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The Sea Raiders
The Sea Raiders H. G. Wells
Spellbinding short stories of man-eating squid, magicians and monstrous machines, from the father of science fiction.
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Lady Susan
Lady Susan Jane Austen
Glittering with Austen's subversive young imagination, this wicked early novella features a devious, adulterous anti-heroine.
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A Hippo Banquet
A Hippo Banquet Mary Kingsley
The fearless, pioneering Victorian female explorer describes dodging elephants and fighting off a leopard with a stool in Africa.
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The Gate Of The Hundred Sorrows
The Gate Of The Hundred Sorrows Rudyard Kipling
Opium dens, curses, ghostly tombs – these sinister tales of Imperial India made Kipling's name as a writer.
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