A Modern Detective

Edgar Allan Poe

In these two stories gentleman sleuth C. Auguste Dupin, the first fictional detective, investigates the death of a young girl and the grisly murders in the Rue Morgue.

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Olaudah Equiano

The searing autobiography of Olaudah Equiano - African slave, sailor and finally a free man - fuelled the eighteenth-century abolitionist movement.

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Lady Susan

Jane Austen

Glittering with Austen's subversive young imagination, this wicked early novella features a devious, adulterous anti-heroine.

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