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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    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. The stranger changes forever the lives of Jock, his cousin Edie, and his best friend Jim, sending the young men into the jaws of the final battle to defeat The Great Shadow that threatens to devour the whole of Europe. This is a glimpse of life at the end of the Napoleonic era, including an exciting rendition of The Battle of...read more

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    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

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    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

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    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    "This is not a children's book, as may be supposed from the title, but a collection of essays first published in The Idler magazine, in which over twenty well-known authors write with characteristic style and humour of their experiences in writing their first book... and getting it published. Authors include Jerome K. Jerome, R. L. Stevenson, Bret Harte, Rider Haggard, Rudyard Kipling, Conan Doyle and Mary Braddon. Full of charm, humour and pathos, this book is like a fireside chat with great writers of the past, as well as being a fascinating insight into the literary scene of the late 19th...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    After a number of deaths in his close family, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle turned to spiritualism in hope of finding proof of the afterlife. Being open in this way, he wanted to believe that spirits and other supernatural being including fairies were real. Because of this he believed the photographs of fairies taken by the Cottingley girls were proof of the existence of such beings. In this book he presents his stance on the issue. Eventually it was proven that the photographs were indeed a...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The people of the small town of Tamfield are not used to exciting things happening. When millionaire Raffles Haw moves to town, rumors spread like wildfire about him. The advent of Mr. Haw, however, changes the town, and particularly the lives of the McIntyre family, in ways no one could ever have...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Adventure of the Copper Beeches, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the last of the twelve collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It was first published in Strand Magazine in June 1892. Violet Hunter consults Holmes after being offered a governess job subject to a number of unusual conditions, including cutting her hair short. The wage is extremely high, £120, and she decides to accept the job, though Holmes tells her to contact him if she needs to. After a number of strange occurrences, including the discovery of a sealed-off wing of the house, she does so. Holmes discovers that someone had been kept prisoner in...read more

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    These lesser known stories were penned by Conan Doyle during the period between killing off Sherlock Holmes in 1893 and reluctantly resurrecting him some ten years later. The swashbuckling, eponymous hero, Etienne Gerard, is one of Napoleon's gallant French Hussars, who considers himself the finest of them all. Through these "Boys Own Adventures", Conan Doyle pokes gentle fun at both the French and the English. This is the second volume containing eight adventures. (Summary by...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Back in the day radio was the medium; and its message was entertainment!Whatever you craved, radio delivered. Detectives, Mysteries, Westerns, Sci-Fi, Literature.This Golden Age really was crammed full of exciting, thrilling and downright brilliant programmes.These classic radio hours serve up a wide range of genres, stars, stories, and yes, entertainment.Let's jump right...read more