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The title novella of this collection features John and Laura who are on holiday in Venice. But it is a dangerous place for them as they are being followed by two old sisters and there is a killer on the loose.
This work features stories including: "Death of an Old Man", "An African story", "A Piece of Cake", "Madame Rosette", "Katina", "Yesterday was Beautiful", "They Shall not Grow", "Beware of the Dog", "Only This", and "Someone Like You".
A collection of stories presenting a picture of apparently ordinary events and the darker causes which may underlie them - an unsettling world of deceptive appearances, of hidden traps, subtle revenge and thinly-disguised menace
We have heard about E. S. P. but the clash of a sceptical physical scientist and the psychic-sensitive admirer of his ugly daughter in Try This for Psis will exceed the most dreadful suspicions. .
Tales, Poems, and Cartoons - Hilariously Funny, Touchingly Sad, Devastatingly 'Way-out'
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Dive right into the Octopod with the Octonauts in this amazing pop-up adventure. Join Captain Barnacles and Professor Inkling in the control room as they sound the octoalert for the next rescue mission
In this collection of short stories, Will Self drags his readers into the no-fun hall of mirrors that constitutes his fictional world. This book is a nasty, heartless compendium of the muddy foreshore and the abysmal depths of the human psyche
A beautiful, horror-crazed hunchback. . . A house with devouring walls. . . A corpse which seeks gruesome revenge. . . An unsoeakable gaolero from the grim, dark past. .
Women in fox furs, not-quite travelling salesmen, the twilight zone of genteel hotels and lodging houses - these short stories are quintessential Bainbridge territory
Here is a feast of sinister, witty stories ranging from Holland Pools to New York and Tuscany. Five Jemima Shore stories include the first ever Jemima Shore mystery in which she is involved at the age of fifteen, while still at her convent school
This is a collection of real-life cat stories gathered from around the world. The tales range from the cats who have been companions of famous men and women to amazing feats of endurance and bravery.
Welcome to the Monkey House is an assortment of short stories written by Kurt Vonnegut, first published in August 1968. The stories range from war-time epics to futuristic thrillers, given with satire and Vonnegut's unique edge
Eight stories by the well-loved authoress of Rebecca which enlarge our understanding of human nature while exploring the half-forgotten wrold of childhood fantansies and the subtle dreams which condidtion all our actions.
Enjoy more Sugar, join Clara at the rat pit, and relax with Mr Bodley as he is lulled to sleep by Mrs Tremain and her girls. Find out what became of Sophie.
Magic, madam, is like wine and, if you are not used to it, it will make you drunk Faerie is never as far away as you think
The only novel by a brilliant young man who was killed in action in 1914 at the age of twenty-seven, it is a masterly exploration of the twilight world between boyhood and manhood, with its mixture of idealism, realism, and sheer caprice
Haunting Cries chronicles 11 stories of institutional child abuse in the survivors' own words. It brings the tragic tale of abuse up to date to include the publication and fall-out from the Ryan Commission Report and the Redress Board
A brother and sister confront the ghost of an unknown sibling, a time traveler tries to change the course of the Civil War, and a man is given the opportunity to create world peace, in a collection of twenty-three tales of the macabre, fantasy, and ...