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Woodstown

  [french | 1873]  

Alphonse Daudet


Summary: [Conte fantastique.]
Genres: [fiction | fairy tales folk tales mythology | short storiesDownloads: 233

Graziella

  [french | 1852]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Summary: [Ce rcit voque le voyage de Lamartine tout jeune homme en Italie. Aprs une tape romaine il se rend Naples o Virieu un ami denfance le rejoint. Il fait connaissance dun vieux pcheur sur la plage de Margellina et aprs une promenade en barque o il manque perdre la vie il rencontre dans lle dIschia Graziella fille du pcheur. Celle-ci tombe amoureuse de ce Franais et refuse Cecco le parti qui lui tait ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 75

Meditations Poetiques

  [french | 1820]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Summary: [Ce recueil est un des plus beaux fleurons de la posie romantique. On pourrait disserter pendant des heures mais le plus simple est de le lire...]
Genres: [fiction | poetryDownloads: 5

Les Femmes

  [french | 1860]  

Alphonse Karr


Summary: [Women of Algiers in Their Apartment is the English translation of Assia Djebar novel. It is a collection of short stories celebrating the strength and dignity of Algerian women of the past and the present. The interweaving stories of the lives of three Muslim Algerian women.]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 289

An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge

  [english | 1890]  

Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... of the bridge they merely blockaded the two ends of the foot planking that traversed it. Beyond one of the sentinels nobody was in sight the railroad ran ...... man who was engaged in being hanged was apparently about thirty-five years of age. He was a civilian, if one might judge from his habit, which was that ...... The sergeant turned to the captain, saluted and placed himself ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 19

Diccionario Del Diablo

  [spanish | 1911]  

Ambrose Bierce


Summary: [El Diccionario Del Diablo by Ambrose Bierce. A virtual onslaught of acerbic confrontational wordplay this work-which first appeared in the San Francisco News Letter in 1875-adds approximately 1 600 wickedly clever definitions to the vocabulary of everyday life. Little is sacred and few are safe as the author targets just about any pursuit from matrimony to immortality exposing people s willful ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | humorDownloads: 120

El Incidente Del Puente Del Buho

  [spanish | 1891]  

Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... metros m'as abajo. Ten'ia las manos detr'as de la espalda, las mu~necas sujetas con una soga otra soga, colgada al cuello y atada a un grueso tirante ...... derecha reposaba encima de la izquierda. Sin contar con los verdugos y el reo en el medio del puente, nadie se mov'ia. La compa~n'ia de soldados, delante ...... la que hab'ia estado de pie. El sargento se volvi'o hacia el ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 136

The Damned Thing

  [english | 1898]  

Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... small, not very far from the table. By extending an arm any one of them could have touched the eighth man, who lay on the table, face upward, partly covered ...... addicted to idle interest in matters of no practical importance that was obvious in every line of their rugged faces-obvious even in the dim light of the ...... clad as those who dwell in cities. His clothing was dusty, ...]
Genres: [short story | horrorDownloads: 183

Belle Rose

  [french | 1847]  

Amedee Achard


Summary: [Belle-Rose gentilhomme et soldat ne peut obtenir la main de sa belle car il ne peut prtendre la fortune ou la noblesse de son rival. Il annonce quil les gagnera et quil reviendra... Suivent les annes de combat pendant lesquelles il gagne lamiti indfectible de la Droute et de son fidle Grippard mrite lamiti des soldats et linimitis des intriguants et des puissants. Le destin de notre hros sera ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 82

Envers Et Contre Tous

  [french | 1874]  

Amedee Achard


Summary: [La suite des Coups dpe de M. de La Guerche]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 53

Les Coups Depee De M De La Guerche

  [french | 1863]  

Amedee Achard


Summary: [Vers lan de grce 16... il ntait pas dans lancienne province de la Marche dennemis plus irrconciliables ni damis plus intimes que le jeune huguenot Armand-Louis de la Guerche et son voisin le catholique Renaud de Chaufontaine. Lorsque aprs la prise de La Rochelle par les troupes de Richelieu M. de la Guerche senfuit en Sude charg de documents prcieux pour le roi Gustave-Adolphe il retrouve dans ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 160

Little Maid Marian

  [english | 1908]  

Amy Ella Blanchard


Excerpts: [... From the ladder one could reach a long limb of a scraggy apple tree upon which hung early apples nearly ripe. Marian went up the ladder very carefully, ...... on the step. Dorothy made a wry face. Toothacre or some kind of acher I should think, she said to herself. She looked sour enough to be several?kinds ...... height, plump and keen-eyed. She wore an old-fashioned gown?and a ...]
Genres: [religion | young readersDownloads: 306

Le Crime De Sylvestre Bonnard

  [french | 1881]  

Anatole France


Summary: [The Crime Of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France. Anatole France 16 April 1844-12 October 1924 born Francois-Anatole Thibault was a French poet journalist and novelist. He was born in Paris and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He was a successful novelist with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters. He was a member of the Acad emie ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 273

Le Livre De Mon Ami

  [french | 1885]  

Anatole France


Summary: [40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin Intelligent Design God OxyContin and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania is a 2007 non fiction book about the Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District trial of 2005. Author Matthew Chapman a journalist screenwriter and director (and the great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin) reported on the trial for Harpers magazine]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 266

Le Mannequin Dosier

  [french | 1898]  

Anatole France


Summary: [Histoire contemporaine est le titre gnrique dun ensemble darticles dAnatole France parus dans lcho de Paris en 1896 et qui dsignera plus tard une srie de quatre romans publis chez Calmann-Lvy: lOrme du mail (1897) le Mannequin dosier (1897) lAnneau damthyste (1899) et Monsieur Bergeret Paris. Dabord attach construire une violente satire anticlricale lauteur puise son inspiration dans les faits ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 270

Le Puits De Sainte Claire

  [french | 1895]  

Anatole France


Summary: [Prologue: The Reverend Father Adone Doni.--San Satiro.--Messer Guido Cavalcanti.--Lucifer.--The loaves of black bread.--The merry-hearted Buffalmacco.--The lady of Verona.--The human tragedy.--The mystic blood.--A sound security.--History of Don?a Maria dAvalos and the Duke dAndria.--Bonaparte at San Miniato.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 87

Les Dieux Ont Soif

  [french | 1912]  

Anatole France


Summary: [Sous la rvolution franaise le glissement inexorable dun pur vers labus de pouvoir et lassassinat lgal --puis la mort en Thermidor.]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 490

Les Sept Femmes De La Barbe Bleue Et Autres Contes Merveilleux

  [french | 1886]  

Anatole France


Excerpts: [... lui planta trois pouces d'un couteau de cuisine dans le ventre. Il en pensa mourir, mais ne se d'epartit point de sa douceur coutumi`ere. ]
Genres: [fiction | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 233

Thais

  [french | 1890]  

Anatole France


Summary: [Thas tait ne de parents libres et pauvres adonns lidoltrie. Du temps quelle tait petite son pre gouvernait Alexandrie proche de la porte de la Lune un cabaret que frquentaient les matelots. Certains souvenirs vifs et dtachs lui restaient de sa premire enfance. Elle revoyait son pre assis langle du foyer les jambes croises grand redoutable et tranquille tel quun de ces vieux Pharaons que ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | religiousDownloads: 97

All Cats Are Gray

  [english | 1953]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [Under normal conditions a whole person has a decided advantage over a handicapped one. But out in deep space the normal may be reversedfor humans at any rate.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 137
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