Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit To Heaven

Thirty years after the his death, Capt. Stormfield is still speeding across the universe, on his way to the next life, though he doesn't know yet where or when his journey will...

The Gateway of the Monster Carnacki The Ghost-Finder

“The Gateway of the Monster” is a story featuring Thomas Carnacki, a detective who investigates cases of an occult or supernatural nature. It is one of five tales of...

Essays

Jerome K. Jerome is of course known for the hilarious adventures of "Three Men in a Boat". He also wrote many short stories and essays that have all the wit, whimsy and wisdom of...

Holy Terrors Nine Stories

Arthur Machen (1863-1947) was a Welsh author known for his works of horror and the fantastic. He is recognized as an influence on modern writers of supernatural fiction....

The Red Hand

Arthur Machen (1863-1947) was a Welsh author known for his works of horror and the fantastic. He is acknowledged as an influence on modern writers of supernatural fiction. His...

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is Joyce’s semi-autobiographical first novel. It traces the early life of Stephen Dedalus and his inner struggle with the oppression of...

The Hunting of the Snark and Phantasmagoria and Other Poems

The author of the famous Alice books also wrote many poems notably in the humorous and nonsense genres. "The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in Eight Fits)" published in 1876 and...

Body-Snatcher and Other Stories

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) is noted mainly for his novels Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Kidnapped, and for his verse, including A Child's Garden of Verses....

Avatars of Websurfer

In the 22nd Century, cyberspace has no bad AIs, only bad coders. Artificial Intelligences lead finite lives with no hope of eternity, but they strive to bring about the coming of...

Naboth's Vineyard

E.F. Benson (1867-1940) is probably best known today for his sparkling, comic “Lucia”novels. In his own day it was his ghost stories which were his most popular works....

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