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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

3 Favorite Fables

The fables and morals of Aesop have been passed down through generations for thousands of years. Here are there of these famous stories from Aesop's Fables. The Lion and The Mouse A Lion asleep in his lair was waked up by a Mouse Read More

The Holidays by H. P. Lovecraft The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

The Holidays by H. P. Lovecraft

Going home for the holidays can be a nightmare for some, but no one could write a holiday horror story like H. P. Lovecraft. The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft includes one of the author’s chilling short stories about a man traveling Read More

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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

The Frog King

For centuries fantastical stories of witches, giants, princesses, talking animals, and magical kingdoms have been passed from generation to generation. This fairy tale from the Brother's Grimm is one you're sure to be familiar with. Read More

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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

Uncommon Fairy Tales: The Money-Pig

We're all familiar with Hans Christian Andersen's most popular fairy tales. He's the man behind "The Ugly Duckling", "The Little Mermaid", "Tumbelina", and "The Snow Queen". This story is one that you may not know. Read all about The Read More

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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

Illustrated Classics: The Raven

Fans of the author Edgar Allan Poe's dark reflections on life will get a treat as the words on the page are enhanced in Classics Reimagined, Edgar Allan Poe: Stories & Poems. David Plunkert’s vivid illustrations bring the poetry of Poe Read More

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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

Grimm’s Fairy Tales: The Little Peasant

Many of the western fairy tales that we all heard as children can be traced back to the anthology collected by the Grimm Brothers during the 19th century. Stories like "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Rapunzel" are almost universally known, Read More

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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

Annabel Lee: Poe’s Beautiful Tragedy

Maybe it would be a little on-the-nose to describe Edgar Allen Poe's poetry as "haunting." But to be fair, he defines the word as well, or better, than any writer who has ever lived. Poe's name is synonymous with dark, somber, spooky Read More

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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

Twain in a Barrel

For book collectors, authenticating a find and be a tedious, and sometimes disappointing task. The world is rife with forgeries and false alarms, so any claim of a rare find has to be thoroughly researched and investigated. But sometimes, Read More

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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

Hades: The Afterlife in Greek Mythology

When you think of Greek mythology, what comes to mind? Is it Zeus, sitting in his palace, hurling lightning bolts from Mount Olympus? Or heroes like Odysseus or Heracles, carving their legend into history through incredible deeds? Maybe Read More

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Classics, Fiction, and Poetry
Classics, Fiction, and Poetry

The Odyssey: A Crash Course in Greek Mythology

What can be said about a piece of literature that influenced Western writing for centuries? The Odyssey  by Homer is the definition of a classic. To this day, it serves as a pure, untainted example of a hero's journey, as he overcomes Read More