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Tales of Horror

…are only some of the memorable characters and stories included in this volume, which exemplify Poe’s inventiveness and natural talent as a storyteller. Immensely popular both during and after his…

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Tales of Adventures and Medical Life

…the Sherlock Holmes canon. As well as various tales of escapades in Egypt, London and the far-flung regions of northern Scotland, he included stories which deal with a subject that,…

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Theodor Storm

…A lawyer and writer, Theodor Storm (1817–88) was the author of many poems, novellas and short stories influenced by the Romantic movement, the most famous of which are Immensee…

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Franz Kafka

…Franz Kafka (1883–1924) was one of the giants of twentieth-century German literature. His stories, such as The Metamorphosis (1915), and novels, including The Trial (1925) and The Castle (1926),…

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Adam Stower

…Jane Willis and Slam!, which he wrote and illustrated). Adam is also well-known as a black-and-white illustrator for chapter books, bringing stories to life in a few pen strokes….

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Decameron

…featuring a host of colourful characters, from lascivious clergymen and mad kings to devious lovers and false miracle-makers. Named after the Greek for “ten days”, Boccaccio’s book of stories draws…

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Death on Credit

…the teeming world of everyday Parisian tragedies, the struggle to make a living, illness, venereal disease, the sordid stories of families whose destiny is governed by their own stupidity, malice,…

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