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A House Boat On The Styx

  [english | 1895]  

John Kendrick Bangs


Summary: [The book begins with Charon ferryman of the Styx startled--and annoyed--by the arrival of a house boat on his mystical river. At first afraid that the boat will put him out of business he later finds out that he is to be appointed the boats janitor. What follows are eleven stories set on the house boat. There is no central theme each chapter features various souls from history and mythology and ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | humorousDownloads: 10

Mrs Raffles

  [english | 1905]  

John Kendrick Bangs


Summary: [Being the Adventures of an Amateur Crackswoman.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | humorousDownloads: 324

Pursuit Of The House Boat

  [english | 1897]  

John Kendrick Bangs


Excerpts: [... of it, gentlemen, Elizabeth of England, Calpurnia of Rome, Ophelia of Denmark, and every precious jewel in our social diadem gone, vanished completely ...... friend on the string-piece. The motion, having been seconded, was duly carried, and the stranger resumed. I will explain for the benefit of his Majesty ...... of him who pursues it. This man is an impostor, whispered Le Coq to ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 55

R Holmes Co

  [english | 1906]  

John Kendrick Bangs


Summary: [The Exploits of Sherlock Holmes is a short story collection written by Adrian Conan Doyle and John Dickson Carr]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | humorousDownloads: 480

The Enchanted Type Writer

  [english | 1899]  

John Kendrick Bangs


Excerpts: [... for the use here of the verb monkey, which savors of what a friend of mine calls the English slanguage, to differentiate it from what he also calls ...... Gazette, and I've come here to copy off my notes of what I see and hear, and besides all this I do type-writing for various people in Hades, and ...... of Hades has begun at last. How does society regard the affair? Variously, ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 230