Irish storytellers

The King of Ireland’s Son   Padraic Colum’s delightful book is a tightly-packed valise of stories, stories interrupted by stories, enclosed and bracketed by stories. We meet not only the …

M. R. James

Montague Rhodes James  (1862-1936) was indeed an antiquary.  He was a medievalist, holding a number of distinguished seats in the great Universities, at different parts of his career. However what he …

E. Nesbit

From Wikipedia; Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name …

Frank R Stockton

Best known for the short story “The Lady? or, The Tiger?” Stockton was a very prolific writer, churning out history, novels, travelogues, and humor, often incorporating all of the above …

Doctor Dolittle

  Seven delightful books out of the many that comprise the Doctor Dolittle series; all I have been able to find in the many archives online, each one re-compiled and …