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Yama The Pit

  [english | 1915]  

Aleksandr Kuprin


Summary: [A novel about prostitution in Moscow.From the introduction:It must not be thought despite its locale that Kuprins Yama is a picture of Russian prostitution solely it is intrinsically universal. All that is necessary is to change the kopecks into cents pennies sous or pfennings compute the versts into miles or metres Jennka may be Eugenie or Jeannette and for Yama simply read Whitechapel ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 224

The Yellow Fairy Book

  [english | 1894]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [The Editor thinks that children will readily forgive him for publishing another Fairy Book. We have had the Blue the Red the Green and here is the Yellow. If children are pleased and they are so kind as to say that they are pleased the Editor does not care very much for what other people may say.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 1

The Yellow Wallpaper

  [english | 1892]  

Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Summary: [The Yellow Wallpaper is a 6000-word short story by American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman first published in January 1892 in New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward womens physical and mental health.The story is written in the first person as a series of journal entries. The narrator is a ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | fictionDownloads: 260

You Dont Make Wine Like The Greeks Did

  [english | 1960]  

David Fisher


Summary: [Every century has its advantages and its drawbacks he said. We for instance have bred out sexual desire. And as for you people...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 180

You Touched Me

  [english | 1920]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Summary: [Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World is a best-selling non-fiction book published in September 2008. The book covers the life and times of Dewey Readmore Books the cat in residence at the Spencer Public Library in Spencer Iowa. In addition to discussing Deweys life from his discovery in the library drop bin on a cold winters night to his unlikely fame to his death in 2006 the ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 368

The Yellow Snake

  [english | 1926]  

Edgar Wallace


Excerpts: [... course which landed them eventually before that official whose unhappy duty it is to arrange the winding up of companies. It was in the course of ...... brother, a wild, irresponsible youth, who had been employed by Narth Brothers, and had left hurriedly, carrying with him the cash contents of the safe???a ...... twenty-one, all the Patricias are seventeen, and most of the Mary ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 257

Yo Acuso

  [spanish | 1898]  

Emile Zola


Summary: [Alegato en favor del capitn Alfred Dreyfus dirigido por mile Zola mediante una carta abierta al presidente de Francia M. Flix Faure y publicado por el diario LAurore el 13 de enero de 1898 en su primera plana.]
Genres: [non-fiction | historyDownloads: 497

The Young Buglers

  [english | 1880]  

G Henty


Summary: [The Young Buglers A Tale of the Peninsular War is a book by British author G.A. Henty. It was published by Blackie and Son Ltd London. It tells of the Peninsula War through the eyes of two orphaned brothers Tom and Peter Scudamore.]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 15

The Yellow God

  [english | 1908]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Summary: [The Yellow Silk is a fantasy novel written by Don Bassingthwaite in 2004. It is the last book in The Rogues a series of stand-alone novels set in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 431

Youth

  [english | 1952]  

Isaac Asimov


Summary: [The Bold Knight the Apples of Youth and the Water of Life is a Russian fairy tale collected by Alexander Afanasyev in Narodnye russkie skazki.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 337

The Yillian Way

  [english | 1962]  

John Keith Laumer


Summary: [The ceremonious protocol of the Yills was impressive colorful--and in the long run deadly!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 363

The Young Tsar

  [english | 1894]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy


Excerpts: [... and signed a decree permitting the sale of alcohol in villages having markets. This was also calculated to increase the principal revenue to the ...... of the Baron Snyders, the young Tsar confirmed the decision by his signature and also approved the new rules relating to the application of Article ...... over him. My wife will be here presently and will find me asleep. No, I must ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 378

Year Of The Big Thaw

  [english | 1954]  

Marion Zimmer Bradley


Summary: [In this warm and fanciful story of a Connecticut farmer Marion Zimmer Bradley has caught some of the glory that is mans love for man?no matter who he is nor whence hes from. By heck youll like little Matt.Mr. Emmett did his duty by the visitor from another world?never doubting the right of it.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 107

The Yearling

  [english | 1938]  

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


Excerpts: [... and down. The little wheel was turning. The flutter-mill was at work. It turned with the easy rhythm of the great water-mill at Lynne that ground corn ...... from the rear. The bear stood again at bay, weaving. Jody ran to his father. Penny was already on his feet. The right side of his face was black ...... smoothness of the gun. If 'twas anybody in the world but Lem, Penny ...]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 87

Young Goodman Brown

  [english | 1835]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the interval of silence he stole forward until the light glared full upon his eyes. At one extremity of an open space hemmed in by the dark wall of the forest arose a rock bearing some rude natural resemblance either to an alter or a pulpit and surrounded by four blazing pines their tops aflame their stems untouched like candles at an evening meeting....]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 429

The Young Fur Traders

  [english | 1856]  

Robert Michael Ballantyne


Summary: [Follows the adventures of a young man called Charles Kennedy. Loosely autobiographical account of Ballantynes own time with the Hudsons Bay Company in Canada. Its success prompted a series of excellent stories of adventure for the young with which this prolific Scottish authors name is popularly associated. In the very center of the great continent of North America far removed from the abodes of ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | juvenileDownloads: 498

The Younger Set

  [english | 1907]  

Robert William Chambers


Excerpts: [... the same, we had a pretty good run, said Drina, taking the cat into her arms and seating herself on the cushions didn't we, Kit-Ki? And, ...... of a gown! Nina's present! You'll see it. I hope Gerald will be here to see it. He promised. You'll say you like it if you do like it, won't you? I'll ...... clever when he cares to be-at the traps, for example-and-oh-anything. He once ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 286

Ye Of Little Faith

  [english | 1953]  

Rog Phillips


Summary: [Loving Natalee: A Mothers Testament of Hope and Faith is an autobiography written by Beth Holloway about her missing daughter Natalee Holloway with portions contributed by Sunny Tillman. It was first published in October 2007 by HarperOne an imprint of HarperCollins and has also been marketed under its alternate subtitle The True Story of the Aruba Kidnapping and Its Aftermath.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 366

Yabu No Naka

  [english | 1922]  

Ryunosuke Akutagawa


Summary: [In a Grove is an early modernist short story consisting of seven varying accounts of the murder of a samurai Kanazawa no Takehiro whose corpse has been found in a bamboo forest near Kyoto. Each section simultaneously clarifies and obfuscates what the reader knows about the murder eventually creating a complex and contradictory vision of events that brings into question humanitys ability or ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | non-fictionDownloads: 383

The Yellow Claw

  [english | 1915]  

Sax Rohmer


Summary: [An illusive Chinese mastermind and his henchman have already killed one socialite and they hold a mysterious sway over many of Londons elite. What is the secret of their power? Follow the trail with Sax Rohmers famous detectives Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar as they chase the international gang of hoodlums and their leader the evil Dr. King.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | thrillersDownloads: 238
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