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- Paperback - Virago
Robert wants nothing more than to become a serious art historian. But his hopes for an academic life are put on hold when he's driven from London to Venice to escape one lover and seek out another: the enigmatic Bulgarian refugee Lina Pancev. In Venice, Robert encounters a grand carnival of lust, lies, blackmail, cocktail parties and regicide. As he chases Lina, his heart's desire, the city itself provides a priceless education in love, art and beauty.
The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
- Paperback - Flame Tree 451
This dark psychological fantasy is more than a moral tale. It is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution and criminality and the secret lives behind Victorian propriety, to create a unique form of urban Gothic.
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
In 'Prince Otto' first published in serial form in 1885, Stevenson uses his genius for adventure and romance to explore some decidedly grown-up themes. The tiny 19th-century German state of Grünewald seems to be a principality of the world of fairy-tale. But its ruler is beset in public by the forces of modern politics, and troubled in private by an unhappy marriage. Ill-prepared to deal with either, Otto is forced to choose between them.
The Private Memoirs And Confessions Of A Justified Sinner
- 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.
The Return Of Sherlock Holmes
- Paperback - BBC Books
After his deadly plunge over Reichenbach Falls, Sherlock Holmes seemed gone forever - but, as mysteriously as he left, he returns three years later. Now, reunited with Watson, a host of thrilling new adventures through London's underworld awaits, battling thieves, kidnappers and killers alike. But Holmes is about to meet his most despised villain yet: the dastardly Charles Augustus Milverton.
The Hound Of The Baskervilles
- 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.
The Return Of Sherlock Holmes
- Paperback - William Collins
Three years have passed since Sherlock Holmes and his nemesis Moriarty vanished into the abyss of the Reichenbach falls. In that time the criminals of London have been able to sleep safe in their beds. Now, with London in great need of a protector, Holmes makes his return.
The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes
- Hardback - Atlantic
Amid the foggy streets of sinister London, Holmes and Watson once more solve the unsolvable. In 'Speckled Band', 'The Engineer's Thumb' and ten other stories, Holmes grapples with the very extremes of treachery, duplicity and murderous end.
The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard
- Paperback - Ulverscroft
From Naples to Vienna, Madrid, Lisbon and Moscow, Etienne Gerard, a dashing brigadier in Napoleon's Grand Army, recounts his exploits and adventures in the heady days of 19th century Europe.
- Paperback - Real Reads
Banished from his father's house, Frank Osbaldistone becomes involved in the conspiracy surrounding the disastrous Jacobite rising of 1715. His adventures take him across the Highland Line, where he finds cruelty and some unlikely friends.