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The Jacket (The Star Rover)

Jack London

A framing story is told in the first person by Darrell Standing, a university professor serving life imprisonment in San Quentin State Prison for murder. Prison officials try to break his spirit by means of a torture device called "the jacket," a can...

Faust: A Tragedy

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Faust, Part One takes place in multiple settings, the first of which is Heaven. The demon Mephistopheles makes a bet with God: he says that he can lure God's favourite human being (Faust), who is striving to learn everything that can be known, away f...

Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome is a 1911 book by American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. The novel was adapted into a film, Ethan Frome, in 1993. 


Bram Stoker

The work presents James Malcolm Rymer and Emily Gerard's alternative dreams about Dracula. The work also revisits Stoker's notes and Dracula's opening scene. Dracula's Guest is reviewed and ideas are expressed in the book. Also, Reviews and Reactions...

The King in Yellow

Robert William Chambers

Published in 1895, The Kind in Yellow is a short story book. Written by Robert W. Chambers, this book contains extremely interesting and bizarre stories. The book has been called "a supernatural classic" by critics and received full marks. There are...

The Masque of the Red Death

Edgar Allan Poe

       This gripping story by the unforgettable writer Edgar Allan Poe tells of Prince Prospero escaping death in the monastery and hiding inside. The reason for hiding is a deadly plague known as the Red Death. He is hiding in...

Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is an 1818 novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Frankenstein is writ...


Alice Ward

Kane is a bad-boy and a playboy - nothing more, nothing less. And, he's living for two things: baseball and gorgeous ladies. He's got 4 years to mess around and get the most out of his life because after that he'll have to take over his fam's mighty...


John Darnielle

  The international critics are calling John Darnielle the master of thrill, mystery, and suspense, and they're constantly praising his unique writing, fast-paced narrative and multi-layered, rich characters. As far as the brightest pillars o...


Robin Wasserman

On Halloween night, a highly one popular basketball player from high school disappears somewhere in the wilderness of Pennsylvania state. It was somewhere near Battle Creek. After 60 hours the dead body will be found with the gun in hand and bullet i...