Kenneth Elliot


White Fang (Джек Лондон)

White Fang is a novel by American author Jack London (1876–1916) – and the name of the book’s eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. First serialized in Outing magazine, it was published in 1906. The story details White Fang’s journey to domestication in Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories during the 1890s Klondike Gold [...]

The Adventure Collection. 10 Masterpieces You Have to Read Before You Die (Джек Лондон, Марк Твен, Жюль Верн, Роберт Льюис Стивенсон, Джонатан Свифт, Редьярд Киплинг, Даниэль Дефо, и др. )

“Adventure! Real-life adventures from history and fictitious adventures inspired by what could be! Journeys to captivate your mind, enthrall your spirit, and get the blood moving in your veins! This collection holds the best time-tested tales of adventure that have been read and reread by millions of readers throughout the ages. Beware! By [...]

The Conquest of Bread (Пётр Кропоткин)

The Conquest of Bread is an 1892 book by the Russian anarcho-communist Peter Kropotkin. Peter Kropotkin was born a Russian prince whose father owned 1,200 serfs. But he became a Russian activist, writer, revolutionary, scientist, economist, sociologist, historian, essayist, researcher, political scientist, biologist, geographer and philosopher. [...]

The Best of Washington Irving (Вашингтон Ирвинг)

“Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories «„Rip Van Winkle“» (1819) and «„The Legend of Sleepy Hollow“» (1820), both of which appear in his collection The Sketch Book [...]

Rip Van Winkle (Вашингтон Ирвинг)

“”«Rip Van Winkle»” is a short story by the American author Washington Irving, first published in 1819. It follows a Dutch-American villager in colonial America named Rip Van Winkle who falls asleep in the Catskill Mountains and wakes up 20 years later, having missed the American Revolution. Irving wrote it while living in [...]

The Temple (Говард Лавкрафт)

“The Temple” is a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft in 1920, and first published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales #24 in September 1925. The story is narrated as a «found manuscript» penned by Karl Heinrich, Graf von Altberg-Ehrenstein, a lieutenant-commander in the Imperial German Navy during the days of World War I. Altberg [...]

The Outsider (Говард Лавкрафт)

“The Outsider” is a short story by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written between March and August 1921, it was first published in Weird Tales, April 1926. In this work, a mysterious individual who has been living alone in a castle for as long as he can remember decides to break free in search of human contact and light. «The [...]

The Tomb (Говард Лавкрафт)

“The Tomb” is a fictional short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in June 1917 and first published in the March 1922 issue of The Vagrant. It tells the story of Jervas Dudley, who becomes obsessed with a mausoleum near his childhood home. “The Tomb” tells of Jervas Dudley, a confessed daydreamer. While still [...]

The Transition of Juan Romero (Говард Лавкрафт)

“The Transition of Juan Romero” is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written on September 16, 1919, and first published in the 1944 Arkham House volume Marginalia. The story involves a mine that uncovers a very deep chasm, too deep for any sounding lines to hit bottom. The night after the discovery of the [...]
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