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The Dark World

  [english | 1946]  

Henry Kuttner


Summary: [World War II veteran Edward Bonds recuperation from a disastrous fighter plane crash takes a distinct turn for the weird when he encounters a giant wolf a red witch and the undeniable power of the need-fire a portal to a world of magic and swordplay at once terribly new and hauntingly familiar. In the Dark World Bond opposes the machinations of the dread lord Ganelon and his terrible retinue of ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 242

The Day Boy And The Night Girl

  [english | 1882]  

George Macdonald


Summary: [Beautifully told fairy tale. It has many traditional elements - a witch an innocent persecuted girl a handsome brave young man and a curse - that reveal unusual depths as the tale unfolds resulting in an extremely engaging story. Recommended.]
Genres: [fantasy | romance | audiobookDownloads: 156

The Devil In Iron

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... the way of clothing. That he was where he was proved that he was less dully incurious than most of his people. Men seldom visited Xapur. It was uninhabited, ...... Stygia in the south and the snowy lands of the Hyperboreans in the north. His riders bore torch and sword westward into Brythunia and Ophir and Corinthia, ...... men. He is a barbarian. But to dispose of him would be to ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 24

The Domain Of Arnheim

  [english | 1846]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... right In a large round, set with the flowers of light. The flowers de luce, and the round sparks of dew. That hung upon their azure leaves did shew Like ...... one of free exercise in the open air. The health, he said, attainable by other means is scarcely worth the name. He instanced the ecstasies of ...... amount of money might have been imagined to perform any one of a thousand ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 175

The Dragon Tamers

  [english | 1899]  

Edith Nesbit


Summary: [Dragon Tamers is a novel series written by British author Emma Maree Urquhart. The Dragon Tamers series itself is a set of tales focussing on an alternative universe where Virtual Reality is finally in use for video games. When a group of young players get dragged into one of the virtual worlds they discover that the virtual realities are just as real as their own and if they die in this - far ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 175

The Element Of Fire

  [english | 1993]  

Martha Wells


Summary: [The kingdom of Ile-Rien is in peril menaced by magical threats and court intrigue. As the weak King Roland misled by treacherous companions rules the country only his ruthless mother the Dowager Queen Ravenna truly guards the safety of the realm. But now Urbain Grandier the dark master of scientific sorcery has arrived to plot against the throne and Kade bastard sister of the king has appeared ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 245

The Emerald City Of Oz

  [english | 1910]  

Lyman Frank Baum


Excerpts: [... that they could not take care of Dorothy as well as they had formerly done. Probably the little girl would also be obliged to go to work. They did ...... powerful and faithful friend refused her anything? But you must not call me 'Princess', she said for after this I shall live on the little farm ...... received a joyful welcome, although no one except Ozma knew at first that she ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 301

The Enchanted Castle

  [english | 1907]  

Edith Nesbit


Summary: [An invisible princess a magic ring and more adventures than you could dream of. This is what Gerald Kathleen and Jimmy find when they stumble upon a mysterious castle. At first it all appears to be a lark. But the children soon discover they need all their bravery and ingenuity to contend with the castles supernatural forces.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 360

The Enchanted Island

  [english | 1919]  

Fannie Louise Apjohn


Excerpts: [... Magician will no doubt came back to search the cottage I advise you to burn it up as soon as I am gone. See, you had better take the magic key too, as ...... in the kingdom. He made speeches, traveling from place to place, and told the nobles how foolish they were to be satisfied to stay in the Island ...... to the cave.. He flew around it carefully, pulling away the bushes which ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | fantasyDownloads: 74

The Enchanted Island Of Yew

  [english | 1903]  

Lyman Frank Baum


Summary: [Sesely daughter of Baron Merd of Heg and two companions are enjoying a picnic in the Forest of Lurla when they are accosted by a fairy. The fairy bored with centuries of insipid fairy life amazes the girls by pleading to be changed into a mortal. Though the girls are surprised that they might have the power to do such a thing the fairy explains how it can be done. The girls agree to transform the ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 117

The Enchanted Type Writer

  [english | 1899]  

John Kendrick Bangs


Excerpts: [... for the use here of the verb monkey, which savors of what a friend of mine calls the English slanguage, to differentiate it from what he also calls ...... Gazette, and I've come here to copy off my notes of what I see and hear, and besides all this I do type-writing for various people in Hades, and ...... of Hades has begun at last. How does society regard the affair? Variously, ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 230

The Extra Day

  [english | 1915]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [Samurai from Outer Space: Understanding Japanese Animation is a 1998 book written by Antonia Levi. The book was published in North America by Open Court Publishing Company on December 30 1998.]
Genres: [horror | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 451

The Eyes Have It

  [english | 1964]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [The Crusades Through Arab Eyes is a French-language historical essay by Lebanese author Amin Maalouf. It is a narrative retelling of primary sources drawn from various Arab chronicles that seeks to provide an Arab perspective on the Crusades.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 93

The Footfalls Within

  [english | 1931]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... to his ears. Another hour brought him even with them, and gliding along through the jungle parallel to the trail taken by the slavers, he spied upon them ...... in turn fettered together, making one long chain. Of the drivers there were fifteen Arabs and some seventy negro warriors, whose weapons and fantastic ...... half hour of rest and a little water would have revived her, but ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 254

The Forest Monster Of Oz

  [english | 2003]  

Robert Evans


Summary: [Johnson M. de V. First editions (4th ed.)]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 169

The Fox Woman

  [english | 1949]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 477

The Garden Of Survival

  [english | 1918]  

Algernon Blackwood


Excerpts: [... prodigally, crumbs from your writing-table, so to speak and you will forgive the robbery, if successful, as you will accept lie love behind the confession ...... then left me abruptly in the wrong, puzzled, foolish, angry, only to forgive me later with the most enchanting smile or word imaginable. But never once ...... half, it seemed, of pain, as she sank down into my arms and ...]
Genres: [horror | fantasyDownloads: 381

The Ghost

  [english | 1907]  

Arnold Bennett


Summary: [King Leopolds Ghost (1998) is a best-selling popular history book by Adam Hochschild that explores the exploitation of the Congo Free State by King Leopold II of Belgium between 1885 and 1908. The book aims to increase public awareness of crimes committed by European colonial rulers in Africa. It was refused by nine of the ten U.S. publishing houses to which an outline was submitted but became an ...]
Genres: [fantasy | ghost stories | romanceDownloads: 146

The Gifts Of Asti

  [english | 1948]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [Varta the last priestess of Asti lives alone with Lur a telepath of the lizardfolk in Astis isolated mountain retreat. Decadent Memphir has long since drifted away from the austere paths of Asti and now the barbarians of Klem are sacking the city and the smoke of its burning drifts up to the temple.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 162

The Gods Of Pegana

  [english | 1905]  

Lord Dunsany


Summary: [The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsanys invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegna. It was followed by a further collection Time and the Gods and by some stories in The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories .]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 397
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