Inventors (1204 pages found in this category)


The Sleeping Girl of Turville

A girl who, her mother claimed, fell into a deep sleep from which she could not be roused for nine years.

The Sphere

British weekly illustrated newspaper published from 1900 to 1964.

The Spoils of Mr. Blandish

Redirected to “The Rajah’s Treasure”.

The Star

Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1897, about a near collision between a comet from outer space and the Earth.

The Stolen Bacillus

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1894, about an anarchist who steals what he believes to be a tube of cholera bacteria to poison London’s water supply, but which is in reality harmless.

The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents

Collection of 15 short stories by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895.

The Stolen Body

Short story by H. G. Wells, first published in 1898, about two paranormal researchers one of whom loses his body to an evil spirit.

The Storm (1704)

Account by Daniel Defoe of the great storm of 1703, the first work of modern journalism.

The Story of Miss Moppet

Children’s story about teasing, featuring a kitten and a mouse. Written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, it was published by Frederick Warne & Sons for the 1906 Christmas season.

The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost

Short story by H. G. Wells about a man who dies after re-enacting the masonic passes he had seen a ghost use to disappear.