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The Valley

  [english | 1954]  

Richard Stockham


Summary: [Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley by Americans Ephraim George Squier and Edwin Hamilton Davis is a landmark in American scientific research the study of the prehistoric Mound builders of North America and the early development of archaeology as a scientific discipline. Published in 1848 it was the first volume of the Smithsonian Institutions Contributions to Knowledge series and the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 373

The Valley Of Decision

  [english | 1902]  

Edith Wharton


Excerpts: [... Odo's lot. It was that of many children in the eighteenth century, especially those whose parents were cadets of noble houses, with an appanage barely ...... closer to the blaze, listening to the songs of some wandering fiddler or to the stories of a ruddy-nosed Capuchin monk who was being regaled, by the ...... mistake, hastened to repair it by exclaiming???What, ladies, would you ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 157

The Valley Of Fear

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [The plot of the novel is based very loosely on the real-life activities of the Molly Maguires and particularly of Pinkerton agent James McParland.The novel is divided into two parts: in the first Holmes investigates an apparent murder and discovers that the body belongs to another man and in the second the story of the man originally thought to have been the victim is told.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 169

The Valley Of Ghosts

  [english | 1922]  

Edgar Wallace


Excerpts: [... the citizens? One Mr Merrivan. There was nothing said for a little while, then: A curious lot of people. Wilmot is a rum fish. I can't quite get ...... Salter smiled. Then I should have called you 'Doctor', he said. Edinburgh, of course. Andy agreed. I've a weakness for doctors. ...... hands, the very way a man sat down to table and unfolded his napkin, had a meaning to this ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 101

The Valley Of Silent Men

  [english | 1920]  

James Oliver Curwood


Summary: [If you cant find it countless millions of miles in space come back to Earth. You might find it just on the other side of the fence?where the grass is always greener.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | romanceDownloads: 286

The Valley Of Spiders

  [english | 1909]  

H Wells


Summary: [The Valley Of Spiders by H G Wells. Towards mid-day the three pursuers came abruptly round a bend in the torrent bed upon the sight of a very broad and spacious valley. The difficult and winding trench of pebbles along which they had tracked the fugitives for so long ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 180

The Valley Of The Flame

  [english | 1946]  

Henry Kuttner


Summary: [They warped Time itself to keep their secrets...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 434

The Valley Of The Moon

  [english | 1913]  

Jack London


Summary: [The novel Valley of the Moon is a story of a working-class couple Billy and Saxon Roberts struggling laborers in Oakland at the Turn-of-the-Century who left the city life behind and searched Central and Northern California for a suitable farmland to own. The book is notable for the scenes in which the proletarian hero enjoys fellowship with the artists colony in Carmel and he settles in the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 483

The Valor Of Cappen Varra

  [english | 1957]  

Poul William Anderson


Summary: [We have said that there are many and strange shadows memories surviving from dim pasts in this FANTASTIC UNIVERSE of ours. Poul Anderson turns to a legend from the Northern countries countries where even today the pagan past seems only like yesterday and tells the story of Cappen Varra who came to Norren a long long time ago.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 311

The Vampire

  [english | 1920]  

Jan Neruda


Summary: [The Little Vampire is a childrens fantasy series by German author Angela Sommer-Bodenburg that follows the adventures of young Tony Peasbody and the child vampire Rudolph Sackville-Bagg (Anton Bohnsack and Rudiger von Schlotterstein in the original German version respectively). The series has sold over 12 million copies and has been translated into over 30 languages. Sommer-Bodenburg states that ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 225

The Vampire By Charles Nodier

  [english | ]  

Frank Morlock


Summary: [Franois-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 ? 30 May 1778) better known by the pen name Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties including freedom of religion and free trade. Voltaire was a prolific writer and produced works in almost every literary form including plays poetry novels essays historical and scientific works ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 92

The Vampire Maid

  [english | 1900]  

Hume Nisbet


Summary: [Early vampire short story with an interesting twist to the tradition.]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 485

The Vampire Of Croglin Grange

  [english | ]  

Augustus Hare


Summary: [Early vampire short story with an interesting twist to the tradition.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 474

The Van Dwellers

  [english | ]  

Albert Bigelow Paine


Summary: [The Tent Dwellers is a book by Albert Bigelow Paine chronicling his travels through inland Nova Scotia on a trout fishing trip with Dr. Edward Eddie Breck and with guides Charles the Strong and Del the Stout one June in the early 1900s. Originally published in 1908 the book takes place in what is now Kejimkujik National Park (or Kedgeemakoogee as Paine spelled it) and the adjacent Tobeatic Game ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 406

The Vanished Messenger

  [english | 1914]  

Edward Phillips Oppenheim


Summary: [Excerpt:There were very few people upon Platform Number Twenty-one of Liverpool Street Station at a quarter to nine on the evening of April 2possibly because the platform in question is one of the most remote and least used in the great terminus. The station-master however was there himself with an inspector in attendance. A dark thick-set man wearing a long travelling ulster and a Homburg hat ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 172

The Variable Man

  [english | 1953]  

Philip Dick


Summary: [He fixed thingsclocks refrigerators vidsenders and destinies. But he had no business in the future where the calculators could not handle him. He was Earths only hopeand its sure failure!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 40

The Variation Of Animals And Plants Under Domestication Volume 1

  [english | ]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication is a book written by Charles Darwin that was first published in January 1868. A large proportion of the book contains detailed information on the domestication of animals and plants but it also contains in Chapter XXVII a description of Darwins theory of heredity which he called pangenesis.]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 474

The Variation Of Animals And Plants Under Domestication Volume 2

  [english | ]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication is a book written by Charles Darwin that was first published in January 1868. A large proportion of the book contains detailed information on the domestication of animals and plants but it also contains in Chapter XXVII a description of Darwins theory of heredity which he called pangenesis.]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 492

The Variation Of Animals And Plants Under Domestication Volume Ii

  [english | ]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication is a book written by Charles Darwin that was first published in January 1868. A large proportion of the book contains detailed information on the domestication of animals and plants but it also contains in Chapter XXVII a description of Darwins theory of heredity which he called pangenesis.]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 297

The Varieties Of Religious Experience

  [english | 1902]  

William James


Summary: [The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by the Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William James that comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on Natural Theology delivered at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland between 1901 and 1902. These lectures concerned the nature of religion and the neglect of science in James view in the academic study of ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | religionDownloads: 182
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