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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime is a story written by Oscar Wilde. The main character, Lord Arthur Savile, is introduced by Lady Windermere to Mr Septimus R. Podgers, a chiromantist, wh ...

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The Decay of Lying

The Decay of Lying – An Observation is an essay by Oscar Wilde included in his collection of essays titled Intentions, published in 1891.  Wilde presents the essay in a Socratic di ...

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The Portrait of Mr. W. H.

The Portrait of Mr. W. H. is a story written by Oscar Wilde. The story is about an attempt to uncover the identity of Mr. W. H., the enigmatic dedicatee of Shakespeare's Sonnets. I ...

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The Soul of Man

The Soul of Man is an 1891 essay by Oscar Wilde in which he expounds a libertarian socialist worldview and a critique of charity. The writing of The Soul of Man followed Wilde's co ...

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Lady Windermere's Fan, A Play About a Good Woman is a four-act comedy by Oscar Wilde, first performed 1892 in London. The play was first published in 1893. Like many of Wilde's com ...

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De Profundis

De Profundis is a letter written from prison in 1897 by Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas, in which he recounts how he came to be in prison and charts his spiritual development.  ...

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The Picture of Dorian Grey (1891)

The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890, printed as the July 1890 issue ...

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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a classic comedy of manners in which two flippant young men, in order to impress their respected beloveds, p ...

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales

The Happy Prince and Other Tales is a collection of five stories by Oscar Wilde, dealing primarily with love and selfishness. The stories are generally sad, with a moralistic messa ...

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The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost is a short story by Oscar Wilde. A modern American family moves into an English stately home - Canterville Chase. It turns out to be a traditionally drafty an ...

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The Clockwork Man

The Clockwork Man is a science fiction novel by British author E. V. Odle.  This is the original cyborg novel. Steampunk before steampunk was cool - one of the first appearances of ...

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WE is a classic of dystopian science fiction by the Russian revolutionary Yevgeny Zamyatin. The novel is set 1,000 years after a revolution that brought the One State into power, a ...

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The Ninth Man

The Ninth Man is a science fiction novella by Mary Heaton Vorse.  In The Ninth Man, Mary Vorse gives us a compelling study of human nature and society.  A fictional town in Italy i ...

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Whom the Gods Would Slay

Whom the Gods Would Slay is a science fiction novel by Paul W. Fairman.  The ordinary woman gives birth to human offspring. But the princess Lall had ants on her planets! Lall love ...

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Deadly City

Deadly City is a science fiction novella by Paul W. Fairman.  You're all alone in a deserted city.  You walk down an empty street, yearning for the sight of one living face—one mov ...

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The Beasts in the Void

The Beasts in the Void is a short science fiction story by Paul W. Fairman.  Holloway was used to big game hunters and their expeditions to other worlds. But this trip was sheer ma ...

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Ten From Infinity

Ten From Infinity is a science fiction novel by Paul W. Fairman. There was nothing unusual about the traffic accident victim with a broken leg until intern Frank Corson found he ha ...

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Doomsday Eve

Doomsday Eve is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert Moore Williams. WERE THESE STRANGERS IMPERVIOUS TO H-BOMBS? In the midst of the war—that terrible conflict that th ...

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Gladiator is a science fiction novel by Philip Wylie. The classic inspiration for Superman! Gladiator tells the story about a scientist who invents an "alkaline free-radical" serum ...

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The Green Round

The Green Round is a horror novel by Welsh author Arthur Machen, his last full-length novel, were a man is haunted by a dwarf after visiting the "green round" on a beach. According ...

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Ben-Hur - A Tale of the Christ is a best-selling historic action and adventure novel by American author Lew Wallace.Ben-Hur is a story of two very different heroes. Judah Ben-Hur, ...

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Snowball is a science fiction novella by Poul Anderson.Simon's new source of power promised a new era for Mankind. But what happens to world economy when anyone can manufacture it ...

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The Valley of Silent Men

The Valley of Silent Men: A Story of the Three River Country is an adventure novel by American writer James Oliver Curwood.James Kent has learned that he is terminally ill with per ...

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Nomads of the North

Nomads of the North: A Story of Romance and Adventure under the Open Stars, is an adventure  novel by American writer James Oliver Curwood.An unlikely pair were Neewa, the black be ...

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The Wolf Hunters

The Wolf Hunters is an adventure novel by American writer James Oliver Curwood. Full of twists and turns, danger and suspense, we follow Roderick and his friends Wabi and Mukoki on ...