19th Century Fiction

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  • Cover scan of The Decadent Short Story
    The Decadent Short Story
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This wide-ranging anthology showcases the short story as the most attractive genre for British writers who experimented with decadent themes and styles. From familiar writers such as Ernest Dowson, Arthur Symons and Oscar Wilde to less well known writers such as Charles Ricketts, Victoria Cross and Ella D'Arcy, the 36 stories demonstrate ideas of class, gender, sexuality, and science as well as the gothic, social satire, symbolist fantasy, fairy tale, naturalism/realism, impressionism, erotica, and the scientific romance.
  • Cover scan of The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Melville House
    It was Sir Charles's mysterious death in the grounds of Baskerville Hall that brought Sherlock Holmes to the scene of one of his most famous and intriguing cases.
  • Cover scan of The Awakening
    The Awakening
    Kate Chopin - Paperback - Canongate
    Over one long, languid summer Edna Pontellier, fettered by marriage and mother, succumbs to Robert Lebrun's devotion. But in the thrall of this ever-strenghening desire Edna begins to realise the true extent of her psychological, social and sexual confinement and its devastating consequences for her future.
  • Cover scan of Waverley
    Waverley
    Walter Scott - Paperback - Vintage Classic
    Set against the backdrop of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, 'Waverley' tells the story of Edward Waverley, an idealistic daydreamer whose loyalty to his regiment is threatened when they are sent to the Scottish Highlands where he is drawn to Fergus Mac-Ivor and his beautiful sister, both loyal to Charles Stuart.
  • Cover scan of The Private Memoirs And Confessions Of A Justified Sinner
    The Private Memoirs And Confessions Of A Justified Sinner
    James Hogg - Paperback - Dover Publications
    The story of a young man who uses the Calvinist doctrine of predestination to rationalize and acquiesce in the devil's promptings to murder his worldly brother. The strength of the book lies in the latter part - a re-telling of the story by the villain himself.
  • Cover scan of The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Roads
    It was Sir Charles's mysterious death in the grounds of Baskerville Hall that brought Sherlock Holmes to the scene of one of his most famous and intriguing cases.
  • Cover scan of The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Pulp! The Classics
    It was Sir Charles's mysterious death in the grounds of Baskerville Hall that brought Sherlock Holmes to the scene of one of his most famous and intriguing cases.
  • Cover scan of The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Penguin
    It was Sir Charles's mysterious death in the grounds of Baskerville Hall that brought Sherlock Holmes to the scene of one of his most famous and intriguing cases.
  • Cover scan of Treasure Island
    Treasure Island: And, The Ebb-Tide
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Penguin
    Two adventure stories from the great Robert Louis Stevenson, featuring drunken pirates, treasure maps and corrupt practices.
  • Cover scan of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
    Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Penguin
    Set in a hellish, fog-bound London, the story of outwardly respectable Dr Jekyll, who unleashes his deepest cruelties and most murderous instincts when he is transformed into the sinister Edward Hyde, is a chilling exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil. This edition also includes Stevenson's chilling story 'The Bottle Imp'.

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