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A Cautionary Tale

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey

Excerpts: [... Boar was what they liked to call the horned demons at the hunting lodge. That or Long Pig. No matter how many times they heard it, it always made ...... and clean the gristle from their trophy horns. Pete Winnetka told the rest how his group hadn't seen a single demon that day, but had found some ruins ...... far inside, but they didn't have to. Pete and his boys showed the others ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 70

A Dreamers Tales

  [english | 1910]  

Lord Dunsany

Summary: [A Dreamers Tales is the fifth book by Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien H. P. Lovecraft Ursula LeGuin and others. It was first published in hardcover by George Allen Sons in September 1910 and has been reprinted a number of times since. Issued by the Modern Library in a combined edition with The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories as A ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 6

A House Boat On The Styx

  [english | 1895]  

John Kendrick Bangs

Summary: [The book begins with Charon ferryman of the Styx startled--and annoyed--by the arrival of a house boat on his mystical river. At first afraid that the boat will put him out of business he later finds out that he is to be appointed the boats janitor. What follows are eleven stories set on the house boat. There is no central theme each chapter features various souls from history and mythology and ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | humorousDownloads: 10

A Kidnapped Santa Claus

  [english | 1904]  

Lyman Frank Baum

Summary: [Santa Claus lives in the Laughing Valley where stands the big rambling castle in which his toys are manufactured. His workmen selected from the ryls knooks pixies and fairies live with him and every one is as busy as can be from one years end to another. On one side is the mighty Forest of Burzee. At the other side stands the huge mountain that contains the Caves of the Daemons. And between them ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 181

A Modern Magician

  [english | 1979]  

William Olaf Stapledon

Excerpts: [... was deciding that though she was drawn to him she also disliked him. Why had she come out with him again? He was weedy and self-centered. Yet she had come. Something ...... that had been done in America with dice. You threw the dice time after time, and you willed them to settle with the two sixes uppermost. Generally ...... experiments on his own, guided by the findings of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 251

A Prisoner In Fairyland

  [english | 1913]  

Algernon Blackwood

Excerpts: [... on. His wife noticed the new enthusiasm in his manner, and was puzzled by it. Something was up, she divined. 'Do you think he'll raise your salary ...... their hands to him as the train hurried away, and the last thing he saw was the station lamp where he had lit the cigar that made three of them, himself included, ...... feet were on the cushions???disgracefully. They were talking ...]
Genres: [horror | fantasyDownloads: 218

A Strange Manuscript Found In A Copper Cylinder

  [english | 1888]  

James De Mille

Summary: [The satiric and fantastic romance is set in an imaginary semi-tropical land in Antarctica inhabited by prehistoric monsters and a cult of death-worshipers called the Kosekin.The main story of the novel is the narrative of the adventures of Adam More a British sailor shipwrecked on a homeward voyage from Tasmania. After passing through a subterranean tunnel of volcanic origin he finds himself in a ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 185

A Witch Shall Be Born

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... was spat from between the snarling red lips. She did not die! Fool! Oh, enough of this mummery! Look-and let your sight be blasted! Light ran suddenly ...... Aye, they tell the tale in the market-places, with wagging beards and rolling eyes, the pious fools! They tell how the first queen of our line ...... Salome made an impatient gesture. Enough of this farce let us on to the next ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 290

Abducted To Oz

  [english | 2003]  

Robert Evans

Summary: [This book was unreadable. The writing was poor. The storyline didnt work. I love Oz--but didnt keep this one.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 472

Aladdin And The Magic Lamp

  [english | ]  


Summary: [good]
Genres: [fantasy | young readers | short story collectionDownloads: 309

Alice Au Pays Des Merveilles

  [french | 1865]  

Lewis Carroll

Summary: [Alice au pays des merveilles est une uvre de littrature enfantine crite par Charles Lutwidge Dodgson sous le pseudonyme de Lewis Carroll. Le livre foisonne dallusions satiriques aux amis de lcrivain et aux leons que les coliers britanniques devaient mmoriser lpoque. Le pays des merveilles tel quil est dcrit dans le conte joue sans cesse avec la logique.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 457

Alices Adventures In Wonderland

  [english | 1897]  

Lewis Carroll

Summary: [Alices Adventures in Wonderland (1865) is a novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar and anthropomorphic creatures.The tale is filled with allusions to Dodgsons friends (and enemies) and to the lessons that British ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 117

All The Way To Fairyland

  [english | 1898]  

Evelyn Sharp

Excerpts: [... very far off. She was quite sure he had not been there the moment before, but, in Nonamia, there was nothing remarkable about that. The Princess wiped ...... to play with and even if your castle is the most beautiful castle in the world, it is always dull when there is no one to play with, isn't it.. I ...... to tease.. I thought Queens could always do as they like, objected Molly, ...]
Genres: [young readers | short story collection | fantasyDownloads: 260


  [english | 1939]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Summary: [Almuric by Robert E Howard. Esau Cairn a former boxer seeking exile is transported from Earth to the planet Almuric. Cairn finds human tribes in fortified towns and fights apelike humans winged demons and other monsters. By the end of the novel he and his friends from the towns Khor and Koth must capture Ugg -- citadel of the winged Yaga demons A thrilling sword-and-planet novel originally ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 234

American Fairy Tales

  [english | 1901]  

Lyman Frank Baum

Summary: [12 Fairy Tales from the author of the Wizard of Oz series of books. Inspired by Lang and the Brothers Grimm Baum sought to create an American type of fairy tales avoiding the usual violence and roman often found in these sort of stories.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 240


  [french | 1855]  

Gerard De Nerval

Summary: [Aurelia by Anne Osterlund. An impressive debut equal parts commercial appeal and literary prowess. Princess Aurelia is next in line to rule the kingdom of Tyralt but she would rather be one of the common folk free to learn and roam and . . . not marry the next tyrannical prince that comes courting. Naturally the king wants Aurelia to marry for political power. Aurelia wants to marry for love. And ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | non-fictionDownloads: 459


  [english | 2010]  

Egan Yip

Summary: [Pretty interesting. Lots of details and lots of action. Fast-paced. Very good on the kids point of view. Kinda of disapointed in the ending however it looks like it could be setting up for a sequel which I would enjoy very much!]
Genres: [fantasy | young readers | post 1930Downloads: 245

Bad Blood

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey

Summary: [The Lost Salt Gift of Blood is a collection of short stories by Canadian author Alistair MacLeod set predominantly in Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia and in Newfoundland. It was originally published in 1976. All of its stories were later republished in Island.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 428

Bad Medicine

  [english | 1997]  

Martha Wells

Summary: [Black Medicine is a collection of stories by author Arthur J. Burks. It was released in 1966 by Arkham House in an edition of 1952 copies and was the authors first book published by Arkham House. All but one of the stories had originally appeared in the magazine Weird Tales.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 495

Beauty And The Beast

  [english | ]  


Summary: [Beauty and the Beast is a traditional fairy tale. The first published version of the fairy tale was a rendition by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve published in La jeune americaine et les contes marins in 1740. The best-known written version was an abridgement of her work published in 1756 by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont in Magasin des enfants ou dialogues entre une sage gouvernante ...]
Genres: [young readers | fantasy | romanceDownloads: 103
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