Eric Count Stenbock was at the end of 19th century one of those eccentric dandies, who were influenced by Oscar Wilde. As the heir of an aristocratic Swedish family he inherited the largest manor in Estonia – Kolga (Kolk). But most of his short life he spent in England. He published some slim volumes of verse and seven stories in the collection Studies of Death: Romantic Tales. The Sad Story of a Vampire is most popular of these. The little story is illustrated by Mari Kanasaar, who lives in Tallinn, Estonia.
All your favourite Beatrix Potter stories in two volumes: The books in Volume Two: The Tale of Peter Rabbit The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin The Tailor of Gloucester The Tale of Benjamin Bunny The Tale of Two Bad Mice The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit The Story of Miss Moppet The Tale of Tom Kitten The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. "Wylder's Hand" tells the story of the Wilders and the Brandon, two families sharing a story of rivalry and intermarriage. The Wedding of Mark Wylder and his rich cousin Dorcas Brendon is about to happen. Although everyone understands, there is no love involved. However, everything changes when right before the wedding Mark suddenly disappears.
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. Filled with mystery, "The Evil Guest" is a murder story set in Victorianera England. It tells a story of Richard Marston, who lives in poverty with his family. His house slowly decays, and moral principles fade away. This decline reaches its critical point when inhabitants of the mansion find Marston's rich cousin dead in one of the rooms. But who committed the murder?