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Alice's Adventures Under Ground
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  • Fantasy
  • 1864
  • Autor: Lewis Carroll
Numerous generations of readers read and re-read Lewis Carroll's tale of a little girl who, through a rabbit hole, enters a fairy-tale world full of charming creatures. And it all began on a July afternoon in Oxford in 1862, when Charles Dodgson, a teacher of mathematics, went on a boat trip with the daughters of his college dean. To entertain the girls, he began to tell them the story of Alice, an inquisitive girl who fell into a wonderful country. The children were fascinated, and the youngest, Alice, asked Charles to write down a fairy tale for her, which he did....
Number of pages: ~ 74 pages
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by Kurt Vonnegut
The Big Trip Up Yonder
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  • Fiction
  • 1954
  • Autor: Kurt Vonnegut
After the invention of the cure for death, mankind faces a new problem: how to squeeze out these harmful old people, home tyrants who manipulate others by constantly copying the will....
Number of pages: ~ 11 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.1 out of 5

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • Сlassic
  • 1886
  • Autor: Robert Louis Stevenson
The strange and mysterious story of the mysterious Henry Jekyll infused the inexplicable horror of the unaccountable. Thus, a conscientious, respected person, with an even, calm character, can be associated with this vicious person, Edward Hyde, committing atrocious acts? Why such strange conditions in the will of the doctor? Does it constantly disappear without a trace? Intricate incidents in which these two faces are depicted end tragically ... And only the diary of the deceased, replete with terrible details, clarifies the picture of the events....
Number of pages: ~ 38 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4 out of 5

by Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
The Game of Rat and Dragon
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  • Fiction
  • 1955
  • Autor: Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
This is a very peculiar story about the horrors of interstellar flights: outer space with its impenetrable darkness is a true abode of nightmares. Monsters living in interstellar space are incomprehensible. Telepathic humans perceive them as dragons; and the People’s Partners — the great warrior cats — Captain Woof and Lady May — like giant rats. Light is the doom of these monsters. Going beyond the salvific sunlight, people doom themselves to death or insanity. Thus, interstellar flights turn into an eternal battle for survival....
Number of pages: ~ 19 pages
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by Philip K. Dick
Beyond Lies the Wub
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  • Fiction
  • 1952
  • Autor: Philip K. Dick
Lacking food and provisions, a team of earthlings takes from Mars a large batch of animals. Among them there is an animal, nicknamed the local natives Wub. Wub is a bit like a pig, and the captain of the ship Franco suggests immediately tasting the meat of this beast. But the fact is that the Wub itself doesn’t really want to be eaten, which Franco reports right there ......
Number of pages: ~ 11 pages
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by Collins, A. Frederick
The Radio Amateur's Hand Book
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  • Science
  • 1923
  • Autor: Collins, A. Frederick
The Radio Amateur Handbook is a complete, authentic and informative work by A. (Archie) Frederick Collins on wireless telegraphy and telephony....
Number of pages: ~ 127 pages
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by Henry Ernest Dudeney
Amusements in Mathematics
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  • Science
  • 1917
  • Autor: Henry Ernest Dudeney
Entertaining mathematics is one of the most beloved by readers of the genres of popular literature. Solving its non-standard peculiar tasks, people experience the joy of joining creative thinking, intuitively feel the beauty and greatness of mathematics, they realize the absurdity of the widespread, but nevertheless deeply erroneous idea of ​​it as something dull and frozen (“Is it in mathematics isn't everything open yet? ”), they begin to understand why mathematicians, speaking about their science, often resort to aesthetic categories (“ elegant result ”,“ beautiful proof ”). At the same...
Number of pages: ~ 296 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3.5

by Margery Williams Bianco
The Velveteen Rabbit
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Every toy dreams of becoming real. But this does not happen by magic. If you want to become real, you need to be truly loved. This is where the magic begins ......
Number of pages: ~ 16 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6

by George H. Smith
The Last Days of L.A.
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Murder on a small scale may be illegal and unpleasant, but mass murder can be the most exhilarating thing in the world!...
Number of pages: ~ 26 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.2/5

by James Peller Malcolm
The Art of Caricaturing
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  • Сlassic
  • 1813
  • Autor: James Peller Malcolm
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally...
Number of pages: ~ 234 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.2/5