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A Passage to India

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E. M. Forster


E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India (1924) is widely acclaimed as one of the hundred best literary works of 20th century. Time magazine rates…

The Bartlett Mystery

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Louis Tracy


This is a fast-paced mystery, set in New York City, has two or three really interesting ("round") characters, a solid plot, no che…

The Judgment of Eve

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May Sinclair


May Sinclair was a prolific author, literary critic, and feminist activist, famous in Britain and the US in the 1910’s and 20’s. The Judgmen…

Trent's Last Case (Version 2)

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Edmund Clerihew Bentley


This is one of a series of EC Bentley novels featuring the highly erudite artist qua reporter / detective, Philip Trent.In it, Trent is sent…

The Doctor's Wife

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


This is one of the Victorian “Sensationist” Mary Elizabeth Braddon's many novels (best known among them: “Lady Audley’s Secret”). It is extr…

The Incredulity of Father Brown (Version 2)

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G. K. Chesterton


These eight Father Brown mysteries depart from Chesterton’s two earlier Father Brown collections – The Innocence of Father Brown, and The Wi…

The Red House Mystery (Version 2)

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A. A. Milne


Author A. A. Milne is best known to the world as the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. Yet Milne was versatile, having written dozens of plays, h…

The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club

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Dorothy L. Sayers


The author’s fourth Lord Peter Wimsey mystery, set shortly after the Great War, begins with the discovery of old general Fentiman’s body sea…

Whose Body? (Version 2)

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Dorothy L. Sayers


Whose Body? is the first of Dorothy Sayers’s famous Lord Peter Wimsey novels, introducing that nobleman, as well as his manservant and fello…

Miss Mackenzie

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Anthony Trollope


The thirty-five year-old (hence utterly over-the-hill) Miss Margaret Mackenzie, having devoted her life to others, suddenly finds herself wi…

The Belton Estate

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Anthony Trollope


Clara Amedroz is the virtuous, intelligent, and quick-witted heroine of this novel. Like all women of her time, she has few options other th…

The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley

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Louis Tracy


At the country estate of Mortimer Fenley, artist John Trenholme works at an oil painting of Sylvia, the financier’s beautiful ward. She has …

Stories by English Authors: London

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F. Anstey, J. M. Barrie, Marie Corelli, Beatrice Harraden, Arthur Morrison, Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch and Israel Zangwill


This book collects seven short stories by some of England's best turn-of-the-(last)-century's writers. The collection begins with the humor …

The Prince and Betty (version 2)

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P. G. Wodehouse


The story moves from a royal palace in Europe to a squalid tenement in New York. The European action centers on the efforts of an uncouth mi…

The Awful German Language (version 2)

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Mark Twain


This long essay is a work of mock philology, one of several appendices to Twain’s travel novel, A Tramp Abroad. In it, Twain explains, compl…

Clouds of Witness

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Dorothy L. Sayers


While Lord Peter Wimsey is on holiday in the wilds of Corsica, his brother Gerald, Duke of Denver, is charged with the murder of their siste…

The Immortal Moment

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May Sinclair


This is one of the later works of May Sinclair – a prolific author, literary critic, and feminist activist – famous in Britain and the US af…

Unnatural Death

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Dorothy L. Sayers


This is the third book in the Lord Peter Wimsey mystery series.* As the story opens, a country doctor is telling Lord Peter Wimsey about the…

The Benson Murder Case - A Philo Vance Story

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S. S. Van Dine


The Benson Murder Case – A Philo Vance Story is the first of a series of twelve popular mysteries set in New York during the Jazz Age. S. S.…

27 - 'On My Honour, I Do Not Understand It'

In The Small House at Allington

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Anthony Trollope


Fifth novel in the Barsetshire series, The Small House at Allington is largely focused on the Small House's inhabitants, Mrs. Dale and her t…

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