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In Our Town

  [english | 1904]  

William Allen White


Summary: [In 1983 Al Alvarez published The Biggest Game in Town a book detailing the 1981 World Series of Poker event. The first book of its kind it described the world of professional poker players and the World Series of Poker. It is credited with beginning the genre of poker literature and with bringing Texas Holdem (and poker generally) for the first time to a wider audience.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 487

In Paths Of Peril

  [english | 1903]  

J Macdonald Oxley


Excerpts: [... PATHS OF PERIL. CHAP. I. FROM THE OLD WORLD TO THE NEW II. THE GREAT BEAR HUNT III. SETTING A BAD EXAMPLE IV. OFF TO THE WOODS ...... to better things so winning their love that she came to be esteemed as the guardian angel of their children. Raoul usually accompanied her on these ...... you do, Raoul, take good care of yourself, said Madame, patting him upon the shoulder. You are ...]
Genres: [adventure | young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 467

In Portugal

  [dutch | 1908]  

Grard De Beauregard


Excerpts: [... is dan een kleine gieter, waar men altijd mee moet morsen. Ze hebben overal hetzelfde model, zoodat men in het paleis van Villaviciosa in de koninklijke ...... van verzamelaars, die verweg woonden, nog denzelfden avond de gewoonste charuto's met purper en goud gingen omslingeren. De Portugeezen zijn zoo ...... en haar Portugal te hooren roemen. In dezen preekte de koningin voor ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 347

In Praise Of Folly

  [english | ]  

Desiderius Erasmus


Summary: [The Praise of Folly is an essay written in 1509 by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam and first printed in 1511. The essay was inspired by De Triumpho Stultitiae written by Italian humanist Faustino Perisauli born at Tredozio near Forli. Erasmus revised and extended the work which he originally wrote in the space of a week while sojourning with Sir Thomas More at Mores estate in Bucklersbury. In ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 495

In Prison And Out

  [english | 1880]  

Hesba Stretton


Summary: [Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist is Alexander Berkmans account of his experience in prison in Western Penitentiary of Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh from 1892 to 1906. First published in 1912 by Emma Goldmans Mother Earth press it has become a classic in autobiographical literature.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 409

In Provence And Lyrical Epigrams

  [english | ]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [Edith Wharton born Edith Newbold Jones (January 24 1862 ? August 11 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist short story writer and designer.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 391

In Search Of Gravestones Old And Curious

  [english | ]  

W Vincent


Summary: [Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22 1892 - October 19 1950) was an American lyrical poet playwright and feminist. She was the second woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and was known for her activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. Poet Richard Wilbur asserts: She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century.]
Genres: [history | travelDownloads: 193

In Search Of The Okapi

  [english | ]  

Ernest Glanville


Summary: [Ernest Glanville (born May 5 1855 in Wynberg South Africa?died September 6 1925 in Rondebosch South Africa) was a South African author known especially for his short stories which are widely read and taught in South Africa. Glanville was educated in Grahamstown at St. Andrews College (Grahamstown South Africa) from January 1869 to May 1871. His schooling was interrupted when he and his father ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 39

In Search Of The Unknown

  [english | 1904]  

Robert William Chambers


Summary: [The stories feature a man who searches for lost species -- animals not seen for centuries -- and as we follow him on these journeys were introduced to a variety of amazing creatures including the half-man half-amphibian called the harbor master.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 234

In Secret

  [english | 1919]  

Robert William Chambers


Summary: [A Secret History of the IRA (Penguin 2002 2007) by award-winning journalist Ed Moloney. In The Blanket an on-line journal reviewer Liam O Ruairc described the book as potentially the standard if not the definitive work on the history of the Provisional IRA. Eamonn McCann in The Nation commented that it was the best book yet written on the Provisional IRA as it traced the rise of the Provos from ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 259

In Seven Stages

  [english | 1891]  

Elizabeth Bisland


Excerpts: [... wished me to make the attempt, and I had earnestly endeavored to convince him that I meant to do nothing of the sort. To begin with, I didn't wish ...... antiquated billing and cooing was a pleasing enough thing to watch, it is notorious that even in these second bridal journeys the outsider is very ...... of a spendthrift. The train crawls along the edge of the harbor shut in ...]
Genres: [adventure | women studies | travelDownloads: 203

In Shadow Of The Glen

  [english | 1904]  

J Synge


Excerpts: [... more information]. . . GET INDEX.00.GUT. for a list of books. and. GET NEW GUT for general information. and. MGET GUT* for newsletters. ** ...... at the other end of the room, with a low table near it, and stools, or wooden chairs. There are a couple of glasses on the table, and a bottle of whisky, ...... sheep beyond on the hills, and no turn drawn for the winter. TRAMP [Looking ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 16

In Stahlgewittern

  [german | 1920]  

Ernst Jnger


Excerpts: [... starrte ich auf eine blutberstrmte Gestalt mit lose am Krper herabhngendem Bein, die unaufhrlich ein heiseres Zu Hilfe. hervorstie und in ein Haus ...... in dem ich die Nacht, eng zusammengedrngt mit vielen Verwundeten, verbrachte. Ein abgespannter Arzt stand mitten im Gewhl sthnender Menschen, verband, ...... der Dorfgemarkung eingeteilt. Wir kamen mit den Einheimischen nur ...]
Genres: [warDownloads: 151

In Story Land

  [english | 1895]  

Elizabeth Harrison


Summary: [In Story Land Yesterday S Classics by Elizabeth Harrison. A collection of fifteen original stories ideally suited for young children. Each of the stories features a light-filled being whose radiance illumines the path for those who follow. Meant to be suggestive to the parent or teacher of the types of stories that can be told to children to inspire them to grow in goodness. Suitable for ages 6 ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 196

In Summer Time

  [english | ]  

Dollie Radford


Excerpts: [... Summer-Time X. She stayed him with a loving smile And gentle hand, And led him with a joyous song, Through all the land. ...... his head. And from the hills, where he could see The lanes and stiles, She showed him how the roses shone For miles and miles. ...... him hear, A chorus all the birds had made To give him cheer. Then in a pool she bathed his feet, And ripe and sweet And ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 235

In The Amazon Jungle

  [english | ]  

Algot Lange


Summary: [Photograph shows a young Native woman seated at a New Home sewing machine in a hut.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 498

In The Arena

  [english | 1905]  

Newton Booth Tarkington


Excerpts: [... most need in politics is more good men. Thousands of good men are in and they need the others who are not in. More would come if they knew how much ...... think of it? says Bob, when Genz finished. Ain't it worth the money? I declare, it's so neat and simple and so almighty smart besides, I'm almost ...... and his sweetheart, the chambermaid! Ugh! The vulgar ridicule-the hideous ...]
Genres: [fiction | political | short storiesDownloads: 418

In The Avu Observatory

  [english | 1894]  

H Wells


Excerpts: [... the slopes plunge steeply downward into the black mysteries of the tropical forest beneath. The little house in which the observer and his assistant ...... most primitive appliances in addition to the telescope, still involves a very large amount of cramped and motionless watching. He sighed as he thought ...... of an ordinary astronomical observatory. The building is usually ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 249

In The Blue Pike

  [english | 1896]  

Georg Ebers


Excerpts: [... to him for it, you know all.. H'm, replied Cyriax, giggling, as he nudged his wife in the side and made remarks concerning what he had just heard ...... with the balancing pole. The manager of the band had finally given her the position of crier to support herself and her blind boy. This had made ...... What did the merchants, artisans, and musicians know about the godless Greek ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 382

In The Border Country

  [english | ]  

W Crockett


Excerpts: [... subject of the present book-the Border Country-should set us thinking, not of one holiday, but of many and he who has once tasted the Border's ...... and historical. There is, of course, a narrower sense in which the phrase, the Border Country, is used-the literary. That, however, applies ...... the remains of his Candida Casa, or White House, may still be seen at Whithorn on the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 474
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