Favorite Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486113760
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Thrilling crime-solving exploits of Holmes and Dr. Watson in a collection of adventure classics: "The Red-Headed League," "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Final Problem," and 5 others.

Tales Of Horror And Suspense

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486428444
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Eight ingenious, gripping tales by the master of suspense and creator of the American Gothic horror story: "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "William Wilson," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Gold-Bug," "The Purloined Letter, and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue." Classic, spine-tingling tales for ghost story enthusiasts.

Mysteries Of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307789047
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What is the secret of a goose that swallowed a priceless blue gem? How is a woman killed when she is alone in a locked room? Why does a mysterious club only include people with red hair? These puzzles are all solved by the greatest detective the world has ever known in Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes. Adapted from three of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tales of suspense ( The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, and The Red Headed League) these thrilling mysteries are made accessible to young readers in this fabulous easy to read edition. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Ten Tales From Shakespeare

Author: Charles Lamb
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486114384
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Prose retellings of The Tempest; A Midsummer Night's Dream; As You Like It; The Merchant of Venice; King Lear; Macbeth; The Taming of the Shrew; Romeo and Juliet; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; and Othello.

Murder On The Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061753823
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THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIME—NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH AND PRODUCED BY RIDLEY SCOTT! “The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .” Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer. Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again. “What more . . . can a mystery addict desire?”—New York Times

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea

Author: Jules Verne
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An adaptation of the nineteenth-century science fiction tale of an electric submarine, its eccentric captain, and the undersea world, which anticipated many of the scientific achievements of the twentieth century.

Freedom And Necessity

Author: Steven Brust
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780765316806
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Staying just one step ahead of the government factions and magical family conspiracy that want him dead, James Cobham embarks on an adventure that takes him into every corner of mid-nineteenth-century English society. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

King Arthur

Author: Andrew Lang
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486421803
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A facsimile of the edition prepared by Andrew Lang in the early 1900s about King Arthur, his heroic knights, and romantic residents of Camelot.

The House Of Silk

Author: Anthony Horowitz
Publisher: Mulholland Books
ISBN: 0316196983
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For the first time in its one-hundred-and-twenty-five-year history, the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate has authorized a new Sherlock Holmes novel. Once again, THE GAME'S AFOOT... London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine art dealer named Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson to beg for their help. He is being menaced by a strange man in a flat cap - a wanted criminal who seems to have followed him all the way from America. In the days that follow, his home is robbed, his family is threatened. And then the first murder takes place. Almost unwillingly, Holmes and Watson find themselves being drawn ever deeper into an international conspiracy connected to the teeming criminal underworld of Boston, the gaslit streets of London, opium dens and much, much more. And as they dig, they begin to hear the whispered phrase-the House of Silk-a mysterious entity that connects the highest levels of government to the deepest depths of criminality. Holmes begins to fear that he has uncovered a conspiracy that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of society. The Arthur Conan Doyle Estate chose the celebrated, #1 New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz to write The House of Silk because of his proven ability to tell a transfixing story and for his passion for all things Holmes. Destined to become an instant classic, The House of Silk brings Sherlock Holmes back with all the nuance, pacing, and almost superhuman powers of analysis and deduction that made him the world's greatest detective, in a case depicting events too shocking, too monstrous to ever appear in print...until now.

The Fables Of Aesop

Author: Joseph Jacobs
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486418599
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An illustrated collection of more than eighty fables from Aesop.