The Salt of the Earth

George Robert Gissing (1857-1903) was a popular English novelist and short story writer who also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. The Salt of the Earth is the...

Humplebee

George Robert Gissing (1857–1903) was a popular English novelist and short story writer who also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life.Humplebee tells the tale of a...

The Pig and Whistle

A poor schoolteacher decides to spend the summer vacation at a remote country inn, where he falls gradually in love with not only the tavern's way of life, but also the landlord's...

The House of Cobwebs

George Robert Gissing (1857-1903) was a popular English novelist and short story writer who also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life.The House of Cobwebs is the...

A Poor Gentleman

George Gissing's poignant story of the mysterious Mr. Tymperley who is known to have lived an affluent country life, but is now mysteriously inhabiting a shabby bedsit in a poor...

The Odd Women

‘What is more vulgar than the ideal of novelists? In real life, how many men and women fall in love?’ So says Rhoda Nunn, George Gissing’s formidable heroine. Through a...

Six Short Stories by George Gissing

George Robert Gissing (1857-1903) was a popular English novelist and short story writer who also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. His works often reflect the...

The Great Love Story Collection

A wonderful collection of great classic love stories for the incurable romantic in all of us. "The Scrupulous Father" by George Gissing "The Marquise" by George Sand "Her...