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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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The Complete Peter Pan

…The boy who wouldn’t grow up, Peter Pan has the power of flight and lives on a magical island. But he is fascinated by Mary Darling’s bedtime stories for…

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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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The Haunted House

…gather together and relate the supernatural experiences they have had. The resulting ghost stories thrill, shock and amuse by turns. For this work, commissioned for his periodical All the Year…

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The Horror Handbook

…Axel Scheffler – Paul van Loon’s Horror Handbook is a fun and fascinating reference book for all fans of scary stories and things that go bump in the night….

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