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The Queen Of Spades
The Queen Of Spades Alexander Pushkin
One of the Russian master's most popular and chilling stories tells of a young card player whose obsession with winning becomes a terrible curse.
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The Yellow Book
The Yellow Book Anon
Stylish fin-de-siècle stories, poems and illustrations from the notorious magazine The Yellow Book, which scandalized the Victorians with its avant-garde decadence.
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A Nervous Breakdown
A Nervous Breakdown Anton Chekhov
From the supreme artist of the short story, three disturbing tales of supernatural hallucinations, hysterical obsession and moral decay.
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Oroonoko
Oroonoko Aphra Behn
Written by spy, traveller and pioneering female writer Aphra Benn, this story of an African prince sold into slavery is considered one of the earliest English novels.
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Lot No. 249 Arthur Conan Doyle
From the master of the detective story and creator of Sherlock Holmes, the first ever tale to feature a supernatural Egyptian mummy.
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Stancliffe's Hotel
Stancliffe's Hotel Charlotte Bronte
These witty, racy vignettes set in Charlotte Brontë's imaginary kingdom of Angria feature rakish dandies, high-society courtesans and the dashing hero Zamorna.
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The Sandman
The Sandman E. T. A. Hoffmann, E.T.A. Hoffmann
Stealer of children's eyes, the sinister Sandman is one of the most famous creations from the dark gothic imagination of German Romantic E. T. A. Hoffmann.
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Nonsense
Nonsense Edward Lear
Exuberant and ingenious, Lear's best-loved poems tell of jumblies, quangle wangles and luminous noses.
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White Nights
White Nights Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Two devastating Russian stories of solitude, unrequited love and depravity from beyond the grave.
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The Lifted Veil
The Lifted Veil George Eliot
In this chilling novella of Victorian horror, George Eliot explores clairvoyance, fate and the possibility of life after death.
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