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A Century Of Wrong

  [english | 1900]  

F Reitz


Summary: [Francis William Reitz Jr. (Swellendam 5 October 1844 - Cape Town 27 March 1934) was a South African lawyer politician statesman publicist and poet member of parliament of the Cape Colony Chief Justice and fifth State President of the Orange Free State State Secretary of the South African Republic at the time of the Second Boer War and the first president of the Senate of the Union of South Africa....]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 13

A Certain Dr Thorndyke

  [english | 1927]  

R Austin Freeman


Summary: [A winding adventure that begins in an exotic teasing location. Richard Austin Freeman introduces the reader to the delights of an extraordinary jewel heist. Hollis is a retired soap manufacturer richer than Croesus and some say mad. Obsessed with amassing wondrous jewels precious stones and bullion Hollis chooses a strong room to deposit his dazzling hoard. But when he discovers that hes the ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 443

A Certain Lady

  [english | ]  

Dorothy Parker


Summary: [Lady Lazarus is the first novel by O. Henry Award-winning writer Andrew Foster Altschul published by Harcourt in 2008. Drawing its title from the poem of the same name by Sylvia Plath Lady Lazarus also deals with themes similar to the poem namely issues of exhibitionism and the publics hunger for tragedy and spectacle. Described by Publishers Weekly as a gleeful difficult debut with razor-sharp ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 23

A Chance Acquaintance

  [english | 1873]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 7

A Changed Man And Other Tales

  [english | 1913]  

Thomas Hardy


Summary: [A dozen minor novels that have been published in the periodical press collected together.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 218

A Channel Passage And Other Poems

  [english | 1904]  

Algernon Charles Swinburne


Excerpts: [... WILLIAM HEINEMANN. First printed(_Chatto_), 1904. Reprinted1904, '09, '10, '12. (_Heinemann_), 1917. London: William Heinemann 1917. A ...... moonlight, hallowing all the breathless air,. Made earth and heaven for Spenser faint and fair. But song might bid not heaven and earth ...... as fate. Strange pity, scarce half scornful of her tear,. In Berkeley's vaults bowed down on ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 189

A Chapter In The Philosophy Of Value

  [english | ]  

Georg Simmel


Excerpts: [... The practically effective value is conferred upon the object, not merely by its own desirability, but by the desirability of another object. Not ...... unity of all the determinations and relationships out of which the interested parties select each a certain group, and make it into a picture ...... into which, for the purposes of our interests, we subdivide the totality of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 83

A Chapter Of Adventures

  [english | 1890]  

G Henty


Summary: [A Chapter Of Adventures Classic Reprint by G A Henty. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE George Alfred Henty was born near Cambridge in 1832 and educated at Vestminster School and Gonville and Caius College Cambridge. He volunteered for service in the Crimean Var and after some varied experiences adopted a journalistic career. He served as war correspondent of the Standard during the Austro-Italian campaign of ...]
Genres: [young readers | nautical | adventureDownloads: 265

A Characterisation of Economic Romanticism

  [english | 1898]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Lenin and Trotsky had seen the Russian revolution merely as the prologue to the international revolution. In isolation backward Russia was not ready for socialism. The beginning of socialism meant a higher level of productive forces than even the most developed capitalist economy. This was only possible on a world scale. In the phrase of Lenin capitalism had broken at its weakest link. But the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 107

A Chariot Of Fire

  [english | 1905]  

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps


Summary: [This story is a little too sentimental and emotional for my taste.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 357

A Chave Do Enigma

  [english | ]  

Antonio Feliciano De Castilho


Excerpts: [... longinqua, hospedeira minha ha muitos dias folha que uma virao despegou, volveu nos ares, me atirou fronte, e me lanou aos ps, para ahi fenecer ...... adoraram, e nos ensinaram a adorar, sem nome, todos os grandes poetas, desde Orpheu at o Thomaz dos passarinhos. o que a virgem mais ingenua ...... o mais que posso dizer que a primeira impresso photographica da bella Natureza, toda ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 322

A Child Book Of Saints

  [english | 1906]  

William Canton


Summary: [William Canton (27 October 1845 ? 2 May 1926) was a British poet journalist and writer now best known for his contributions to childrens literature. These include his series of three books beginning with The Invisible Playmate written for his daughter Winifred Vida (1891-1901). In his lifetime he was known for his use of recent archeological evidence of prehistory in his poetry.]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 89

A Child History Of England

  [english | ]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [I. England from the ancient times to the death of King John.--II. England from the reign of Henry the Third to the reign of Richard the Third.--III. England from the reign of Henry the Seventh to the revolution of 1688.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 252

A Child Of The Covenant

  [english | ]  

Eva Wilder Mcglasson


Excerpts: [... The other boarders were, for the most part, young men who went to work in the morning just as he was getting well to sleep, and who came back at ...... presence, with a Quakerish part in her black hair and a flutter of little curls at the brow. She was from Kansas, the landlady said, and was spending ...... a journalist, that he seemed to work only at night. God knows, said the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 450

A Child Of The Glens

  [english | 1875]  

Edward Newenham Hoare


Excerpts: [... downward, while the narrow valley itself is studded with trees and pretty homesteads. The people of The Glens are peculiar, primitive, and distinct. ...... But, as it was quite evident that no such relationship as this could exist, so it came to be generally understood that there was no tie of blood ...... four miles off, up on the open moorland. It was only in summer that the ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 354

A Child Story Garden

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Heber


Excerpts: [... of wind came, and the leaf let go, without thinking of it, and the wind took it up and turned it over and over, and whirled it like a spark of fire ...... Baby's eyes are opening, and we must hide, and each dimple nestled away in baby's cheeks. Then her big, blue eyes opened wide, to see the sunbeams ...... to himself: Before I go on my way I will once more look at my old home. And ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 153

A Childs Dream Of A Star

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... day long. They wondered at the beauty of the flowers they wondered at the height and blueness of the sky they wondered at the depth of the bright ...... the buds are the children of the flowers, and the little playful streams that gambol down the hill-sides are the children of the water and the smallest ...... night they watched for it, standing hand in hand at a window. Whoever ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 346

A Chilhowee Lily

  [english | ]  

Charles Egbert Craddock


Summary: [The raid of the guerilla.--Who crosses Storm Mountain?--The crucial moment.--Una of the hill country.--The lost guidon.--Wolfs head.--His unquiet ghost.--A Chilhowee lily.--The phantom of Bogue Holauba.--The Christmas miracle.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 105

A Choice Of Miracles

  [english | 1957]  

James Cox


Summary: [Youre down in the jungle with death staring you in the face. There is nothing left but prayer. So you ask for your life. But wait! Are you sure thats really what you want above all else?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 112

A Chosen Few

  [english | 1895]  

Frank Stockton


Excerpts: [... or seven miles to see the sun set behind some low mountains to the west of the town. Most of our walk had been along a hard, smooth highway, and then ...... It seemed to us that, in marrying Ja Gilbert, Herbert would secure for himself, in the very beginning of his career, the most important element of ...... look on the face of one of the boys but of this I am not sure, and I ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 173
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