to the guests, their host had telephoned that he was detained for ten minutes. He was, in truth, making some last arrangements about executions and such ugly things; and though these duties were rootedly repulsive to him, he always performed them with precision. Ruthless in the pursuit of criminals, he was very mild about their punishment.  

The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu 
Sax Rohmer

What became of the Grand Duke Stanislaus? Elopement? Suicide? Nothing of the kind. He alone was fully alive to Russia's growing peril. He alone knew the truth about Mongolia. Why was Sir Crichton Davey murdered? Because, had the work he was engaged upon ever seen the light it would have shown him to be the only living Englishman who understood the importance of the Tibetan frontiers. I say to you solemnly, Petrie, that these are but a few.  

The Jade Dragon 
Maxwell Grant

 

The Lay of the Cid 
R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon

 

The Legend Of The Bell Rock 
Captain Marryat

 

The Little Lady of Lagunitas 
Richard Henry Savage

 

The Man who fell up 
Kenneth Robeson

 

The Moneychangers 
Upton Sinclair

 

The Navajo Indians 
William M. Edwardy

 

The Ninety-Five Theses of Martin Luther 
Martin Luther

 

The Ninety-Five Theses of Martin Luther 
Martin Luther

 

The Ninth Vibration and Other Stories 
L. Adams Beck

 

The Passionate Pilgrim 
William Shakespeare

 

The Patchwork Girl of Oz 
L. Frank Baum

 

The Philosophy of Style 
Herbert Spencer

 

The Picture of Dorian Gray 
Oscar Wilde

Lord Henry elevated his eyebrows and looked at him in amazement through the thin blue wreaths of smoke that curled up in such fanciful whorls from his heavy, opium-tainted cigarette. 'Not send it anywhere? My dear fellow, why? Have you any reason? What odd chaps you painters are!  

The Potiphar Papers 
George William Curtis

 

The Principles of Psychology 
William James

 

The Secret Agent 
Joseph Conrad

 

The Secret Garden 
Frances Hodgson Burnett

 

The Story of Calico Clown 
Laura Lee Hope

 

The Story of the inexperinced Ghost 
H. G. Wells

 

The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen 
Rudolph Erich Raspe

 

The Thirty-Nine Steps 
John Buchan

 

The Three Cutters 
Captain Frederick Marryat

 

The Three Taverns 
Edwin Arlington Robinson

 

The Tin Woodman of Oz 
L. Frank Baum

 

The Treasure of Far Island 
Willa Sibert Cather

 

The Twelve Months. A New Year's Dream 
Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

The Young Fur Traders 
R.M. Ballantyne

 

Three Elephant Power and Other Stories 
Andrew Barton `Banjo' Paterson

 

Tik-Tok of Oz 
L. Frank Baum

 

To-morrow 
Joseph Conrad

 

Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers 
Victor Appleton

 

Tom Swift And His Air Glider 
Victor Appleton

 

Tom Swift and His Air Scout 
Victor Appleton

 

Tom Swift And His Electric Runabout 
Victor Appleton

 

Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice 
Victor Appleton

 

Twelve Stories and a Dream 
H. G. Wells

 

Twelve Stories and a Dream 
H. G. Wells

 

Twenty-six Men and a Girl 
Maxim Gorky

 

TWENTY-THREE TALES 
Tolstoy

 

Twenty-Two Goblins 
From Sanskrit

 

Two Penniless Princesses 
Charlotte M. Yonge

 

Two Poets 
Honore de Balzac

 

Verses 1889-1896 
Rudyard Kipling

 

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