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The Vicomte Of Bragelonne

  [english | 1847]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (Le Vicomte de Bragelonne ou Dix ans plus tard) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas pre. It is the third and last of the dArtagnan Romances following The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After. It appeared first in serial form between 1847 and 1850.The Vicomte of Bragelonne is the first volume of this work relating the events of 1660.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 374

Vaninka

  [english | 1840]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Vaninka by Alexandre Dumas P Re. About the end of the reign of the Emperor Paul I--that is to say towards the middle of the first year of the nineteenth century--just as four o clock in the afternoon was sounding from the church of St. Peter and St. Paul whose gilded vane overlooks the ramparts of the fortress a crowd composed of all sorts and conditions of people.]
Genres: [non-fiction | historyDownloads: 321

Vingt Ans Apres

  [french | 1845]  

Alexandre Dumas


Excerpts: [... temps du cardinal de Richelieu, et voyant qu'il n'y avait personne dans ce cabinet qu'un mousquetaire de sa compagnie, il arr^eta les yeux sur ce mousquetaire, ...... avoir demand'e un cong'e qui lui fut accord'e `a l'instant et sign'e par Mazarin lui-m^eme. `A peine dehors il s'approcha d'une lanterne qui 'etait ...... : voici autour de vous quatre cardinaux qui, `a la t^ete des ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 316

Voodoo Planet

  [english | 1959]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [From between the two shuffling dancers padded something on four feet. The canine-feline creature was more than just a head it was a loose-limbed graceful body fully eight feet in length and the red eyes in the prick-eared head were those of a killer.... Words issued from between those curved fangs words which Dane might not understand....Dane slid his blade out surreptitiously setting its point ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 341

The Violet Fairy Book

  [english | 1901]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [This is a new collection of Fairy stories in continuation of the series which The Blue Fairy Book was the initial volume.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 335

Vie De Lazarille De Tormes

  [french | 1554]  

Anonymous


Summary: [La Vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades est un rcit en langue espagnole publi anonymement en 1554 Burgos. Il est considr comme le premier roman picaresque. Il connut rapidement un grand succs et fut traduit dans plusieurs langues europennes. Il a galement fait lobjet de nombreuses suites par divers auteurs. ]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 426

The Valley Of Fear

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [The plot of the novel is based very loosely on the real-life activities of the Molly Maguires and particularly of Pinkerton agent James McParland.The novel is divided into two parts: in the first Holmes investigates an apparent murder and discovers that the body belongs to another man and in the second the story of the man originally thought to have been the victim is told.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 169

The Victor

  [english | 1953]  

Bryce Walton


Summary: [Under the new system of the Managerials the fight was not for life but for death! And great was the ingenuity ofThe Victor.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 292

Vie Et Aventures De Martin Chuzzlewit Tome I

  [french | 1843]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Le jeune Martin Chuzzlewit est amoureux de Mary orpheline recueillie par son grand-pre le riche Martin Chuzzlewit senior. Mais avant que Martin junior puisse pouser Mary son grand-pre souhaite que quil dcouvre la valeur de largent gagn par le travail. Pour cela il le dshrite et le confie un membre de la famille loign lhypocrite Mr. Pecksnif. Celui-ci a des vues sur lhritage Chuzzlewit il rve mme ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 390

Vie Et Aventures De Martin Chuzzlewit Tome Ii

  [french | 1843]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Le jeune Martin Chuzzlewit est amoureux de Mary orpheline recueillie par son grand-pre le riche Martin Chuzzlewit senior. Mais avant que Martin junior puisse pouser Mary son grand-pre souhaite que quil dcouvre la valeur de largent gagn par le travail. Pour cela il le dshrite et le confie un membre de la famille loign lhypocrite Mr. Pecksnif. Celui-ci a des vues sur lhritage Chuzzlewit il rve mme ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 347

Vie Et Aventures De Nicolas Nickleby Tome I

  [french | 1839]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Aprs avoir fait connaissance des frres Cheeryble et de leur commis les temps changent pour Nicolas et son nouvel emploi lui procure toute satisfaction. Sa soeur ainsi que sa mre sont mises labri des sombres projets de loncle Ralph lequel rompt tout lien avec sa famille et na de cesse de se venger de limptueux jeune homme. Il nhsitera pas pour ce faire sassocier aux plus douteux membres de la ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 243

Vie Et Aventures De Nicolas Nickleby Tome Ii

  [french | 1839]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Aprs avoir fait connaissance des frres Cheeryble et de leur commis les temps changent pour Nicolas et son nouvel emploi lui procure toute satisfaction. Sa soeur ainsi que sa mre sont mises labri des sombres projets de loncle Ralph lequel rompt tout lien avec sa famille et na de cesse de se venger de limptueux jeune homme. Il nhsitera pas pour ce faire sassocier aux plus douteux membres de la ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 289

Vital Ingredient

  [english | 1952]  

Charles De Vet


Summary: [It is mans most precious possessionno living thing can exist without it. But when they gave it to Orville it killed him. For the answer read 1/M.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 4

Villette

  [english | 1853]  

Charlotte Bronte


Summary: [Jane Eyre / by Charlotte Bronte -- Wuthering Heights / by Emily Bronte -- Shirley / by Charlotte Bronte -- Villette / by Charlotte Bronte -- The professor / by Charlotte Bronte.]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | romanceDownloads: 295

The Virgin And The Gipsy

  [english | 1930]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Excerpts: [... with glamour, but with fearful selfishness. Now the glamour was gone, and the white snowflower, like a porcelain wreath, froze on its grave. The danger ...... nearing the grey cliffs. It was summer, but a grey day. The two girls wore their coats with fur collars turned up, and little chic hats pulled down over ...... the Pater's arm round me. And when he was gone, I tried to sleep ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | short storiesDownloads: 268

A Voyage To Arcturus

  [english | 1920]  

David Lindsay


Summary: [A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by the Scottish writer David Lindsay. First published in 1920 it combines fantasy philosophy and science fiction in an exploration of the nature of good and evil and their relationship with existence. It has been described by the critic and philosopher Colin Wilson as the greatest novel of the twentieth century and was a central influence on C. S. Lewiss The Space ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 288

Von Kempelen And His Discovery

  [english | 1849]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... the discovery. It may be as well, however, to premise the cursory observations which I have to offer, by denying, very decidedly, what seems to ...... is, without doubt (I say it unhesitatingly, and can prove it, if required), indebted to the 'Diary' for at least the first hint of his own undertaking. The ...... the discovery he says he did, at the period designated-nearly eight ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 455

The Valley Of Ghosts

  [english | 1922]  

Edgar Wallace


Excerpts: [... the citizens? One Mr Merrivan. There was nothing said for a little while, then: A curious lot of people. Wilmot is a rum fish. I can't quite get ...... Salter smiled. Then I should have called you 'Doctor', he said. Edinburgh, of course. Andy agreed. I've a weakness for doctors. ...... hands, the very way a man sat down to table and unfolded his napkin, had a meaning to this ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 101

The Valley Of Decision

  [english | 1902]  

Edith Wharton


Excerpts: [... Odo's lot. It was that of many children in the eighteenth century, especially those whose parents were cadets of noble houses, with an appanage barely ...... closer to the blaze, listening to the songs of some wandering fiddler or to the stories of a ruddy-nosed Capuchin monk who was being regaled, by the ...... mistake, hastened to repair it by exclaiming???What, ladies, would you ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 157

The Vortex Blaster

  [english | 1941]  

Edward Elmer Doc Smith


Summary: [The Vortex Blaster is a collection of science fiction short stories by author Edward E. Smith Ph.D.. It was simultaneously published in 1960 by Gnome Press in an edition of 3000 copies and by Fantasy Press in an edition of 341 copies. The book was originally intended to be published by Fantasy Press but was handed over to Gnome Press when Fantasy Press folded. Lloyd Eshbach of Fantasy Press who ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 1
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