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For well over twenty-five years we have been making great literature available at a price that all can afford. It all began back in 1992 when we created the £1 classic paperback and ever since then we have stuck to one simple principle: to produce the best quality books that we can at the lowest possible price.
 
    Our collection of around 270 classic titles for adults and children still only cost £2.50, and we think the quality of our current editions is the best they have ever been. So whether you are a student or a school on a limited budget or a just a lover of great literature, then you're in the right place. So go ahead and treat yourself to a masterpiece for less than the price of a cup of coffee.

    And our Classics are only part of the story. Our World Literature series encompasses major works of philosophy, and more, from around the world, our Poetry series covers all of the major British, Irish and American writers and our Mystery & Supernatural series offers chilling ghost stories and intriguing mysteries. Add to that our bumper Special Editions and our beautiful hardback Library Collection and Collector's Editions (which make great presents) and we can truly say that with our collection of well over 400 titles we offer something for everyone.

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TALES OF UNEASE by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

In this week's blog, David Stuart Davies explores our unsettling collection of stories by the creator of Sherlock Holmes. Read the blog here

About the bookThis gripping set of tales by the master storyteller Arthur Conan Doyle is bound to thrill and unnerve you. In these twilight excursions, Doyle's vivid imagination for the strange, the grotesque and the frightening is given full rein. We move from the mysteries of Egypt and the strange powers granted by 'The Ring of Thoth' to the isolated ghostlands of the Arctic in 'The Captain of the Polestar', we encounter a monstrous creature in 'The Terror of Blue John Cap' and the beings that live above our heads in 'The Brazilian Cat' and 'The Leather Funnel'; and we shudder at the thing in the next room in 'Lot 249'.

Sit down in your uneasy chair and enjoy this unique collection of chillers...

ISBN 9781840220780 £2.99

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