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The Green Child

Only completed novel by the English anarchist poet and critic Herbert Read, based on the 12th-century legend of two green children who mysteriously appeared in the English village of Woolpit.

The Grisly Folk

Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1921, speculating about the early encounters between Neanderthals and modern man.

The Hammerpond Park Burglary

Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1894, about a burglary that begins badly but is eventually successfully concluded.

The Happy Turning

Collection of nine cheerfully optimistic essays written by H. G. Wells, published in 1945, describing his dreamworld.

The Hooper

Mysterious cloud of mist that often hovered over the Cowloe Rock, near Sennen Cove in Cornwall, warning of approaching bad weather.

The Idler

Illustrated monthly magazine published in London from 1892 until 1911.

The Inchcape Rock

Ballad written by the English poet Robert Southey. Published in 1802, it tells the story of a 14th-century attempt by the Abbot of Arbroath (“Aberbrothock”) to install a warning bell on Inchcape, a notorious sandstone reef about 11 miles (18 km) off the east coast of Scotland.

The Jilting of Jane

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1894, about an episode in the romantic life of a young maidservant who is engaged to be married.

The Ladies Mercury

First English periodical targeted specifically at women, published in 1693.

The Lady of Shalott

Oil painting by English artist John William Waterhouse; the first in his trilogy featuring The Lady of Shalott