Ebooks May 28, 2022 2
Doyle documents the atrocities committed in the Congo Free State, the personal possession of Leopold II of Belgium. Thousands of native Africans were forced to labor on rubber plantations for the benefit of their colonial overlords.
Ebooks May 27, 2022 2
This novel is a historical adventure set during the Hundred Years' War. The story follows a young man as he leaves the shelter of an abbey in England and becomes involved with Edward, the Black Prince's campaign in Spain.
Ebooks May 26, 2022 1
A group of European tourists are enjoying their trip to Egypt in the year 1895. They are attacked and abducted by a marauding band of Dervish warriors. The novel contains a strong defence of British Imperialism and in particular the Imperial project in North Africa.
Ebooks May 26, 2022 5
Professor Challenger, his wife, journalist Malone and adventurer Roxton have gathered with oxygen canisters to watch the final hours of the world. As a poisonous miasma apparently asphyxiates the human race, Malone feverishly writes his copy. More than just SF, this is Conan Doyle's post-First World War message of...
Ebooks May 24, 2022 5
When the great wars of the Spanish Succession had been brought to an end by the Treaty of Utrecht, the vast number of privateers which had been fitted out by the contending parties found their occupation gone. Some took to the more peaceful but less lucrative ways of ordinary...
Ebooks May 23, 2022 2
Grade 7 Up-A coded warning of imminent danger sends Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to the country house of the reclusive Jack Douglas. When they arrive too late to prevent a tragic death, they must follow bewildering clues and find a murderer.
Ebooks May 23, 2022 5
The first published story involving the legendary Sherlock Holmes, arguably the world's best-known detective, and the first narrative by Holmes's Boswell,
Ebooks May 22, 2022 5
What dark deed from the past put a lifelong curse on Major Heatherstone of Cloomber Hall? The master of detective fiction and creator of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries reveals his deep fascination with spiritualism and the paranormal in this gripping tale of mystery and the supernatural, set on the...
Ebooks May 22, 2022 2
A classic of detective fiction and a forerunner of this now-ubiquitous genre. The story has everything - a beautiful damsel in distress, mysterious disappearances, a murder, a strange and lustrous pearl, a peculiar map, four desperate villains.
Ebooks May 20, 2022 4
The drama of events from the past is magnificently captured in this collection of short stories. From the last desperate moments of a stricken Carthaginian galley to mutiny on board a pirate ship,