The First Men in the Moon

One would think that after the momentous events of 1969 H.G Wells’ science fiction adventure “The First Men in The Moon” would have lost any fascination for the modern...

The Sign of Four

Sherlock Holmes makes his second literary appearence in this thrilling novella by Conan Doyle. In addition to a gripping tale of murder, lost treasure and revenge the author...

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Books often suffer when over taken by the notoriety of the adaptations which they inspire. This was never truer than of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and...

The Wind in the Willows

Although accepted to be a classic of children's literature, Kenneth Grahame's tale of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad is layered with the universal themes of nature, longing,...

Tales from Shakespeare

The famous and thrilling stories of William Shakespeare's plays are lovingly retold in equally poetic language by Charles and Mary Lamb. First published in 1807 and intended as an...

The 39 Steps

John Buchan himself stated that he set out to write a book in the style of the ubiquitous American “Dime Novel”. What he actually succeeded in creating was a relatively unique...

The Invisible Man A Grotesque Romance

What would it be really like to have the power of invisibility? What could be achieved for good or ill by becoming the first unseen human being? H.G Wells plays out these...

The Pilgrim's Progress

John Bunyan's classic allegory of the Christian journey of pilgrimage has never lost its power to teach the important truths of Faith. We may prefer our allegories to be a little...

The Happy Prince & Other Stories

It is all to easy to be familiar with Oscar Wilde the aesthete. The limpid sophisticate ever ready with a witty epigram designed to both shock and stimulate.However, here in this...

The Jungle Book

To return to the Jungle Book in its literary form after encountering it in the popular culture of the last 50 years is to be bathed in the fresh, cold, bracing water of a jungle...

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