One of the very first English detective fictions
A strange apparition on board a 19th century sailing vessel.
supernatural marine adventure
short marine adventure
No one knew what the picture on the wall of the Province House had once portrayed - it was so shrouded in the gloom of ages. But when the destiny of the city was at stake, a strange thing happened.
The only Walter Scott's book we like.
Doctor Frankenstein creates very ugly and consequently unhappy and dangerous monster.
one story from the fifth volume of the complete Sherlock Holmes Stories
first book of OZ