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  • "The Turn of the Screw" by Henry James (1898)

    by Henry James

    The celebrated ghost story by the author of Washington Square and The Portrait of a Lady.
    An e-book is available for downloading below. THE TURN OF THE SCREWCONTENTS Chapter I Chapter II Chapter III Chapter IV Chapter V Chapter VI Chapter VII Chapter VIII Chapter IX Chapter X Chapter XI (...)

  • "Through the Looking-Glass" by Lewis Carroll (1871)

    by Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll’s wonderful sequel to "Alice in Wonderland" where Alice meets Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Red and Black Queens and Knights, Tiger-Lily, the Walrus and the Carpenter, the Frog and the Gnat and the Lion and the Unicorn and talking flowers and so many other aspects (...)

  • "The Marquise of O..." by Heinrich von Kleist (1808)

    by Heinrich von Kleist

    In this stark investigation of the feminine condition in a rigid society ruled by pitiless moral strictures, the young widow Marquise of O... finds herself in an unexpected condition with no idea of how or why this situation came to be, and courageously puts an ad in the local paper proposing (...)

  • "Investigations of a Dog" (1922) by Franz Kafka

    by Franz Kafka

    A solitary dog recalls the investigations he had undertaken in his youth to understand the whys and the wherefores of such questions as food, hunger, language and communication with other members of his community. In the course of his investigations he had encountered strange and quasi-mystical (...)