Literature (133 pages found in this category)

Newgate calendar

Genre of publications chronicling the crimes and punishments of notorious criminals.

Newgate novel

Early form of sensation literature, drawing their inspiration from the Newgate Calendar, first published in 1773 and containing biographies of famous criminals.

Noel Streatfeild bibliography

List of the novels written by Noel Streatfeild.

Of a Book Unwritten

Redirected to “The Man of the Year Million”.

Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad

Ghost story by M. R. James published in 1904, about a mysterious whistle found on a beach in Suffolk.

Pollock and the Porroh Man

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1895, about a murdered witch-doctor whose severed head haunts the man responsible for his death.

Quatermass and the Pit

British television science-fiction serial from the BBC, broadcast in 1958/1959.

Robert Southey

Robert Southey (12 August 1774 – 21 March 1843) was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the Lake Poets along with William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and England’s poet laureate for 30 years from 1813 until his death in 1843

Roy of the Rovers

British comic strip about the life and times of a fictional footballer named Roy Race, who played for Melchester Rovers.


Rumpelstiltskin is a fairy tale popularly associated with Germany, one of those collected by the Brothers Grimm in the 1812 edition of Children’s and Household Tales. It tells of an imp able to spin straw into gold, and the price he demands for his service.