FOUR PENNY DREADFUL CLASSICS REMASTERED FOR THE KINDLE The Picture of Dorian Gray, Vileroy or The Horrors of Zindorf Castle, Jack Harkaway and His Son s Adventures in Australia, and Dracula s Guest The Picture of Dorian Gray Oh, if it were only the other way If the picture could change, and I could be always what I am now The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott s Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890, printed as the July 1890 issue The magazine s editors feared the story was indecent as submitted, so they censored roughly 500 words, without Wilde s knowledge, before publication But even with that, the story was still greeted with outrage by British reviewers, some of whom suggested that Wilde should be prosecuted on moral grounds, leading Wilde to defend the novel aggressively in letters to the British press Today, Wilde s fin de si cle novella is considered a classic It is presented here with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, Wilde s one time friend with whom he fell out over Salome The illustrations include a caricature of Wilde by Beardsley as well as a high definition copy of the original Lipincott s Magazine cover from July, 1890 Vileroy or The Horrors of Zindorf Castle This epic, gripping thriller from Thomas Peckett Prest, the creator of Sweeney Todd is available in a beautifully formatted e book for the very first time Zindorff was a wildly popular serial in the 1850s, outselling works by Dickens and Thackeray, but has now largely been forgotten All the tropes of the early penny dreadful are here a quintessential Gothic romance, replete with incidents of physical and psychological terror remote, crumbling castles seemingly supernatural events a brooding, scheming villain and a persecuted heroine Jack Harkaway and his Son s Adventures in Australia For a regular thriller commend me to Jack Harkaway Horatio Alger Jack Harkaway first appeared in the penny magazine Boys of England in 1871 and was an instant hit The Harkaway titles which came out in penny parts as well as magazines were pirated in America and by 1872 the character created by writer Bracebridge Hemyng had become a household name around the world Young men loved reading about globe trotting adventurer Jack Harkaway s shenanigans in stories like Jack Harkaway Afloat and Ashore, Jack Harkaway in America and Cuba, Jack Harkaway at Oxford and Jack Harkaway s Adventures in China There were fifteen stories in all and for a decade the world was enthralled Now largely forgotten and long since out of print, the Penny Dreadful Series is introducing Jack Harkaway and his son to a new generation of readers Here in e book format for the first time is Jack s 13th adventure, Jack Harkaway and his Son s Adventures in Australia Dracula s Guest This short story by Bram Stoker, the creator of Dracula, was published posthumously by Stoker s widow in 1914, two year s after the author s death and is a must read for any vampire aficionado Over 50 stunning period illustrations reformatted for the Kindle Fully annotated with original essays What is a Penny Dreadful and Who wrote Vileroy Three Penny Dreadful classics and the Bram Stoker short story for one unbeatable low price Individual, active Table of Contents for each book accessible from the Kindle go to feature Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Kindle s Text to Speech features. Best Read [ Penny Dreadful Multipack Vol. 2 (Illustrated. Annotated. 'The Picture of Dorian Gray,' 'Vileroy or The Horrors of Zindorf Castle,' 'Jack Harkaway in Australia,' ... Guest' + Bonus Features) (Penny Dreadfuls) ] Author [ Oscar Wilde ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
Oscar Fingal O Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, and author of numerous short stories, and one novel Known for his biting wit, and a plentitude of aphorisms, he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era in London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day Several of his plays continue to be widely performed, especially The Importance of Being Earnest As the result of a widely covered series of trials, Wilde suffered a dramatic downfall and was imprisoned for two years hard labour after being convicted of gross indecency with other men After Wilde was released from prison he set sail for Dieppe by the night ferry He never returned to Ireland or Britain, and died in poverty.
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- Penny Dreadful Multipack Vol. 2 (Illustrated. Annotated. 'The Picture of Dorian Gray,' 'Vileroy or The Horrors of Zindorf Castle,' 'Jack Harkaway in Australia,' ... Guest' + Bonus Features) (Penny Dreadfuls)
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