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Circé’s Island

by Eden Phillpotts

He is not dead; but there are worse things than death... When his father goes missing on the mystical isle of Aea, Amphion knows something must be done. Convinced that the island's mistress-the vindictive and temperamental goddess Circé-will spare his father's life, Amphion sets off on a bold rescue mission. Accompanied only by his wise pet snake-dragon Simo, the young man insists he and his father will be able to outwit the enchantress. But only Circé of the Braided Hair knows what awaits them in her private island menagerie... "The book should be perused on a lazy summer day, preferably...on the shores of some sunny lake, or at least, if this is all that is available, in a hammock slung in some retired spot."-The Saturday Review, 1926 Eden Phillpotts was born in India in 1862, but hailed from the United Kingdom from his early childhood forward. Known as a prolific young adult and mystery novelist, he penned about 250 works in his lifetime, including The Farmer's Wife, a comic play which Alfred Hitchcock later directed as a silent film. Later in his career, he explored his modern philosophy in a wealth of fantasy and early science-fiction novels.

Circé's Island

by Eden Phillpotts

He is not dead; but there are worse things than death... When his father goes missing on the mystical isle of Aea, Amphion knows something must be done. Convinced that the island's mistress--the vindictive and temperamental goddess Circé--will spare his father's life, Amphion sets off on a bold rescue mission. Accompanied only by his wise pet snake-dragon Simo, the young man insists he and his father will be able to outwit the enchantress.

The Fall of the House of Heron

by Eden Phillpotts

An Amoral Mad Scientist and His Quest for Scientific Justice Dr. Faraday Heron: brilliant academic, nuclear research pioneer, loner, envious younger son . . . murderer. He may have grown up in his brother's shadow, but Faraday won't let anything stand in the way of his research. Given the choice between funding for his work and a clean, honest life, he kills without compunction-but with explosive consequences. An investigation into the balance between human rights and science, this novel follows the disintegration of a family and a legacy as the ends fail to justify the means.

The Fall of the House of Heron

by Eden Phillpotts

An Amoral Mad Scientist and His Quest for Scientific Justice Dr. Faraday Heron: brilliant academic, nuclear research pioneer, loner, envious younger son . . . murderer. He may have grown up in his brother's shadow, but Faraday won't let anything stand in the way of his research. Given the choice between funding for his work and a clean, honest life, he kills without compunction#151;but with explosive consequences. An investigation into the balance between human rights and science, this novel follows the disintegration of a family and a legacy as the ends fail to justify the means.

The Girl and the Faun

by Eden Phillpotts

In the first days of spring in ancient Greece, the faun Coix falls for the most terribly beautiful creature he's ever beheld: the shepherd's daughter Iole. Despite Coix's best efforts, she chooses a mere human over him. Heartbroken and determined to win her back, Coix begs the god Pan to change him into a human so he can love Iole as she wants to be loved. But when he gets his wish, Coix awakens without his memory-and without Iole. Eden Phillpotts's classical fantasy will whisk you away to a world where shepherdesses are fair, gods wax philosophical, and where a lesson is always learned in the nick of time. "[From this book's paradise, the writer] can lay on his back, weave dreams of fancy, and watch with a gentle irony the metamorphoses of gods and men."-The Saturday Review, 1926 Eden Phillpotts was born in India in 1862, but hailed from the United Kingdom from his early childhood forward. Known as a prolific young adult and mystery novelist, he penned about 250 works in his lifetime, including The Farmer's Wife, a comic play which Alfred Hitchcock later directed as a silent film. Later in his career, he explored his modern philosophy in a wealth of fantasy and early science-fiction novels.

The Girl and the Faun

by Eden Phillpotts

In the first days of spring in ancient Greece, the faun Coix falls for the most terribly beautiful creature he's ever beheld: the shepherd's daughter Iole. Despite Coix's best efforts, she chooses a mere human over him. Heartbroken and determined to win her back, Coix begs the god Pan to change him into a human so he can love Iole as she wants to be loved. But when he gets his wish, Coix awakens without his memory#151;and without Iole. Eden Phillpotts's classical fantasy will whisk you away to a world where shepherdesses are fair, gods wax philosophical, and where a lesson is always learned in the nick of time. "[From this book's paradise, the writer] can lay on his back, weave dreams of fancy, and watch with a gentle irony the metamorphoses of gods and men. " #151;The Saturday Review, 1926 Eden Phillpotts was born in India in 1862, but hailed from the United Kingdom from his early childhood forward. Known as a prolific young adult and mystery novelist, he penned about 250 works in his lifetime, including The Farmer's Wife, a comic play which Alfred Hitchcock later directed as a silent film. Later in his career, he explored his modern philosophy in a wealth of fantasy and early science-fiction novels.

Pan and the Twins

by Eden Phillpotts

"The satire is so gentle, the philosophy so devoid of bitterness, the whole story so charmingly poetical, that it is a joy to read it."-The Literary Digest, 1922 "It is a good deal more than classical; it is human through and through."-The Outlook, 1922

Pan and the Twins

by Eden Phillpotts

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

Saurus

by Eden Phillpotts

A Cornerstone of Early British Sci-Fi It arrived in the wee hours of the morning. Had an express train derailed? Were the Germans bombing the British countryside again? The truth was beyond Professor Toddleben's wildest dreams . . . The professor's quaint estate of Applewood had unceremoniously become home to an extraterrestrial visitor. Saurus, an iguana-like creature borne Earthward from the stars, hatches from a leathery shell and demonstrates both a superlative mind and telepathic abilities. Professor Toddleben and his assistants learn to communicate with him-and from there the plot only thickens! Recognized as the first work to use science-fiction to comment on the philosophical state of man and his creations, Phillpott's 1938 novel offers a penetrating look into humanity-and a message that continues to resonate with science-fiction lovers everywhere.

Saurus

by Eden Phillpotts

A Cornerstone of Early British Sci-Fi It arrived in the wee hours of the morning. Had an express train derailed? Were the Germans bombing the British countryside again? The truth was beyond Professor Toddleben's wildest dreams . . . The professor's quaint estate of Applewood had unceremoniously become home to an extraterrestrial visitor. Saurus, an iguana-like creature borne Earthward from the stars, hatches from a leathery shell and demonstrates both a superlative mind and telepathic abilities. Professor Toddleben and his assistants learn to communicate with him#151;and from there the plot only thickens! Recognized as the first work to use science-fiction to comment on the philosophical state of man and his creations, Phillpott's 1938 novel offers a penetrating look into humanity#151;and a message that continues to resonate with science-fiction lovers everywhere.

The Statue

by Arnold Bennett Eden Phillpotts

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The Statue

by Eden Phillpotts

When the tall, dark, handsome young millionaire Maurice Courlander closes the grounds of his sprawling estate for a full year his friends in London and neighbors in Bedfordshire were confused. But when curiously worded invitations inviting them all for a visit arrived, everyone was curious. With little haste, Courlander reveals a statue so magnificence and imposing, his guests believe him very strange indeed. Still, his gargantuan tribute to Energy towered over the countryside, face filled with hope and expectation. But when war breaks out and when death arrives in the English country side, one must wonder if her giant shadow conceals genius, murder...or both? "The secret is ingenius"-The Observer, 1908 Eden Phillpotts was born in India in 1862, but hailed from the United Kingdom from his early childhood forward. Known as a prolific young adult and mystery novelist, he penned about 250 works in his lifetime, including The Farmer's Wife, a comic play which Alfred Hitchcock later directed as a silent film. Later in his career, he explored his modern philosophy in a wealth of fantasy and early science-fiction novels.

The Treasures of Typhon

by Eden Phillpotts

Sulky and obstinate, Typhon is not the son his well-to-do Athenian parents think he should be. Not knowing what else to do, they reach out to their friends Epicurus and Menander, the great Hellenic philosophers of old. The philosophers' diagnosis: adventure. Gifting Typhon with the ability to speak to plants, they send him across ancient Greece to discover what he can about life and love. But while he's soaking in arboreal wisdom, Typhon embarks on the greatest adventure of adolescence: love. "The book has an undeniable charm."-The Saturday Review, 1925 Eden Phillpotts was born in India in 1862, but hailed from the United Kingdom from his early childhood forward. Known as a prolific young adult and mystery novelist, he penned about 250 works in his lifetime, including The Farmer's Wife, a comic play which Alfred Hitchcock later directed as a silent film. Later in his career, he explored his modern philosophy in a wealth of fantasy and early science-fiction novels.

The Treasures of Typhon

by Eden Phillpotts

Sulky and obstinate, Typhon is not the son his well-to-do Athenian parents think he should be. Not knowing what else to do, they reach out to their friends Epicurus and Menander, the great Hellenic philosophers of old. The philosophers' diagnosis: adventure. Gifting Typhon with the ability to speak to plants, they send him across ancient Greece to discover what he can about life and love. But while he's soaking in arboreal wisdom, Typhon embarks on the greatest adventure of adolescence: love. "The book has an undeniable charm. " #151;The Saturday Review, 1925 Eden Phillpotts was born in India in 1862, but hailed from the United Kingdom from his early childhood forward. Known as a prolific young adult and mystery novelist, he penned about 250 works in his lifetime, including The Farmer's Wife, a comic play which Alfred Hitchcock later directed as a silent film. Later in his career, he explored his modern philosophy in a wealth of fantasy and early science-fiction novels.

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