The poet’s mystery by Antonio Fogazzaro was published in 1888 and it is set in a totally unreal Nuremberg. The novel tells of the love between a poet and a sweet and delicate English girl, Violet Yves. After a number of obstacles, they marry but Violet dies during the honeymoon. The artificiality…
A fantastic mystery novel from the prolific crime writer Edgar Wallace. Mr. Thornton Lyne, minor poet and head of Lyne's Stores, was found dead in Hyde Park, murdered undoutedly! The clues were numerous but contradictory. Wallace has the distinction of having more films adapted from his…
The classic Scottish mystery by the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
History records that on June 9, 1870, Charles Dickens died of a cerebral haemorrhage. History, however, is wrong. June 9, 1870, is the day on which Emile de la Rue murdered Charles Dickens. During a stay in Genoa in 1844-45, Charles Dickens, an accomplished…
Hushed Up! A Mystery of London, William Le Queux's classic tale of intrigue and conspiracy in one of the world's greatest cities, has been enjoyed by readers around the world for almost a century.
…A famous mystery writer, while searching through the remains of a damaged church looking for story ideas, happens upon a document that was never meant to be found or read. Any knowledge of its contents could change the terms of the treaty that ended the First World…
This book, Charles Dickens' final novel, was never completed, leaving the reader to wonder at the final fate of the characters. Edwin Drood's uncle, a choirmaster named John Jasper, falls in love with his pupil, who happens to be Drood's fiance, Rosa…
Doctor John Watson is visiting the village of St Andrews, Scotland, on a much-needed holiday. Still saddened by the loss of his good friend and companion, Sherlock Holmes, he seeks to put his life back in order. Believing that golf on the famous “Old…
Mystery in children’s literature -from the rational to the supernatural
The first book to assess critically mystery in children's literature, this collection charts a development from religious mystery through…
Table of contents
2. The Trinity of Affinity: Personality, Consciousness, and Psychotherapeutics
3. Charcot’s Axis
4. Freud’s Shibboleth: Psychoanalysis
5. The Freudians