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  • Cranford


    Cranford is a witty portrait of small town life in early-Victorian England.

  • Scaramouche


    A romantic tale of a young aristocrat's adventures during the French Revolution. At one point the hero joins a theater troupe to portray ''Scaramouche''.

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Headless horsemen were staples of Northern European storytelling, featuring in German, Irish (e.g. Dullahan), Scandinavian (e.g.

  • In the Penal Colony

    In the Penal Colony

    The story is set in an unnamed penal colony. Internal clues and the setting on an island suggest Octave Mirbeau's The Torture Garden as an influence.

  • The Technique of the Mystery Story

    The Technique of the Mystery Story

    Do you love mystery stories, such as the Sherlock Holmes stories and those of Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Christie? Do you ever yearn to be a good writer of mysteries?

  • The Master Criminal

    The Master Criminal

    A collection of 12 stories published serially in The Ludgate, London, Jun 1897 to May 1898, in which the criminal mastermind, Felix Gryde, conducts his nefarious criminal work -- theft, kidnapping,

  • Tom Sawyer, Detective

    Tom Sawyer, Detective

    Tom Sawyer, Detective is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), and Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894).

  • Looking Further Backward

    Looking Further Backward

    China invades the United States to restore US capitalism in the year 2020 in this dystopian 1890 sequel to Edward Bellamy's 1888 novel Looking Backward.

  • The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

    The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

    Includes the following short stories: The phantom 'rickshaw - My own true ghost story - The strange ride of Morrowbie Jukes - The man who would be king - The finest story in the world.

  • Parnassus On Wheels

    Parnassus On Wheels

    Parnassus on Wheels is Morley's first novel, about a fictional traveling book-selling business.