One of the great books of world literature–an unforgettable tale of jealousy, unrequited love, greed, and vengeance. Based on Viking Age poems and composed in thirteenth-century Iceland, The Saga of the Volsungs combines mythology, legend, and sh…Read More »
Enchanting tale of chivalry and love recounts the adventures of the most famous knight of King Arthur's Round Table. Follows Sir Launcelot of the Round Table as he rescues Queen Guinevere, fights in the tournament at Astolat, and pursues other adv…Read More »
This is the story of the different ways we looked for treasure, and I think when you have read it you will see that we were not lazy about the looking. This novel, the first in what is often called the "Bastable Saga" begins the story of these s…Read More »
Good and evil, right and wrong. Both are seen through the eyes of John Utterson, a lawyer and friend of the scientist Dr. Jekyll. After hearing the alarming account of the horrendous trampling of a small girl "like some damned juggernaut" by a vio…Read More »
The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch was written by Eleanor H. Porter under the pen name of Eleanor Stuart. Genevieve Hartley, who has been in Sunbridge, New Hampshire, for her schooling has formed a club called 'The Happy Hexagons.' The story …Read More »
An instant best-seller and hailed as a comic sensation in the satirical spirit of Gulliver's Travels and Tom Jones. The Baron's fantastically exaggerated accounts of war adventures and hunting experiences make this one of the most entertaining…Read More »
Mr. Kazallon thought that booking passage on a cargo ship from Charleston to Liverpool would be a charming way to return to his English homeland. If only he knew! A crazed sea captain, a disaster in the hold, storms, oppressive heat, sharks and st…Read More »
The story follows an unnamed narrator who visits a mental institution in southern France known for a revolutionary new method of treating mental illnesses called the "system of soothing." A companion with whom he is travelling knows Monsieur Maill…Read More »
When the tailor becomes sick and cannot finish the waistcoat for the Mayor, the mice finish it for him.
Squirrel Nutkin would rather ask an old owl riddles than gather nuts with theother squirrels. 27 illustrations to color.
This is one of three novels about Lupin written in World War 1. Lupin is a sincere hero who has failings, which ender him to the reader. This romance and adventure/thriller is by far the best of the Lupin series.
The Temptation of St. Antony is based on the story of the third-century saint who lived on an isolated mountaintop in the Egyptian desert. Saint Anthony, while living in the desert, remembers former temptations and is beset by the onslaught of phi…Read More »