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The Wasps

  [english | ]  

Aristophanes


Summary: [Aristophanes (??????????? ca. 446 ? ca. 386 BC) son of Philippus of the deme Cydathenaus was a prolific and much acclaimed comic playwright of ancient Athens. Eleven of his forty plays survive virtually complete. These together with fragments of some of his other plays provide the only real examples of a genre of comic drama known as Old Comedy and they are in fact used to define the genre.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 54

The Watcher By The Threshold

  [english | 1900]  

John Buchan


Excerpts: [... famous. This one had been the home of a drunken Jacobite laird, and a king of north country Medmenham. Unholy revels had waked the old halls, and the ...... more than respectably on the river, and creditably on the moors. Moreover, there were pleasant people in the house-and there were the Clanroydens. ...... The drive through the woodlands of More failed to raise my spirits. I was ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 377

The Water Babies

  [english | 1863]  

Charles Kingsley


Summary: [The Water-Babies A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a childrens novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley. Written in 1862-1863 as a serial for Macmillans Magazine it was first published in its entirety in 1863. The book was extremely popular during its day and was a mainstay of childrens literature through the 1920s.The protagonist is Tom a young chimney sweep who falls into a river after encountering ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 81

The Water Eater

  [english | 1953]  

Winston Marks


Summary: [Most experiments were dropped because they failed?and some because they worked too well!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 354

The Water Goats And Other Troubles

  [english | ]  

Ellis Parker Butler


Summary: [Ellis Parker Butler (December 5 1869 ? September 13 1937) was an American author. Butler was born in Muscatine Iowa. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2000 stories and essays and is most famous for his short story Pigs is Pigs in which a bureaucratic stationmaster insists on levying the livestock rate for a shipment of two pet guinea pigs which soon start proliferating ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 489

The Water Of Life And Other Sermons

  [english | ]  

Charles Kingsley


Summary: [Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 - 23 January 1875) was an English clergyman university professor historian and novelist particularly associated with the West Country and northeast Hampshire.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 201

The Water Spectre

  [english | ]  

Francis Lathom


Excerpts: [... food, carried a torch before the recreant lord. Roderic surveyed his foe with silent indignation. After a pause of a few minutes, Muchardus ...... where he employed one of his emissaries, whom he had sworn to secrecy, to draw up another paper of the same purport as that which the Thane had ...... and put on a variety of ornaments to honour the banquet of Muchardus, led the persons ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 261

The Waterloo Of Willie The Dip

  [english | ]  

Emery Watson Calder


Excerpts: [... body was jammed tightly against Willie's. He couldn't help looking down at her and admiring the soft curve of her hips and the flaunting swell ...... difficult problems. In his profession he was an artist, with an artist's sincere respect for tough jobs ingeniously accomplished. A more clever ...... would extract the money and then the flattened wallet would be deftly slipped into ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 420

The Wave

  [english | ]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [The Third Wave is a book published in 1980 by Alvin Toffler. It is the sequel to Future Shock published in 1970 and the second in what was originally just a trilogy that was continued with Powershift: Knowledge Wealth and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century in 1990. A new addition Revolutionary Wealth was published however in 2006 and may be considered as a major expansion of The Third Wave. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 249

The Waves

  [english | 1931]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Hattie and the Wild Waves is a 1990 book by Barbara Cooney. It tells the story of Hattie who is from a well to do German immigrant family and has a mind of her own. She looks to the ocean to decide what occupation to pursue as she grows up: painting. The book was described as being the closest to Mrs. Cooneys heart. She narrated an audiobook with this book and her Eleanor http://www. ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 241

The Way Of All Flesh

  [english | 1903]  

Samuel Butler


Summary: [A semi-autobiographical novel that attacks Victorian era hypocrisy as it traces four generations of the Pontifex family. Butler dared not publish it during his lifetime but when it was published it was accepted as part of the general revulsion against Victorianism.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 102

The Way Of An Eagle

  [english | ]  

Ethel Dell


Summary: [The Lion the Fox the Eagle: A Story of Generals and Justice in Rwanda and Yugoslavia is a non-fiction book by Canadian journalist Carol Off. The hardcover edition was published in November 2000 by Random House Canada. The writing was favourably received and the book was short-listed for the Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing. With numerous interviews and extensive research behind it ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 93

The Way Of Salvation In The Lutheran Church

  [english | ]  

G Gerberding


Excerpts: [... teacher can and ought to find out who of his pupils belong to this class, and apply to such the needed instruction and exhortation. In their case ...... Him before I can know Him. But I might know all about Him, be perfectly clear as to His person and His work, and stop there, without ever knowing Him ...... in the sanctuary. It is making disciples in accordance with Christ's plain ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 15

The Way Of The Bow

  [english | 2008]  

Paulo Coelho


Summary: [Joo do Rio was the pseudonym of the Brazilian journalist short-story writer and playwright Joo Paulo Emilio Cristvo dos Santos Coelho Barreto a Brazilian author and journalist of African descent (August 5 1881 Rio de Janeiro]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 424

The Way Of The Spirit

  [english | 1905]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Summary: [The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures is a 1997 book by Anne Fadiman that chronicles the struggles of a Hmong refugee family from Sainyabuli Province Laos the Lees and their interactions with the health care system in Merced California. On the most basic level the book tells the story of the familys second youngest and ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 461

The Way Of The Wild

  [english | ]  

F St Mars


Summary: [Hattie and the Wild Waves is a 1990 book by Barbara Cooney. It tells the story of Hattie who is from a well to do German immigrant family and has a mind of her own. She looks to the ocean to decide what occupation to pursue as she grows up: painting. The book was described as being the closest to Mrs. Cooneys heart. She narrated an audiobook with this book and her Eleanor http://www. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 371

The Way Out

  [english | ]  

E Punshon


Excerpts: [... when he has lately and quite unexpectedly become the sole heir of a wealthy uncle, reputed to be the leading jewel-dealer of the world, with whom he ...... few of those outer signs of exultation and prosperity that an unexpected access of great wealth might be expected to reduce. Nothing wrong, is ...... thousand pounds. By Jove! said Jim, whistling softly. As much as that? I say, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 142

The Way To God And How To Find It

  [english | ]  

Dwight Moody


Summary: [Cambodia: A Book For People Who Find Television too Slow is a book of short stories by Brian Fawcett. It was first published in 1988. In addition to its unusual title this collection of thirteen short stories and essays is notable also for having a division three quarters of the way down the page above which appear the stories below which appears an essay about Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge. Many ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 95

The Way We Live Now

  [english | 1875]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [Come Tell Me How You Live is a short book of autobiography and travel literature by crime writer Agatha Christie. It is one of only two books she wrote and had published under both of her married names of Christie and Mallowan (the other being Star Over Bethlehem and other stories) and was first published in the UK in November 1946 by William Collins and Sons and in the same year in the US by ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 157

The Ways Of Men

  [english | ]  

Eliot Gregory


Summary: [Third Ways: How Bulgarian Greens Swedish Housewives and Beer-Swilling Englishmen Created Family-Centered Economies -- and Why They Disappeared is a book which looks at twentieth century alternatives to unrestricted capitalism on the one hand and totalitarian systems such as communism socialism and fascism on the other. It was written by Allan C. Carlson and published by ISI Books in 2007.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 356
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