Mary Shelley

'Gracefully sweeping through the dramatic life of the woman behind history’s most legendary monster, Miranda Seymour unbuttons a world of brilliant literary figures in...

Prester John by BUCHAN, John

This classic adventure novel by the author of Greenmantle and The Thirty-Nine Steps relates the first-person exploits of young David Crawfurd before the age of twenty. As a boy...

Greenmantle by BUCHAN, John

Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First...

Greenmantle By John Buchan

Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First...

Mary Shelley A Very Short Introduction

In 1816, when eighteen-year old Mary Godwin began writing Frankenstein, the idea that a woman could dream up such a tale was as far-fetched as raising a being from the dead. But...

Short Stories By Mary Shelley

The tales and stories in this collection were casually written at different periods and under different influences. As a rule, it may be said that Mary Shelley is best when most...

Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

A precursor to gothic literature and science fiction genres, Frankenstein is a novel fuming with imagination as it depicts a well known horror story. Shellys gothic fiction is...

Power-House, The by BUCHAN, John

The Power-House is a novel by John Buchan, a thriller set in London, England. It was written in 1913, when it was serialised in Blackwoods Magazine, and it was published in book...

The Thirty-nine Steps By John Buchan

The typical action hero with a stiff upper lip whose actions speak louder than his words, a mysterious American who lives in dread of being killed, an anarchist plot to...

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus by SHELLEY, Mary Wollstonecraft

A student discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates the monster Frankenstein. Rejected by society, Frankenstein vows revenge on his...

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