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The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan

The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan

Among the first ‘espionage thrillers’ and an acknowledged classic ‘The Thirty-Nine Steps’ well deserves its accolades as one of the best adventure stories of all time. Leaving aside the improbable denouement, the fast paced, brilliantly conceived narrative still excites and c…

£12.99

The Power House by John Buchan

The Power House by John Buchan

John Buchan's hero Edward Leithen chances upon a worldwide plan for domination. With his own life and those of his friends depending on the outcome of his struggle he engages in combat the anarchic brain behind "The Power-House". The Author, despite being very busy in Public Service, …

£11.99

Sir Harry Hotspur by Anthony Trollope

Sir Harry Hotspur by Anthony Trollope

A man of conscience, duty and tradition, an immature, impressionable girl of supreme virtue and perhaps the greatest cad in English Literature are the chief protagonists of this tale. Tragedy falls upon the House of Humblethwaite. Sir Harry Hotspur's son dies at 21 years of age. There is no oth…

£22.99

Dr Wortle's School by Anthony Trollope

Dr Wortle's School by Anthony Trollope

Dr. Wortle's School is Trollope's most merciless attack on the false moralising and hypocrisy of the Victorian age. When Dr. Wortle, in good faith, hires a couple as teacher and matron at his school, scandal about their marriage is subsequently brought to light. Will the doctor submit to th…

£22.99

Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow by Jerome K. Jerome

Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow by Jerome K. Jerome

Over one hundred years since it was first published ‘Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow’ addresses subjects which are still relevant today – perhaps more so! Being hard up, being in the blues and being in love are just some aspects of the human condition on which Jerome K. Jerome ref…

£15.99

Erewhon by Samuel Butler

Erewhon by Samuel Butler

Not only is 'Erewhon' an adventure story but also Butler's satirical inversion of English customs and philosophy in the 19th century. The explorer Higgs discovers a well organised and civilised country - apparently idyllic. However, the body politic has two ruling obsessions, disease is…

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A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

'A Child of the Jago' is both thriller and condemnation of social conditions in the East End slums at the turn of the century. Boy hero Dicky Perrott is at heart full of humane instinct but his environment ensures his down fall. "It was my fate to encounter a place in Shoreditch where …

£17.99

Mysterious and Macabre by Various Authors

Mysterious and Macabre by Various Authors

Open a Pandora's box of scary tales guaranteed to give you a shiver down the spine. Remember, if you listen late at night, check under the bed before retiring! From the pens of various authors the stories in this collection are: 'THE MEZZOTINT' by M.R. James 'THE ALUMINIUM DAGGER…

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Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

"He was too imperious, too masterful, too much inclined to think that all things should be made to go as he would have them." Thus Trollope describes his hero Harry Heathcote, a settler and sheep farmer in the untamed bush of Australia in 1871. However, Harry has made enemies. In seeking …

£12.99

The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells

The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells

H.G. Wells' premise has been the source for many screenplays, scripts and a springboard for many fantastical ideas. However, the importance of the Invisible Man is not necessarily in the idea it proposes, it lies in the effect on mankind in the pursuit of science. Griffin's paranoia and the…

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The Semi-Detached House by Emily Eden

The Semi-Detached House by Emily Eden

The house is called "Pleasance" and is rented by two sisters, Blanche and Aileen. The story revolves around the fortunes of two neighbouring families of varied social standing. The sisters' semi-detachment is to the Hopkinsons. Whilst Blanche's husband, Arthur, is abroad on a miss…

£17.99

Trails Plowed Under by Charles M. Russell

Trails Plowed Under by Charles M. Russell

Cowpunchers, Indians and horses are the heroes and villains of these tales from the early days of Montana and Wyoming with bear and buffalo also making an appearance. The author’s philosophy on such varying topics as marriage, whisky and just staying alive will be of interest to all, cowboy f…

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Big Foot by Edgar Wallace

Big Foot by Edgar Wallace

The brutal murder of a woman in a lonely beach cottage, huge footprints found nearby, a meandering tramp singing snatches of opera in the night! Superintendent Minter - "Sooper", rattles around the countryside on his noisy motorbike and tries to find a connection. Hampered by amateur dete…

£20.99

The Monkey's Paw by W. W. Jacobs

The Monkey's Paw by W. W. Jacobs

A collection of short stories by W W Jacobs. Serpents, skinflints, skivers, suitors and sundry sailors take the foreground in these stories about the East End of London and the mythical village of Claybury at the turn of the century. Stories: The Third String, A Mixed Proposal, The Weaker Vessel, T…

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A Master of Craft by W. W. Jacobs

A Master of Craft by W. W. Jacobs

‘A Master of Craft’ was written in 1900. It was said of W.W.Jacobs that he was one of the few writers who succeeded in being deliberately humorous. In this yarn, dedicated to his wife, he tells of marital mishap and misadventure among mariners in the East End of London. Will Poppy Tyrel…

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