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The String of Pearls is the first installment of the Sweeney Todd penny part serial. It introduces the homicidal barber who became a staple of Victorian melodrama. In his barber shop on Fleet Street, Sweeney Todd murders his clients by tipping them down a chute and cleaning them off afterward with his straight razor. The bodies are then carried through an underground passage to Mrs. Lovett's pie shop, where they're made into pies.
Astrid Cane is a Victorian erotic novel about a woman who is introduced into the art of the dominatrix.
"Rose is not yet broken in. I would have it so in a few weeks time upon her sixteenth birthday. As yet the dear girl knows only the occasional brushing of my lips over her heated nether cheeks when the birch has swished across them a full dozen times. In coddling her afterwards, I have naturally soothed her blubberings by moving my mouth...
Perhaps the single most important and influential text ever published, the Holy Bible is a masterwork of spiritual writing. Whether you're a committed Christian seeking inspiration or an intellectually curious reader interested in the cultural value of the Bible, this easy-to-read version of the Good Book is sure to meet your needs.
Dip into the mysterious world of sorcery with this comprehensive take on the topic. Published anonymously due to the incendiary nature of the subject matter, Magic and Witchcraft offers a historical overview of magic throughout the ages, all rendered in the deliciously ornate prose of the nineteenth century. Reading this volume is like poring over one of the musty old textbooks that Harry Potter and his fellow students would have been issued...
Does the clinical, hyper-sexualized tone of modern-day erotica leave you cold? Ease into the sensual, genteel world of The Lustful Turk. Though they don't skimp on naughty detail and playful romps, the tasteful tone of these tales will better suit discerning readers with subtler, more refined preferences.