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King Arthur and His Knights

by Louis Rhead & Sir James Knowles Dover Publications (March 10, 2014)

Readers of all ages will thrill to these timeless tales of chivalry and romance at the court of Camelot. Based on Thomas Malory's classic Le Morte d'Arthur and influenced by the poetry of Tennyson's Idylls of...


The Heptameron: Selected Tales

by Marguerite, Queen of Navarre, Arthur Machen & Stanley Appelbaum Dover Publications (October 04, 2012)

Ten men and women engage in a storytelling battle of the sexes that abounds in murder, adultery, remorse, and revenge, all set in 16th-century France. Translation by Arthur Machen.


The Prisoner of Zenda

by Anthony Hope Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

A fiendish plot imprisons the rightful king of Ruritania, leaving his dashing lookalike cousin to attempt to save the day. Brimming with adventure and romance, this classic delights readers of all ages.


The Octopus

by Frank Norris Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

Based on an actual bloody dispute in 1880 between wheat farmers and the Southern Pacific Railroad, this tale of greed, betrayal, and a lust for power is played out during the waning days of the western frontier....


Daughter of Earth

by Agnes Smedley Dover Publications (August 14, 2012)

Written in 1929 by a social activist, this autobiographical novel chronicles woman's escape from grinding rural poverty into a world of politics and revolution. Filled "with erotic heat which informs every page."...


Sir Nigel: A Novel of the Hundred Years' War

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Dover Publications (April 09, 2012)

In this illustrated epic of adventure and romance, squire Nigel Loring attempts to earn his knighthood during the Hundred Years War . . . and must perform three great deeds to win the heart of the woman he loves....


El Dorado: Further Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel

by Baroness Orczy Dover Publications (June 05, 2012)

A popular sequel to The Scarlet Pimpernel, this suspenseful story recounts the Pimpernel's attempts to rescue the Dauphin from imprisonment during the French Revolution. An irresistible blend of intrigue, period...


Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

by Jessie L. Weston Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

This interpretation by a distinguished scholar of one of English medieval literature's gems translates Middle English poetry into modern prose for a retelling that both preserves the spirit of the original and...


In Praise of Folly

by Desiderius Erasmus Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

Witty, influential work by one of the great Renaissance scholars satirizes the shortcomings of the upper classes and religious institutions. A clever mix of drollery and fantasy, the work endures as a classic....


The Book of Pirates

by Howard Pyle Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

Rarely have the exploits of marauding pirates and buccaneers of the Spanish Main been more vividly recounted than in the stories of author and illustrator Howard Pyle. Possessed of a unique talent for recapturing...


Micah Clarke

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Henry C. Pitz Dover Publications (November 29, 2017)

This exciting historical romance by the creator of Sherlock Holmes unfolds during the ill-fated Monmouth Rebellion of 1685, in which Protestant dissenters attempted to overthrow their Catholic monarch. Young...


Oroonoko

by Aphra Behn Dover Publications (June 15, 2017)

A landmark in the history of the novel, Oroonoko is among the earliest such works in the English language and its author, Aphra Behn, is often cited as the first professional woman writer. Originally published...


The Way We Live Now

by Anthony Trollope Dover Publications (May 22, 2017)

Inspired by the financial scandals of its era, The Way We Live Now is a portrait of a society corrupted by greed that continues to resonate with modern readers. Taking place in 1870s Victorian London, the characters...


Rob Roy

by Sir Walter Scott Dover Publications (May 24, 2017)

"When I think of Rob Roy, I am impatient with all other novels," declared Robert Louis Stevenson of this bold adventure tale and its eponymous hero, the legendary Scottish Robin Hood. Set amid the Jacobite Rebellion...


Barchester Towers

by Anthony Trollope Dover Publications (May 03, 2017)

A new bishop arrives in the fictional cathedral town of Barchester, launching a comical battle for ascendancy among the local clergymen and their dependents. Dr. Proudie, the newly appointed bishop, brings two...


The Mummy!

by Jane Webb Loudon Dover Publications (April 19, 2017)

Within a decade of the 1818 publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, another Englishwoman invented a foundational work of science fiction. Seventeen-year-old Jane Webb Loudon took up the theme of reanimation,...


The Enchanted April

by Elizabeth von Arnim Dover Publications (February 27, 2017)

Drawn by a promise of "wisteria and sunshine," four English ladies exchange their damp and dreary surroundings for a month on the Italian Riviera. They're different from each other in age and attitude, but all...