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Book cover: The Great ShadowThe Great Shadow
by - J. W. Arrowsmith ,
Set in an English-Scottish border village during the waning days of the Napoleonic era, this adventure story introduces us to Jock Calder, whose quiet way of life is shattered when a mysterious stranger steps ashore near his home ...
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Book cover: The Doings of Raffles HawThe Doings of Raffles Haw
by - G. H. Doran ,
The story centers around a new-comer to town, his obvious riches and his desire to use his fortune for the good of the people. The provenance of the money is slowly revealed to the reader as the consequences of Haw's philanthropy develop ...
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Book cover: Beyond the CityBeyond the City
by - Street & Street ,
In Beyond the City, the desire for money and romance drives the characters beyond the typical boundaries of their middle class Victorian lives. Lust, deceit, and financial scandals rock their placid world. This is a lightweight social comedy.
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Book cover: The Disintegration MachineThe Disintegration Machine
by - Feedbooks ,
Professor Challenger is arguing with people who are calling him on the telephone when his friend Malone enters and requests Challenger accompany him to inspect the discovery of Theodore Nemor, who invented a machine capable of disintegrating objects.
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Book cover: The Tragedy of the KoroskoThe Tragedy of the Korosko
by - J. B. Lippincott company ,
A group of European tourists are enjoying their trip to Egypt in the year 1895. They are attacked and abducted by a marauding band of Dervish warriors. The novel contains a strong defence of British Imperialism and the Imperial project in Africa.
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Book cover: Sir NigelSir Nigel
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
In this epic novel squire Nigel Loring sets out to serve King Edward at the start of the Hundred Years' War. As battles wage between the French and English armies, Nigel attempts to earn his knighthood .. and to win the heart of the woman he loves.
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Book cover: Rodney StoneRodney Stone
by - ManyBooks ,
Rodney Stone is a historical novel about boxing during the Regency period, that curiously brings together Lord Nelson and the sport of boxing. Doyle had always been fond of boxing, had reveled in the history of the prize-ring ...
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Book cover: Through the Magic DoorThrough the Magic Door
by - The McClure Company ,
This work is Conan Doyle's casually eloquent tour of the cherished books on his own shelves. As the author surveys the contents of his bookroom, each book prompts an essay in appreciation, affectionate reflections both personal and literary.
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Book cover: The Crime of the CongoThe Crime of the Congo
by - Doubleday, Page & Company ,
Doyle documents the atrocities committed in the Congo Free State, the personal possession of Leopold II of Belgium. Thousands of native Africans were forced to labor on rubber plantations for the benefit of their colonial overlords.
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Book cover: The White CompanyThe White Company
by - Feedbooks ,
This novel is a historical adventure set during the Hundred Years' War. The story follows a young man as he leaves the shelter of an abbey in England and becomes involved with Edward, the Black Prince's campaign in Spain.
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Book cover: The Poison BeltThe Poison Belt
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
Professor Challenger, his wife, journalist Malone and adventurer Roxton have gathered with oxygen canisters to watch the final hours of the world. As a poisonous miasma apparently asphyxiates the human race, Malone feverishly writes his copy.
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Book cover: Dealings of Captain Sharkey and Other Tales of PiratesDealings of Captain Sharkey and Other Tales of Pirates
by - Project Gutenberg ,
When the wars of the Spanish Succession had been brought to an end, the vast number of privateers found their occupation gone. A few of the more reckless hoisted the Jolly Rodger at the mizzen, declaring a private war against the whole human race.
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Book cover: The Sign of the FourThe Sign of the Four
by - Project Gutenberg ,
A classic of detective fiction and a forerunner of this now-ubiquitous genre. The story has everything - a beautiful damsel in distress, mysterious disappearances, a murder, a strange and lustrous pearl, a peculiar map, four desperate villains, ...
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Book cover: The Valley of FearThe Valley of Fear
by - Project Gutenberg ,
Grade 7 Up-A coded warning of imminent danger sends Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to the country house of the reclusive Jack Douglas. When they arrive too late to prevent a tragic death, they must follow bewildering clues and find a murderer.
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Book cover: A Study in ScarletA Study in Scarlet
by - Project Gutenberg ,
The first published story involving the legendary Sherlock Holmes, and the first narrative by the unassuming Dr. Watson, a military surgeon. Watson needs a flat-mate and a diversion. Holmes needs a foil. And thus a great collaboration begins.
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Book cover: The Mystery of CloomberThe Mystery of Cloomber
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
What dark deed from the past put a lifelong curse on Major Heatherstone of Cloomber Hall? The master of detective fiction reveals his deep fascination with spiritualism and the paranormal in this gripping tale of mystery and the supernatural.
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Book cover: The Last Galley: Impressions and TalesThe Last Galley: Impressions and Tales
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
The drama of events from the past is captured in this collection of short stories. From the last desperate moments of a stricken Carthaginian galley to mutiny on board a pirate ship, Conan Doyle captures the excitement and color of the age.
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Book cover: The Hound of the BaskervillesThe Hound of the Baskervilles
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
World-famous Sherlock Holmes is once again called upon to put his uncanny detective techniques to work in The Hound of the Baskervilles. This mystery/horror story has become the archetype around which an entire genre has been created.
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Book cover: His Last BowHis Last Bow
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
The six stories that comprise His Last Bow seem darker and more disturbing than Conan Doyle's previous Sherlock Holmes works. Unlike earlier Sherlockian tales, five of these stories are reminiscences written after Holmes's retirement.
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Book cover: The Exploits of Brigadier GerardThe Exploits of Brigadier Gerard
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
In these pages you will find adventure, action, romance, love and self-sacrifice, hair's-breadth escape and reckless courage, gallantry, panache and a droll. You will also find yourself, in the hands of an indisputable artist.
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Book cover: The Case-Book Of Sherlock HolmesThe Case-Book Of Sherlock Holmes
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
Grappling with treachery and ingenious crimes of all kinds, Holmes' dazzling powers of logic are as sharp as ever - no case is too challenging, no mystery too dense for the immortal sleuth's logic and legendary powers of deduction.
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Book cover: Memoirs of Sherlock HolmesMemoirs of Sherlock Holmes
by - A. Burt ,
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's second story collection about the greatest detective, containing such puzzles as The Greek Interpreter, The Musgrave Ritual, Silver Blaze and The Final Adventure, the struggle between Holmes and the evil Professor Moriarty.
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Book cover: Tales of Terror and MysteryTales of Terror and Mystery
by ,
Tales of Terror and Mystery is a collection of tales that will make your spine tingle. The book is brimming with unexpected twists and surprises, it makes for compulsive reading. Doyle is the famous creator of extraordinaire detective Sherlock Holmes.
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Book cover: The Return of Sherlock HolmesThe Return of Sherlock Holmes
by - McClure, Phillips & co. ,
Three years after his apparent death, Holmes resurrectes and lets his conscience prevail over the the law. Dr. Watson and Holmes are back together after a long hiatus at the top of their form, pursuing a criminal to their own front door.
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Book cover: The Lost WorldThe Lost World
by - Hodder & Stoughton ,
Classic adventure by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which uses the written word to visualize the mysterious world of pterodactyls, plesiosaurs and iguanadons roaming the earth in the 20th century. An SF adventure into the dense jungles of South America.
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Book cover: The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by - Project Gutenberg ,
Easy-to-read Sherlock Holmes stories. Numerous mysteries are brought to the house on Baker Street where detective Sherlock Holmes resides. No case is too tricky for the world's most famous sleuth and his incredible powers of deduction.
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