22 June

The works discussed and recommended in the sixth-eleventh chapters: 'The Dark Side', 'Traveler's Tales', 'The Way We Live Now', 'Realms of Adventure', and 'Encyclopedic Visions':

John Webster (1580?-1625)
The White Devil

The Duchess of Malfi

Mary Shelley (1797-1851)
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

James Hogg (1770-1835)
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

Sheridan le Fanu (1814-1873)
Ghost Stories
(incl. 'Green Tea';
'Mr. Justice Harbottle';
'The Dead Sexton')

Uncle Silas

The House by the Churchyard*

Bram Stoker (1847-1912)

M R James (1862-1936)
Collected Ghost Stories
(incl. 'Canon Alberic's Scrap-Book';
'The Mezzotint';
'The Treasure of Abbot Thomas';
'Casting the Runes';
'A Warning to the Curious';
'Count Magnus';
'The Diary of Mr. Poynter';
'Mr. Humphreys and His Inheritance')

William Roughead (1870-1952)
Tales of the Criminous (1906-1946) 
(incl. anthologies The Evil That Men Do and
Classic Crimes)

H P Lovecraft (1890-1937)
Selected Short Stories
(incl. 'The Dunwich Horror';
The Shadow Out of Time;
'The Colour Out of Space';
'The Thing on the Doorstep';
'The Call of Cthulhu')

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

At the Mountains of Madness

'Supernatural Horror in Literature'*

The Shadow Over Innsmouth*

Thomas More (1487-1535)

Daniel Defoe (1660-1731)
A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain

Robinson Crusoe*

A Journal of the Plague Year*

Moll Flanders*

A True Relation of the Apparition of One Mrs. Veal*

Xavier de Maistre (1763-1852)
A Journey Around My Room

A Nocturnal Expedition Around My Room

Jules Verne (1828-1905)
A Journey to the Center of the Earth

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Around the World in Eighty Days

The Mysterious Island

Other Works
(incl. The Adventures of Captain Hatteras;
The Will of an Eccentric;
The Begum's Millions;
'Dr. Ox's Experiment';
Master of the World;
Robur the Conquerer;
Mathias Sandorf;
Jules Verne and Michael Verne - The Barsac Mission;
Jules Verne and Michael Verne - 'The Eternal Adam')

J K Huysmans  (1848-1907)
A Rebours


Isak Dinesen (1885-1962)
Out of Africa

Seven Gothic Tales

Other Stories
(incl. 'The Roads Around Pisa';
'The Monkey';
'Babette's Feast';
'The Deluge at Norderney')

Robert Byron (1905-1941)
The Road to Oxiana

The Station*

The Byzantine Achievement*

Petronius (first century)

Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865)

Other Works 
(incl. The Life of Charlotte Bronte;
North and South;
Mary Barton)

Ivan Goncharov (1812-1891)

José Maria Eça de Queiros (1845-1900)
The Crime of Father Amaro

Cousin Bazilio

The Maias

The Relic*

The Illustrious House of Ramires*

The Yellow Sofa*  

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Short Stories
(incl. 'Gooseberries';
'A Dreary Story';
'The Darling';
'Ward No. 6';
'The Lady With the Dog';
'The Bishop')


(incl. The Sea Gull;
The Three Sisters;
Uncle Vanya)

Jean Toomer (1894-1967)

Willa Cather (1873-1947)
Death Comes for the Archbishop

A Lost Lady

Other Books
(incl. The Professor's House;
The Song of the Lark;
My Mortal Enemy)

Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894-1961)
Death on the Installment Plan

Journey to the End of the Night

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
Their Eyes Were Watching God

Eudora Welty (1909-2001)
Collected Stories

Losing Battles*

The Optimist's Daughter*

H Rider Haggard (1856-1925)

King Soloman's Mines

Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Lost World

The Captain of the 'Polestar' and Other Stories

'Lot No. 249'*

'The Horror of the Heights'*

Brigadier Gerard stories*

Captain Sharkey stories*

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

Short Stories
(incl. 'Without Benefit of Clergy';
'The Phantom Rickshaw'; 
'The Miracle of Purun Bhagat';
'The Man Who Would Be King'; 
'Mary Postgate';
'Dayspring Mishandled';
'The Village That Voted the Earth Was Flat';
'The Finest Story in the World')

H G Wells (1866-1946)
The Time Machine

Other Works
(incl. The Island of Dr. Moreau;
The War of the Worlds;
The Invisible Man;
The First Men in the Moon;
'The Crystal Egg';
'The Truth About Pyecraft';
'Pollock and the Porroh Man';
'The Sea Raiders';
'The Plattner Story';
'The Country of the Blind')

G K Chesterton (1874-1936)
The Man Who Was Thursday

The Father Brown Mysteries
(incl. 'The Tremendous Adventures of Major Brown';
anthology The Club of Queer Trades;
'The Blue Cross';
'The Hammer of God';
'The Oracle of the Dog';
'The Sins of Prince Saradine';
'The Invisible Man')

Essays, Journalism, and Short Stories

Agatha Christie (1890-1976)
The Hercule Point Mysteries 
(incl. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd;
Murder on the Orient Express;
The A B C Murders)

The Jane Maple Mysteries 
(incl. What Mrs. Magillicuddy Shaw;
The Mirror Crack'd;
The Moving Finger)

And Then There Were None*

Dorothy L Sayers - Gaudy Night*

Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961)
The Maltese Falcon

Other Works
(incl. Red Harvest;
'The Whosis Kid')

Ovid (43 B C-A D 17)

Robert Burton (1577-1640)
The Anatomy of Melancholy

Edward Gibbon (1737-1794)
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Memoirs of My Life and Writings

J G Frazer (1854-1941)
The Golden Bough (incl. Adonis, Attis, Osiris)

H W Fowler (1858-1933)
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Ezra Pound (1885-1972)
Selected Poetry
(incl. Cathay;
Hugh Selwyn Mauberley;
Homage to Sextus Propertius;
The Cantos)

Literary Essays

The Spirit of Romance

The A B C of Reading


Andre Malraux (1901-1976)
Man's Fate

Man's Hope

The Voices of Silence

Philip K Dick (1928-1982)
The Man in the High Castle

Other Novels and Stories
(incl. Martian Time-Slip;
Dr. Bloodmoney;
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?;
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch;
A Scanner Darkley;
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said;