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Un Roi Tout Nu

  [french | 1922]  

Albert Ades

Summary: [Is It Just Me or Is Everything Shit?: The Encyclopedia of Modern Life is a book by Steve Lowe and Alan McArthur. It was published in Britain in 2005. The authors give satirical criticisms of people places institutions and phenomena seen in modern British life. Subjects include Live 8 50 Cent Chris Martin Philip Green and The Daily Mail. The jacket copy describes the book as a broadside against ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 191

Une Fille Du Regent

  [french | 1844]  

Alexandre Dumas

Summary: [1719. Louis XV est mineur et Philippe dOrlans gouverne la France cest la Rgence. Philippe dOrlans a trois enfants qui le doivent et veut faire venir Paris sa fille illgitime Hlne de Chaverny. Hlne a tleve dans un couvent prs de Nantes et ignore tout de sa famille. Elle est amoureuse du chevalier Gaston de Chanlay quelle a rencontr lors dune procession. Gaston rvle Hlne quil doit partir Paris ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 50

Urbain Grandier

  [english | 1840]  

Alexandre Dumas

Summary: [Urbain Grandier by Alexandre Dumas. Alexandre Dumas p ere French for father akin to Senior in English born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie 1802-1870 was a French writer best known for his numerous historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels including The Count of Monte Cristo 1845 The Three Musketeers 1844 and ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | historyDownloads: 85

Ubu Roi

  [french | 1896]  

Alfred Jarry

Summary: [Alfred Jarry (8 September 1873 - 1 November 1907) was a French writer born in Laval Mayenne France not far from the border of Brittany he was of Breton descent on his mothers side. Best known for his play Ubu Roi (1896) which is often cited as a forerunner to the surrealist theatre of the 1920s and 1930s Jarry wrote in a variety of genres and styles. He wrote plays novels poetry essays and ...]
Genres: [fiction | dramaDownloads: 180

Un Escandalo En Bohemia

  [spanish | 1891]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Excerpts: [... en el estudio del crimen y ocupando sus inmensas facultades y sus extraordinarios poderes de observaci'on en seguir las pistas y aclarar ...... Entonces se puso de pie frente al fuego y me mir'o con el detenimiento tan peculiar de 'el. -El matrimonio le sienta bien -me dijo-. Creo, Watson, ...... que est'a interesado en estos problemitas y que ha sido lo bastante amable como para ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 411

Uncle Bernac

  [english | 1897]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Summary: [At this unexpected announcement Talleyrand and Berthier looked at each other in silence and for once the trained features of the great diplomatist who lived behind a mask betrayed the fact that he was still capable of emotion. The spasm which passed over them was caused however rather by mischievous amusement than by consternation while Berthier--who had an honest affection for both Napoleon and ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 490

Une Etude En Rouge

  [french | 1887]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Summary: [Londres 1878. Le Dr Watson fait la connaissance de Sherlock Holmes lorsquils dcident dhabiter ensemble.Un jour Sherlock Holmes reoit une lettre de Tobias Gregson un des limiers de Scotland Yard qui lui demande de laide dans une affaire de meurtre...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 179

The Uphill Climb

  [english | 1913]  

Bm Bower

Summary: [Ford lifted his arms above his head to yawn as does a man who has slept too heavily found his biceps stiffened and sore and massaged them gingerly with his finger-tips. His eyes took on the vacancy of memory straining at the leash of forgetfulness. He sighed largely swung his head slowly from left to right in mute admission of failure to grasp what lay just behind his slumber and thereby ...]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 371

Under The Sunset

  [english | 1881]  

Bram Stoker

Summary: [Under the Sunset is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker (the author of Dracula) first published in 1881. Its significance in the development of fantasy literature was recognized by its republication by the Newcastle Publishing Company as the seventeenth volume of the celebrated Newcastle Forgotten Fantasy Library]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 159

Une Femme

  [french | 1899]  

Camille Lemonnier

Summary: [A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 312

The Uncommercial Traveller

  [english | 1860]  

Charles Dickens

Summary: [The Uncommercial Traveller is a collection of literary sketches and reminiscences written by Charles Dickens.In 1859 Dickens founded a new journal called All the Year Round and the Uncommercial Traveller articles would be among his main contributions. He seems to have chosen the title and persona of the Uncommercial Traveller as a result of a speech he gave on the 22 December 1859 to the ...]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 105

Uniform Of A Man

  [english | 1954]  

Dave Dryfoos

Summary: [After rescue revenge was uppermost in Chet Barfields mind the hideous bestial Agvars had to be taught a lesson theyd never forget. His rescuers seemed to disagree however?until Chet learned his lesson too!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 22

The Unparalleled Adventure Of One Hans Pfaall

  [english | 1835]  

Edgar Allan Poe

Excerpts: [... the roaring of Niagara, resounded long, loudly, and furiously, through all the environs of Rotterdam. The origin of this hubbub soon became sufficiently ...... age, were broad, puffy, and double but of ears of any kind or character there was not a semblance to be discovered upon any portion of his head. ...... to be endured. I soon grew as poor as a rat, and, having a wife and ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 315

Un Evenement A Jerusalem

  [french | 1850]  

Edgar Allan Poe

Excerpts: [... de Caton. Traduction : Un horripilant cauchemar[1]! ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 209

Une Descente Dans Le Maelstrom

  [french | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe

Excerpts: [... petit promontoire s''elevait `a quinze ou seize cents pieds environ d'un chaos de rochers situ'es au-dessous de nous, - immense pr'ecipice de granit ...... yeux. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 400

Uxo Bomb Dog

  [english | 2008]  

Eliot Fintushel

Summary: [The Gene Bomb is a 1996 book by David E. Comings self-published by Hope Press that puts forth the theory that higher education and advanced technology may unintentionally favor the selection of genes that increase the likelihood of ADHD autism drug addiction learning disorders and behavior problems. Comings claims that the prevalence of these disorders is rising and I.Q. is decreasing others ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 67

Une Page Damour

  [french | 1878]  

Emile Zola

Summary: [Une page damour est un roman dmile Zola publi en 1878 le huitime volume de la srie Les Rougon-Macquart.Lhrone est Hlne Grandjean fille dUrsule Macquart et du chapelier Mouret. lge de dix-sept ans elle pouse un nomm Grandjean qui lui a donne une fille Jeanne maladive et en proie des crises rgulires.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 293

Un Chef De Chantier A Listhme De Suez Une Campagne En Kabylie

  [french | 1876]  

Erckmann Chatrian

Summary: [Fin 1872 mile Erckmann contre qui un mandat darrt a tmis par les Prussiens qui occupent lAlsace et la Moselle sinstalle St-Di. Lt prcdent il a fait la connaissance Paris dun Lorrain entrepreneur de travaux publics qui avait longtemps travaill en gypte la construction du canal de Suez Alban Montzuma Goguel qui possde une proprit dans sa ville natale de St-Di lErmitage. Erckmann y est trs bien ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 426

The Upas Tree

  [english | 1912]  

Florence Barclay

Summary: [A Christmas Story for all the Year.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 68

Un Coeur Faible

  [french | 1848]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Excerpts: [... importantes, je n'y tiens pas! Sinon, o`u est l'amiti'e? Dis-moi plut^ot : que fais-tu de l'amiti'e? Allons! - Je t'assure, Arkacha, que cela n'est ...... je suis pr^ete `a vous aimer, m'a-t-elle r'epondu, mais je suis une pauvre fille, ne vous moquez pas de moi. Je n'ose m^eme plus laisser na^itre ...... gratification? - Pas du tout! C'est de sa poche. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 184
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