Camilla: A Picture of Youth by Fanny Burney

Camilla: A Picture of Youth by Fanny Burney

Camillal by Fanny Burney follows lives of a group of young people: Camilla Tyrold and her sisters, the sweet tempered Lavinia and the deformed, but ...

Tales of Dostoyevsky by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevsky is the only psychologist from whom I had something to learn', remarked Friedrich Nietzsche. 'He ranks among the most beautiful strokes of ...

A Christmas Rose and Other Stories (Christmas Books) by Bessie Hatton

It was in a desolate London lodging-house that Marietta’s courage gave way. In Italy she could live and be merry on the most frugal fare. A little ...

A Christmas Greeting (Christmas Books) by Hans Christian Andersen

An iconic collection of Christmas fairy tales from the Danish master of storytelling Hans Christian Andersen including some of his best work: The Old ...

The Peasant Marey by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevsky skilfully paints a portrait of a character who manages to recall a childhood memory from twenty years ago and by doing so he alters the ...

The Heavenly Christmas Tree by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I am a novelist, and I suppose I have made up this story. I write 'I suppose,' though I know for a fact that I have made it up, but yet I keep ...

A Christmas Dream, and How It Came True by Louisa May Alcott

'I am so tired of Christmas I wish there never would be another one!' exclaimed a discontented-looking little girl, as she sat idly watching her ...

The Water-Lily and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang

Once upon a time, in a large forest, there lived an old woman and three maidens. They were all three beautiful, but the youngest was the fairest. ...

Toads and Diamonds and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang

There was once upon a time a widow who had two daughters. The eldest was so much like her in the face and humor that whoever looked upon the daughter ...