Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
The inauspicious beginnings of Midshipman Hornblower and his spectacular rise to Lieutenant are described in this novel of adventure on the high seas
Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil
Six short stories probe the mind of man to reveal his hidden motives
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Three men discover the secrets of past civilizations during a fantastic expedition beneath the earth's surface
Collected Stories of Colette
This comprehensive collection of one hundred short stories by the French writer ranges from a short fable to a novella and includes such popular masterpieces as "Bella-Vista" and "The Tender Shoot"
One Navajo family, on a New Mexico reservation, struggles to survive in a world no longer theirs in the years just before and after World War II
Nights at the Circus
American journalist Jack Walser travels with an enchanted circus that features literate chimpanzees, tragic clowns, idealist brigands, a structuralist Siberian shaman, and a six-foot, two-inch blond aerialist who is part swan and part woman
The Living Face of Ancient Egypt
A young Egyptian boy prepares himself for his initiation into the mysteries of the Egyptian temple.
The Wrong Case
In the small Northwest town of Meriwether, onetime prosperous private investigator Milo is lured from his reveries of lost opportunities into love, dope-dealing, and murder by one Helen Duffy who asks him to find her lost brother
The Chain of Chance
When a dozen male, middle-aged tourists disappear from or are found dead in an Italian seaside resort, a former astronaut is dispatched to Italy as a private investigator and sets himself up as a decoy
1881 - 1886/Washington Square : The Portrait of a Lady the Bostonians
Tells the stories of a fortune hunter, an American heiress living in Europe, and a naive young woman torn between love and idealism.