Tales of Terror and Mystery
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Number of pages: 180
Although Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, he also wrote many other books. These tales are not for the faint of heart. There are engrossing plot twists, surprises and captivating characters. Once begun this collection of stories cannot be put down.
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by Arthur Conan Doyle - Project Gutenberg
When the wars of the Spanish Succession had been brought to an end, the vast number of privateers found their occupation gone. A few of the more reckless hoisted the Jolly Rodger at the mizzen, declaring a private war against the whole human race.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Doubleday, Page & Company
Doyle documents the atrocities committed in the Congo Free State, the personal possession of Leopold II of Belgium. Thousands of native Africans were forced to labor on rubber plantations for the benefit of their colonial overlords.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - G. H. Doran
The story centers around a new-comer to town, his obvious riches and his desire to use his fortune for the good of the people. The provenance of the money is slowly revealed to the reader as the consequences of Haw's philanthropy develop ...
by Arthur Conan Doyle - J. B. Lippincott company
A group of European tourists are enjoying their trip to Egypt in the year 1895. They are attacked and abducted by a marauding band of Dervish warriors. The novel contains a strong defence of British Imperialism and the Imperial project in Africa.