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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Longfellow wrote his epic poem The Song of Hiawatha in 1855. He based it on the Ojibway legends, which had been compiled by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft and his Ojibway wife Jane Schoolcraft. It tells the legend of Hiawatha and Minnehaha, his lover. more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 3.99
Set sail for nautical adventure with Jack London, the author of the action/adventure classic Call of the Wild. These stories are set on islands, ships, and the open sea, and all offer the vivid descriptions and bracing action for which London was best known. A must-read for fans of ripping sea yarns. more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Fans of folklore and local legends will delight in this charming volume from renowned writer Blanche Devereaux. Star of Mercia brings together a number of important fables and folk tales from Wales and the surrounding regions, all rendered in Devereaux's endearing and engaging storytelling style. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99
The String of Pearls is the first installment of the Sweeney Todd penny part serial. It introduces the homicidal barber who became a staple of Victorian melodrama. In his barber shop on Fleet Street, Sweeney Todd murders his clients by tipping them down a chute and cleaning them off afterward with his straight razor. The bodies are then carried through... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 18.94
When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published in 1995, Hughes's three contributions to the collective effort were nominated by most critics as outstanding. He had shown that rare translator's gift for providing not just an accurate account of the original, but one so thoroughly imbued with... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
The famed author of quintessentially American works such as The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne also wrote a series of books designed for younger readers. Tanglewood Tales is a collection of Greek myths charmingly retold for young American audiences. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Arkansas-born educator and scholar Cyrus Adler had the opportunity to spend a significant amount of time in and around Constantinople in the late nineteenth century. During his time there, he became fascinated by the rich tradition of storytelling that was carried on in the region's coffeehouses. This collection brings together a treasure trove... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The identity of the original author of this ancient Sanskrit story cycle has been lost to history, but the spooky ambiance of these tales has been rendered exquisitely in this expert translation by respected scholar of Sanskrit Arthur W. Ryder. Twenty-Two Goblins is sure to send a chill down the spine of even the most stalwart reader, and those with... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography and illustrations. This booktable of contents linked to every chapter and illustration. ************. Undine is a novel by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué concerning Undine, a water spirit who marries a Knight named Huldebrand in order to gain a soul. It is an early German... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 12.99
"It's a dangerous business, going out your front door." In the age of men, one must face myriad challenges: epic quests, imminent danger, the evil gaze of Sauron . . . okay, so maybe not. But wouldn't life's day-to-day challenges be easier if one were to take a cue from the diminutive hobbit? With The Unofficial Hobbit Handbook as your guide, you'll... more...