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.
one story from the third volume of complete Sherlock Holmes Stories Sherlock Holmes-Adventures
The first book of Gulliver Travels
Roman times humoristic fantastic adventures. Very funny.
second volume of the complete Sherlock Holmes Stories
One of the very first English detective fictions
One of the funniest Mark Twain's short story.
Russian officers Zhilin and Kostilin captured by the mountain tribe during Caucasus War. This is a classical short story made very modern by the situations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Chechnya.
horror from the author of Sherlock Holmes