About the book:
'... that strange internal kingdom of which we are the hapless and helpless monarchs.'From the master of the detective story and creator of Sherlock Holmes, the first ever tale to feature a supernatural Egyptian mummy. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.