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autor: M.P. Shiel

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2019-11-04
The Evil That Men Do - ebook/epub
The Evil That Men Do - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

The Evil That Men Do is a classic story of horror and unbelievable cruelty by British writer Matthew Phipps Shiel. This novel of mystery about Hartwell from birth, does he inherit his fathers traits? Do great men have great sons and how much does ones own lifes experiences cause variance to this question? To the ordinary reader there will seem very little in point of morality to choose between Robert Hartwell and the villainous millionaire whom...

The Last Miracle - ebook/epub
The Last Miracle - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

This volume contains Matthew Phipps Shiels 1906 novel, The Last Miracle. It is original, nicely written, and with good character studies that is recommended for fans of supernatural and science fiction, and is a must-have for collectors of Shiels work. The Last Miracle (1906) very loose thematic sequence of apocalyptic tales concerns a plot to discredit Christianity with fake miraculous visions created by gigantic hologram-like devices and the...

The Lord of the Sea - ebook/epub
The Lord of the Sea - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

The story is of Richard Hogarth, a man of lofty spirit who on discovering a cache of giant diamonds inside a fallen meteor undertakes a bold project to re-shape the human condition on a global scale. He builds huge steel forts with his wealth, places diamonds at the cross-roads of the earths oceans to control all sea-traffic for tribute to benefit the citizens of his mammoth iron islands. The Lord of the Sea (1901) develops a network of mid-19th-century...

The Lost Viol - ebook/epub
The Lost Viol - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

Romantic mystery novel first published in New York by Clode in 1905. Matthew Phipps Shiel (18651947) was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent. Shiel was more than just a writer of sensational tales of magic and mystery. There is an undercurrent of philosophic seriousness running beneath the finely textured prose of all his fiction. Like his contemporaries George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) and H...

The Man-Stealers - ebook/epub
The Man-Stealers - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

In The Man-Stealers we have the French plot to kidnap the Duke of Wellington to avenge Napoleons imprisonment. Matthew Phipps Shiel (18651947) was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent. His legal surname remained Shiell though he adopted the shorter version as a de facto pen name. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances. His work was published as serials, novels...

The Purple Cloud - ebook/epub
The Purple Cloud - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

The Purple Cloud, The Lord of the Sea (both 1901), and The Last Miracle (1906) is a trilogy of science fiction; and at least the first two are considered early masterpieces in the genre. The Purple Cloud is widely hailed as a masterpiece of science fiction and one of the best last man novels ever written. A deadly purple vapor passes over the world and annihilates all living creatures except one man...

The Rajahs Sapphire - ebook/epub
The Rajahs Sapphire - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

The M. P. Shiels second book and first novel. The Rajahs Sapphire is a story of the final chapter in the history of a famous gem that haunts all who chance to own it. M. P. Shiel wrote twenty-five novels and dozens of short stories, most of them romantic mysteries or fast-paced adventures, several dealing with world conquest. Others are distinctly supernatural or border on science fiction. Most are interspersed with discourses on his philosophy...

The Yellow Danger - ebook/epub
The Yellow Danger - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

Not all invasion threats were purported to come from the Germans, the French or from Anarchists: in M.P. Shiels Yellow Danger it is an army of Chinese who invade Europe. In The Yellow Danger Mr. Shiel described in lurid colors the possibilities of the overwhelming of the white world by the yellow man, a possibility for the imagining of, which he claimed no originality. The Yellow Danger has been the bugbear of the Russians ever since the days of...

Shapes in the Fire. Being a Mid-Winters Nights Entertainment in Two Parts and an Interlude - ebook/epub
Shapes in the Fire. Being a Mid-Winters Nights Entertainment in Two Parts and an Interlude - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

M.P. Shiel, who wrote science fiction, mystery, and other genre fiction from the 1890s through 1930s, first established himself as a member of a Decadent movement in England. He was influenced by the Decadent movement lastingly than most of his contemporaries, in part because the tenets of Decadence resonated with his own personal history and racial views. As the movement faded, Shiel built on the underlying logic of Decadence to create adventure...

2019-11-03
Children of the Wind - ebook/epub
Children of the Wind - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

M.P. Shiel is a British writer of West Indian descent. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances, published as serials, novels, and as short stories. Children of the Wind adventure set in South Central Africa. A lost race novel. An English scientist learns that the White Queen of the Wa-Ngwanyas is his own cousin and heiress to a fortune of which she is being kept in ignorance...

Prince Zaleski - ebook/epub
Prince Zaleski - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel-20%
Ventigo Media

Prince Zaleski (1895) represents Shiels contribution to the mystery genre, and is his answer to Sherlock Holmes. This is a set of three short detective mysteries but the stories are clever and even wonderfully creepy at times which can only be solved by Prince Zaleski the worlds greatest historian! It includes the following mysteries: The Race of Orven, The Stone of the Edmundsbury Monks, The S...