Another version of Flying Dutchman legend. This one involved the captain's son and his never-ending quest to release his father from the God's punishment. Usual lots of pirates, treasures, adventures, shipwrecks and supernatural. Even a bit of Inquisition thrown in for good measure. But nothing to...
The Legend of the glorious adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the Land of Flanders and elsewhere. As an envisagement of the horrors of the Spanish Inquisition this very anti-Catholic book is probably without parallel.
An idiosyncratic tale dealing with a myth that is told in the most captivating fashion. With supernatural elements and mystery, the twists and turns of the plot are engrossing.
After gold becomes commonplace, crashing financial markets, Dr. Syx announces a new metal to replace it. A story of power and manipulation.
A boy is lost in a jungle and natives steel his clothes. His adventure turns to understanding and acceptance of his new companions.
J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis are but successors to William Morris. Tale of quest, adventure, magic and war set in an invented age and in the invented world of the author's own imagination. Lots of very old-fashioned archaic English.
From the author of Dracula comes this horror story of snake bites, mad birds, and criminal accusations.
This fanciful poem tells the story of two sisters as they recall memories of childhood Goblins pitching their wares at the market.
This lesser-known, 1920 novella from the author of "The Phantom of the Opera." The story, you'll find, has similar elements, but is clearly unique with shades of both The Phantom, as well as Dorian Grey.