"They say the king's gone mad!" Blinded by grief and rage, Conan the King has let matters of state fall by the wayside as he mourns the apparent death of his son and heir, Conn. The barbarian king's erratic behavior and the void of leadership is troubling, but where some see a kingdom on the brink of chaos, others see an opportunity to seize the moment and pull the reins of power from the preoccupied monarch's hands. Dead hands, that is!
Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales" is a volume collecting ten amazing short stories, such as "Dedication," "The Captain of the Polestar," and "A Literary Mosaic."
Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "Danger! And Other Stories" is a collection of fascinating short stories like "One Crowded Hour," "A Point of View," "How It Happened," "The Prisoner's Defence," and "Three of Them."
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell was an English novelist, biographer, and short story writer. This volume contains ten short stories, including touching and emotional Lizzie Leigh - a poignant tale about illicit love. It deals with the story of a young girl Lizzie who commits a sin and has to deal with consequences. Gaskell brilliantly portraits the deep and true relations of a family.
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. Twice-Told Tales is a volume of rearranged myths in which Hawthorne uses unexpected points of view to deftly twist the themes of classic folktales. These ironic tales introduce complex, emotional topics within a familiar context. The volume contains "Wakefield", "The Hollow of the Three Hills" and other stories.
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. This volume includes a collection of entertaining short stories like "The Green Flag", "The Lord of Chateau Noir", "Craddock", and many more
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. Twice-Told Tales is a volume of rearranged myths in which Hawthorne uses unexpected points of view to deftly twist the themes of classic folktales. These ironic tales introduce complex, emotional topics within a familiar context. The volume contains "Sunday at Home", "The Gentle boy", "The Gray Champion" and other stories.
Jack London (1876 - 1916) was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. "Moon-Face'and Other Stories" is a collection that contains many wonderful stories like "The Leopard Man's Story", "Local Colour", "Amateur Night", and "The Minions of Midas"
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814 -1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. "The Watcher and Other Weird Stories" is a collection of beautifully written tales of the uncanny, including "The Watcher" itself and five other alluring, fascinating stories like "The Dream" and "A Chapter in the History of a Tyrone Family."
David Herbert Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright and literary critic, one of the key writers of the early twentieth century, most famous for his criticism of rationalism and industrialization. "A Fragment of Stained Glass and Other Stories" is a delightful collection of author's early short stories like "The Thorn in the Flesh", "Daughters of the Vicar", "The Shadow in the Rose Garden", and "Goose Fair".
The first volume of The Manara Library, the comprehensive collection of Italian comics legend Milo Manara's work, is now in paperback! Showcasing some of the art form's most beautiful comics, this premier volume includes two of Manara's seminal works: the sweeping epic Indian Summer, a collaboration with celebrated creator Hugo Pratt, and Manara's The Paper Man, both painstakingly translated by Euro comics expert Kim Thompson. Also featured is a foreword by comics luminary Frank Miller.