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By: Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951)

Book cover The Promise of Air
Book cover The Extra Day
Book cover Willows (version 2)

"The Willows" is one of Algernon Blackwood's best known creepy stories. American horror author H.P. Lovecraft considered it to be the finest supernatural tale in English literature. He wrote in his treatise "Supernatural Horror in Literature", "Here art and restraint in narrative reach their very highest development, and an impression of lasting poignancy is produced without a single strained passage or a single false note." "The Willows" is an example of early modern horror and is connected within the literary tradition of weird fiction.

Book cover Man Who Found Out (A Nightmare)

A researcher goes on an expedition to find "The Tablets of the Gods" which have plagued his dreams since his boyhood. He finds them, and the horrible truth of humanity's true purpose in the universe. This story, The Man Who Found Out" is an example to me of pure cosmic horror in that the horror comes totally from knowledge which is (in-story) so terrible that it forever blights the minds of anyone who discovers it. Two highly intelligent and well informed men, Professor Ebor and then Dr. Laidlaw,...

By: Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)

Book cover Poems & Ballads (First Series)
Book cover A Study of Shakespeare
William Blake A Critical Essay by Algernon Charles Swinburne William Blake A Critical Essay
Book cover The Age of Shakespeare
Book cover A Dark Month From Swinburne's Collected Poetical Works Vol. V
Book cover Atalanta in Calydon
Book cover The Tale of Balen
Book cover Astrophel and Other Poems Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne, Vol. VI
Book cover Songs Before Sunrise
Book cover Rosamund, queen of the Lombards, a tragedy
Book cover Century of Roundels

A roundel (not to be confused with the rondel) is a form of verse used in English language poetry devised by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909). It is a variation of the French rondeau form. It makes use of refrains, repeated according to a certain stylized pattern. A roundel consists of nine lines each having the same number of syllables, plus a refrain after the third line and after the last line. The refrain must be identical with the beginning of the first line: it may be a half-line, and rhymes with the second line...

Book cover Studies in Song, A Century of Roundels, Sonnets on English Dramatic Poets, The Heptalogia, Etc. From Swinburne's Poems Volume V.
Book cover Sonnets, and Sonnets on English Dramatic Poets (1590-1650) Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne, Vol V.
Book cover A Midsummer Holiday and Other Poems
Book cover The Heptalogia
Book cover Songs of the Springtides and Birthday Ode Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne—Vol. III
Book cover Chastelard, a tragedy
Book cover The Duke of Gandia
Book cover Studies in Song
Book cover Locrine: a tragedy
Book cover Erechtheus A Tragedy (New Edition)
Book cover Two Nations

By: Algis Budrys (1931-2008)

Book cover Citadel
Book cover The Stoker and the Stars
Book cover The Barbarians
Riya's Foundling by Algis Budrys Riya's Foundling

By: Algot Lange (1884-)

Book cover In the Amazon Jungle Adventures in Remote Parts of the Upper Amazon River, Including a Sojourn Among Cannibal Indians

By: Alice Ames Winter (1865-1944)

Book cover Jewel Weed

By: Alice B. Emerson

Book cover Betty Gordon at Boarding School The Treasure of Indian Chasm
Book cover Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies Or, The Missing Pearl Necklace
Book cover Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill

Brave, adventurous and loyal, recently-orphaned Ruth Fielding is sent to live with her estranged Uncle Jabez at the Red Mill in Cheslow, New York. A new town means making new friends, and the teenage Ruth quickly befriends the children of a wealthy merchant. But as the relationship between her and her uncle becomes strained and she attempts to become friends with a very disagreeable girl, will Ruth's cheery disposition be enough to get her through?This is the first of the Ruth Fielding series, with follows Ruth and her friends from adolescence into early adulthood.

Book cover Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp
Book cover Ruth Fielding in Moving Pictures Or, Helping the Dormitory Fund
Book cover Ruth Fielding at the War Front or, The Hunt for the Lost Soldier
Book cover Ruth Fielding at Snow Camp Or, Lost in the Backwoods
Book cover Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil The Farm That Was Worth a Fortune
Book cover Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island Or, The Old Hunter's Treasure Box
Book cover Ruth Fielding At College or The Missing Examination Papers
Book cover Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall

In this, the second book of the Ruth Fielding series, Ruth goes to boarding school with her best friend Helen. When they get there, Ruth starts her own sorority called the SweetBriars for the new girls. Her sweet group of girls conflicts with the two other sororities the Upedes and the Fussy Curls. In the midst of settling in to the new place, there is a campus rumor about a legend of the marble harp playing ominously at night. But when the French teacher is in a fright, will Ruth be able to solve this mystery?The Ruth Fielding series has influenced several other major series that came later, including Nancy Drew, the Dana Girls, and Beverly Gray.

Book cover Ruth Fielding Down East Or, The Hermit of Beach Plum Point
Book cover Ruth Fielding in the Great Northwest Or, The Indian Girl Star of the Movies
Book cover Ruth Fielding Homeward Bound A Red Cross Worker's Ocean Perils
Book cover Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch Schoolgirls Among Cowboys
Book cover Betty Gordon in Washington
Book cover Ruth Fielding At Sunrise Farm What Became of the Raby Orphans
Book cover Ruth Fielding Down in Dixie Great Times in the Land of Cotton
Book cover Ruth Fielding at Lighthouse Point Nita, the Girl Castaway
Book cover Ruth Fielding In the Saddle College Girls in the Land of Gold
Book cover Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence The Queer Old Man of the Thousand Islands
Book cover Ruth Fielding In the Red Cross Doing Her Best For Uncle Sam

By: Alice B. Van Doren

Book cover Lighted to Lighten: the Hope of India

By: Alice Bacon (1858-1918)

Japanese Girls and Women by Alice Bacon Japanese Girls and Women

A clear and delightful peek into the world of Japanese girls and women of the late 1800s: their childhood, education, marriage and intimate family life. And it is done by someone who admires the immense resources, abilities and strength shown by all of these girls and women. The intricate customs that bind the society together and must be learned by every girl, such as the annual Doll ceremony are explained as well as the difficult life of a Japanese wife of this period. Life among the nobles and upper class in the courts and castles, something long hidden away, is explored...

By: Alice Birkhead

Book cover Heroes of Modern Europe

By: Alice Bradley

Book cover For Luncheon and Supper Guests

By: Alice Brown (1857-1948)

Book cover Country Neighbors
Book cover Tiverton Tales

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