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The Queen Of Spades

  [english | 1834]  

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin


Summary: [Pushkins story tells of the Russianized German card player Hermann--an engineer in the army in Russia--who becomes obsessed with the secret of three consecutive winning cards after hearing a story about an old countess winnings years prior. His obsession drives him to manipulate the countess ward Lizaveta Ivanovna into letting him into their home.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 295

Quand La Terre Hurla

  [french | 1928]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [Suite un legs de plusieurs millions de livres le Pr Challenger a acquis un immense terrain dans le Sussex et fait tout pour le protger des curieux et surtout des journalistes profession quil dteste entre toutes. Que cherche-t-il dmontrer? Pourquoi ces forages? nouveau le Pr Challenger est prt tout pour dmontrer envers et contre tous la justesse de sa thorie sur la nature relle de notre plante ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 285

The Quirt

  [english | 1920]  

Bm Bower


Summary: [By B.M. Bower: p. ii.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 461

Quatre Betes En Une

  [french | 1833]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... et sa mort mis'erable `a Taba, apr`es un r`egne tumultueux de onze ans, sont des circonstances d'une nature saillante, et qui ont d^u g'en'eralement attirer ...... le Grand, en m'emoire de son p`ere Antiochus, et devint imm'ediatement la capitale de la monarchie syrienne. Dans les temps prosp`eres de l'empire ...... s''etend comme un vaste miroir jusqu'`a douze milles environ vers ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 34

Queen Shebas Ring

  [english | 1910]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Summary: [Incomplete set of galley and page proofs deposited for copyright between March and Oct. 1909. The work was first published in America by Doubleday Page on Sept. 8 1910.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 104

Quo Vadis

  [english | 1896]  

Henryk Sienkiewicz


Summary: [Quo Vadis A Narrative Of The Time Of Nero by Henryk Sienkiewicz. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [fiction | historical | religiousDownloads: 148

The Quest Of Iranon

  [english | 1935]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [The Quest of Iranon is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. It was written on February 28 1921 and was first published in the July/August 1935 issue of the magazine Galleon. It was later reprinted in Weird Tales in 1939.The story is about a golden-haired youth who wanders into the city of Teloth telling tales of the great city of Aira where he was prince. While Iranon enjoys singing and telling his ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 424

A Question Of Courage

  [english | 1960]  

Jesse Franklin Bone


Summary: [I smelled the trouble the moment I stepped on the lift and took the long ride up the side of the Lachesis. There was something wrong. I couldnt put my finger on it but...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 401

Quiet Please

  [english | 1961]  

Kevin Scott


Summary: [Groverzb knew what he wanted--peace and quiet. He was willing to scream his head off for it!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 181

Question Of Comfort

  [english | 1959]  

Les Collins


Summary: [The Gravity Gang was a group of geniuses--devoting its brilliance to creating a realistic Solar System for Disneyland. That was the story anyway. No one would have believed all that stuff about cops and robbers from outer space.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 442

Quest Of The Golden Ape

  [english | 1957]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [How could this man awaken with no past?no childhood?no recollection except of a vague world of terror from which his mother cried out for vengeance and the slaughter of his own people stood as a monument of infamy?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 258

Queen Of The Black Coast

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... autumn paints the leaves with somber fire Believe I held my heart inviolate To lavish on one man my hot desire. The Song of Belit Hoofs drummed down ...... it's any of my business, but I thought perhaps- I've nothing to conceal, replied the Cimmerian. By Crom, though I've spent considerable time among ...... high hills of the northern uplands. The wanderer was no less of interest ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 167

The Quantum Jump

  [english | 1958]  

Robert Wicks


Summary: [Captain Brandon was a pioneer. He explored the far reaches of space and reported back on how things were out there. So it was pretty disquieting to find out that the far reaches of space knew more about what went on at home than he did.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 135

The Quest Of The Sacred Slipper

  [english | 1919]  

Sax Rohmer


Summary: [A novel from the creator of Fu Manchu about a mysterious muslim organization in pursuit.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 177

Quatrevingt Treize

  [french | 1873]  

Victor Hugo


Summary: [Initialement prvu pour une trilogie qui aurait compris outre Lhomme qui rit roman consacr laristocratie un volume sur la monarchie Quatrevingt-Treize crit Guernesey de dcembre 1872 juin 1873 aprs lchec de Hugo aux lections de janvier 1872 achve la rflexion de lcrivain sur la Rvolution la lumire de la Commune et tente de rpondre ces questions: quelles conditions une rvolution peut-elle crer ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 201

Quer Durch Borneo Zweiter Teil

  [german | ]  

A Nieuwenhuis


Excerpts: [... sie mir zu schwer zum Transport. Sehr zu statten kam spter der bedruckte Kattun und Batik, den wir hier einkauften. Die grosse Auswahl an Elfenbeinarmbndern, ...... erheblich entlastet. Trotzdem der Fluss sehr niedrig stand, musste das Gepck doch an mehreren Stellen lngs des Ufers getragen werden, so dass unsere ...... bewachsenen Bergkette. Frh am anderen Morgen wurde aufgebrochen ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | adventureDownloads: 323

The Queen Necklace

  [english | 1904]  

Alexandre Dumas


Excerpts: [... business, sir, is neither to believe nor suppose your business is to read, without comment, the orders I give you. When I wish a thing to ...... friend, it seems we must take our coffee tte-tte. Why, where the devil has he gone. Richelieu looked all around him, but Taverney had vanished like ...... for I have received no answer to any of my petitions.. You have seen neither the ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 28

Queen Mary And Harold

  [english | ]  

Alfred Lord Tennyson


Summary: [Queen Mary And Harold 1907 by Alfred Lord Tennyson. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 465

Quin

  [english | 1921]  

Alice Hegan Rice


Summary: [The Mysterious Mr. Quin is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by William Collins Sons on April 14 1930 and in the US by Dodd Mead and Company later in the same year. The UK edition retailed at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6) and the US edition at 2.00. Each chapter or story involves a separate mystery that is solved through the interaction ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 213

The Queen Against Owen

  [english | 1893]  

Allen Upward


Excerpts: [... of the above reviewers were friendly to the book on other points.]. 'In Scotland the verdict would certainly have been Not Proven.'-GLASGOW ...... Lewis behind him, and is bleeding him pretty freely. That accounts for the figures on my brief, so I oughtn't to complain. But I wish to goodness ...... there, he proceeded instantly to the police-station and demanded an interview with ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | romanceDownloads: 370
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