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Bjornstjerne Bjornson

  [english | ]  

William Morton Payne


Summary: [Bjornstjerne Bjornson by William Morton Payne. It will be well however to make certain distinctions between the life work of Bjornson and that of the two men whom a common age and common aims bring into inevitable association with him. These distinctions are chiefly two --one of them is that while Tolstoy and Ibsen grew to be largely cosmopolitan in their outlook Bjornson has much more closely ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 93

Bla Kiss

  [english | ]  

William Le Queux


Excerpts: [... a somewhat mystical person, and had often been heard to discuss psychic subjects with his wife. He was also something of an amateur astrologer and ...... the small and rather dilapidated car which the husband possessed, and in which he often went into Budapest. The wife was extremely good-looking, and ...... rushing to a neighbour named Littman, who lived in the vicinity and who ...]
Genres: [horror | non fictionDownloads: 379

Black Amazon Of Mars

  [english | 1951]  

Leigh Brackett


Summary: [Grimly Eric John Stark slogged toward that ancient Martian city?with every step he cursed the talisman of Ban Cruach that flamed in his blood-stained belt. Behind him screamed the hordes of Ciaran hungering for that magic jewel?ahead lay the dread abode of the Ice Creatures?at his side stalked the whispering spectre of Ban Cruach urging him on to a battle Stark knew he must lose!]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 291

Black Bartlemys Treasure

  [english | 1920]  

Jeffery Farnol


Summary: [Martin Conisby embittered by his five years of slavery on the Spanish galleon Esmeralda escapes during a sea fight and makes his way back to England determined to avenge himself on Richard Brandon who was the cause of his fathers death and his own ill-treatment. Broken in body and spirit he arrives home just in time to save from the hands of robbers a beautiful girl Lady Joan Brandon the daughter ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 150

Black Bass

  [english | 1888]  

Charles Barker Bradford


Excerpts: [... may be had and when the individual is a unit in the population of a large city and suddenly learns that this is obtainable within an easy distance, ...... every facility for its pursuit, would still be elated at finding some well-stocked stream near at hand. Anglers, as a rule, are unable to go far a-field ...... Milton Mills. In each of these streams there are plenty of bass, but ...]
Genres: [natureDownloads: 5

Black Beauty

  [english | 1877]  

Anna Sewell


Summary: [when i was younger this was my favorite book. It still touches me whenever i read it. Great book for someone who like nature horse or just loves to read a story that they will always remember.]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 144

Black Beauty The Autobiography Of A Horse

  [english | ]  

Anna Sewell


Summary: [Black Beauty is Anna Sewells only novel composed in the last years of her life between 1871 and 1877 while confined to her house as an invalid.The story is told in the first person as an autobiographical memoir told by a horse named Black Beauty?beginning with his carefree days as a colt on an English farm to his difficult life pulling cabs in London to his happy retirement in the country. Along ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 414

Black Beauty Young Folks Edition

  [english | ]  

Anna Sewell


Summary: [Black Beauty is Anna Sewells only novel composed in the last years of her life between 1871 and 1877 while confined to her house as an invalid.The story is told in the first person as an autobiographical memoir told by a horse named Black Beauty?beginning with his carefree days as a colt on an English farm to his difficult life pulling cabs in London to his happy retirement in the country. Along ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 354

Black Beaver

  [english | 1911]  

George Edward Lewis


Excerpts: [... for writing these events. The President of Mexico and the Governor of Alaska together with several hundreds between, equally as popular have urged me ...... and I were shooting at a mark in the wood-shed one rainy fall day, and lo and behold to our surprise a coon came walking in on us-instantly we flew ...... and Clark Expedition. In august of that same year after our money was ...]
Genres: [adventure | non fictionDownloads: 309

Black Beetles In Amber

  [english | 1892]  

Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... or late the Devil gets his own. Thenceforth through all eternity you'll hold. No one advantage of the later death. Though you had granted Ralph ...... glooming all the skies. A dream of gleaming teeth and foetid breath. Of jackals wrangling at the feast of death. A dream of broken necks ...... jar,. Shall say: These bards are an uncommon class-. They blow their noses with a tube of ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 210

Black Bruin

  [english | 1908]  

Clarence Hawkes


Excerpts: [... sprang at Black Bruin's throat. He discovered another bear, watching the stream. URSUS, THE DROLL. INTRODUCTORY. With the possible ...... and a heavy hand was laid upon the door. Hello, who's there. asked the man, for he could think of no one who would be calling at the hour of nine, ...... minutes brought man and dog to the woods, and without hesitation they plunged into its ...]
Genres: [natureDownloads: 66

Black Caesar Clan

  [english | 1922]  

Albert Payson Terhune


Summary: [I was surprised to see Terhume write a book that was not about collie dogs (though there is one in this story). I found the story to be good characters good but the manners and language to be a bit old fashioned. Still it is a good story and I recommend it.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literatureDownloads: 400

Black Canaan

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Summary: [If you can get past the considerable racism (the setting is the Jim Crow Deep South the storys told in first person) its a creepy swamp voodoo tale comparable in its eerieness to many of the darker Conan stories. The Pool of the Black One comes to mind. I enjoyed it but you may not if you cant stand casual use of the N word.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 256

Black Colossus

  [english | 1933]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... the day it was reared by nameless hands on the bank of the nameless river. This unnaturalness was in keeping with the general aura of these devil-haunted ...... time in conjecturing what night-black pits lying below the dome had given sustenance to the monster. Gingerly he drew the sword, and from it dripped ...... The thief stood in a wonderland of magic and splendor, treading ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 397

Black Eyes And The Daily Grind

  [english | 1952]  

Stephen Marlowe


Summary: [The little house pet from Venus didnt like New York so New York had to change.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 179

Black Forest Village Stories

  [english | ]  

Berthold Auerbach


Summary: [Another issue of the same year has a front.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 212

Black Heart And White Heart

  [english | 1900]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... wizened and aged man who seemed to be pleading with him earnestly am I a dog that these white hyenas should hunt me thus? Is not the land mine, and ...... in a most unkingly manner, whilst the terrified Induna, springing backwards, contrived to touch the trigger of the rifle and discharge a bullet through ...... whose grizzled hair showed him to be over fifty years of age. His face ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 202

Black Jack

  [english | 1922]  

Max Brand


Summary: [The raucous beginning of Brands Western is traditional: A gunfighter is shot dead in the street. However when spinster Elizabeth Cornish takes his baby to raise and wagers with her brother that blood will not will out--that Jacks son will not be a murderer--a fascinating story of nature versus nurture emerges.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 45

Black Man Burden

  [english | 1961]  

Dallas Mccord Reynolds


Summary: [The turmoil in Africa is only beginning?and it must grow worse before its better. Not until the people of Africa know they are Africans?not warring tribesmen?will there be peace....]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 469

Black Mans Burden

  [english | 1961]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [The turmoil in Africa is only beginning?and it must grow worse before its better. Not until the people of Africa know they are Africans?not warring tribesmen?will there be peace....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 476
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