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Return To Holland

  [english | 1894]  

Giacomo Casanova


Summary: [Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2 1725 ? June 4 1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) part autobiography and part memoir is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 359

Return To Italy

  [english | 1894]  

Giacomo Casanova


Summary: [Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2 1725 ? June 4 1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) part autobiography and part memoir is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 189

Return To Naples

  [english | 1894]  

Giacomo Casanova


Summary: [Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2 1725 ? June 4 1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) part autobiography and part memoir is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 230

Return To Paris

  [english | 1894]  

Giacomo Casanova


Summary: [Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2 1725 ? June 4 1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) part autobiography and part memoir is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 321

Return To Pleasure Island

  [english | 1999]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [Steve Bookworm is spot on. This books is mind-numbingly bad. No wonder its free on the net. I wouldnt pay for it and if I had paid for it I would feel mugged. Even free its not worth your time.]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 179

Return To Venice

  [english | 1894]  

Giacomo Casanova


Summary: [Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2 1725 ? June 4 1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) part autobiography and part memoir is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 468

Returning Home

  [english | 1864]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [Returning Home by Anthony Trollope. Anthony Trollope 24 April 1815 - 6 December 1882 became one of the most successful prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of Trollope s best-loved works known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire he also wrote penetrating novels on political social gender issues and conflicts of his day....]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 207

Returning To Lystra

  [english | 2010]  

Brad Hill


Excerpts: [... the shore waiting for the boat. We could do with three people what used to take ten or twelve. Less time in the boat with these same folks, less time ...... of the Gallic shrug. You have been so unobservant that you have seen nothing.. The Rep kicked himself for his latent sexism. His whole focus had ...... line ended up sounding like Honky-Tonk Man. Eventually he would only sing ...]
Genres: [religion | non fiction | creative commonsDownloads: 427

Revealed By The Raid

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth York Miller


Excerpts: [... distaste for violent death or bodily mutilation, he was not concerned greatly with those issues. The abomination of loneliness was his real trouble. ...... they said very little more than that. There were others who forgot to cancel their orders, and Mellikas would only learn what had happened when ...... English son. They were fearful as well as proud when Stanley got his ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 355

Revelation Magnetique

  [french | 1844]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... des objets situ'es au del`a de la port'ee des organes physiques que de plus, ses facult'es intellectuelles s'exaltent et se fortifient d'une mani`ere ...... la loi g'en'erale du magn'etisme, et qui en sont les traits principaux. Je n'infligerai donc pas aujourd'hui `a mes lecteurs une d'emonstration ...... aussi bien que dans ses 'echos europ'eens et am'ericains. J'ai eu entre les ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 163

Revelations Of A Wife

  [english | 1915]  

Adele Garrison


Summary: [This books okay but the characters make some poor decisions. I mean you can see why they did what they did but at the same time you wish they would have done some things differently. The wife Margaret is very jealous and the husband Dicky is very spoiled so together they encounter some problems as they work through the first year or so of their marriage. 3-stars.]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 258

Revenge

  [english | 1961]  

Arthur Porges


Summary: [The Revenge of the Shadow King is the first volume of three books in the Grey Griffins series written in collaborative writing by American authors Derek Benz and J.S. Lewis and published by Orchard Books an imprint of Scholastic Inc. The book follows the story of four friends who form The Order of the Grey Griffin.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 146

Reveries Of A Schoolmaster

  [english | 1917]  

Francis Pearson


Summary: [In medias res.--Retrospect.--Brown.--Psychological.--Balking.--Lanterns.--Complete living.--My speech.--School-teaching.--Beefsteak.--Freedom.--Things.--Targets.--Sinners.--Hoeing potatoes.--Changing the mind.--The point of view.--Picnics.--Make-believe.--Behavior.--Forefingers.--Story-telling.--Grandmother.--My world.--This or that.--Rabbit pedagogy.--Perspective.--Purely pedagogical.--Longevity.]
Genres: [biography | essaysDownloads: 179

Review A Short Course of Economic Science

  [english | 1908]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [It took a good deal of negotiation and courage for Lenin and a group of like-minded Russian revolutionaries to travel from Switzerland back to Russia through the enemy country of Germany. The man who returned to Russia in the spring of 1917 was of medium height quite bald except for the back of his head with a reddish beard. The features of his face were strikingslanted eyes that looked ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 431

Review Among Books

  [english | 1897]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [ Vladimir Lenin was a Russian revolutionary leader and theorist who presided over the first government of Soviet Russia and then that of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Lenin was the leader of the radical socialist Bolshevik Party (later renamed the Communist Party) which seized power in the October phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917. After the revolution Lenin headed the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 96

Review Bernstein und das sozialdemokratische

  [english | 1921]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The birth of the Cesarevitch Alexis Nicolaievitch in August 1904 caused great rejoicings in Russia because it had been preceded by the birth of four daughters to the lmnperial couple and there seemed reason to fear that the succession to the Throne would not descend in the direct line. The joy of the Imperial Family was increased when it was found that the child was of a bright active disposition ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 315

Review Commercial and Industrial Russia

  [english | 1905]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [During the next few years Lenin was essentially dictator (a ruler with unquestionable authority) of Russia. The major task he faced was establishing this authority for himself and his party in the country. Most of his policies can be understood in this light even though he angered some elements in the population while satisfying others. Examples of such policies include the governments seizing of ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 397

Review Kulak Usury Its Social and Economic Significance

  [english | 1898]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [In 1917 Russia was again at war (WWI) and they were losing to the Germans mainly because they lacked the modern industry to support its war effort and didnt have an adequate railroad system to get supplies to the front. As in 1905 when revolution broke out confidence was not very high in the Tsar Nicholas II. The situation in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg) was dire for most of the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 109

Review of Home Affairs

  [english | 1899]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [During the next few years Lenin was essentially dictator (a ruler with unquestionable authority) of Russia. The major task he faced was establishing this authority for himself and his party in the country. Most of his policies can be understood in this light even though he angered some elements in the population while satisfying others. Examples of such policies include the governments seizing of ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 21

Review of Kautsky Die Agrarfrage

  [english | 1899]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [So the Bolsheviks slogans demanded of these parties leaders that they do the job their supporters expected them to do. Their key demands were that the socialists break with the Kadets and take political power into their own hands. The compromisers could easily have done this by declaring the executive of the Soviet the government of the country. The Bolshevik slogans Down with the ten capitalist ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 211
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