Arthur Conan Doyle

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    Through the Magic Door

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    "Through the Magic Door" is an essay by Arthur Conan Doyle: his subject is the charisma and charm of books. Doyle invites readers to enjoy the greatest minds of all times through what they have left behind and argues that, when we read, the selfishness and hopelessness of the world can be left behind.

    Tales of Terror and Mystery

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Tales of Terror and Mystery is a collection of Arthur Conan Doyle stories including: Tales of Terror: "The Horror of the Heights", "The Leather Funnel", "The New Catacomb", "The Case of Lady Sannox", "The Terror of Blue John Gap", "The Brazilian Cat". Tales of Mystery: "The Lost Special", "The Beetle-Hunter", "The Man with the Watches", "The Japanned Box", "The Black Doctor", "The Jew's Breastplate".

    Sir Nigel

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sir Nigel is a historical novel set during the Hundred Years' War, by the British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Written in 1906, it describes the early life of that book's hero Sir Nigel Loring in the service of King Edward III at the start of the Hundred Years' War.

    Round The Red Lamp

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    "Round the Red Lamp" features realistic stories and episodes of medical life, sketches of old-fashioned doctors, medical students and their pranks.

    Rodney Stone

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    As well as penning some of the most popular detective fiction, Conan Doyle also wrote thrilling adventure stories. 'Rodney Stone' is a combination of both. Nelson, Beau Brummell, Fox and King George III himself appear in a tale at the heart of which is, as one character says, "a pretty conspiracy – a criminal, an actress and a prize-fighter, all playing their parts".

    The Refugees

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Refugees is a historical novel, centring on the fate of the Huguenots during the reign of Louis XIV and the revoking of the Edict of Nantes.

    The Last Galley. Impressions And Tales

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    This volume collects a wide array of the author's short works of fiction, spanning virtually every literary genre. Detective stories are featured, but genres such as historical fiction, romance, and even nautical adventure are represented, as well. The Last Galley is an engrossing grab-bag of tales from the pen of one of the greatest nineteenth-century writers.

    The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    A book of historical fiction representing Conan Doyle's ability to make the long-gone past come alive.

    The Lost World

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Irish athletic reporter Malone narrates tale of bold squat quarrelsome Professor Challenger seeking remote Amazonian plateau where “the ordinary laws of Nature are suspended” with prehistoric creatures and ape-men. Other armed British whites are spare skeptic Professor Summerlee, and ginger dead-shot Lord John, supported by colored bearers.

    The Mystery of Cloomber

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    This novel is narrated by John Fothergill West, who tries to discover why the tenant of Cloomber Hall, General Heatherstone, is nervous to the point of being paranoid. Why are his fears becoming stronger every year at the fifth of October? And why doesn't he let his children leave home? This is a great mystery novel with a sharp twist at the end.