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Uncle Bernac

  [english | 1897]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [At this unexpected announcement Talleyrand and Berthier looked at each other in silence and for once the trained features of the great diplomatist who lived behind a mask betrayed the fact that he was still capable of emotion. The spasm which passed over them was caused however rather by mischievous amusement than by consternation while Berthier--who had an honest affection for both Napoleon and ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 490

Uncle Christian Inheritance

  [english | ]  

Erckmann Chatrian


Summary: [The man-wolf.--Myrtle.--Uncle Christians inheritance.--The bear-baiting.--The scapegoat.--A night in the woods.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 361

Uncle Josh Punkin Centre Stories

  [english | ]  

Cal Stewart


Summary: [Alex Stewart is a British writer who also goes by the pseudonym Sandy Mitchell best known for his Warhammer and Warhammer 40000 novels including the Ciaphas Cain series.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 111

Uncle Peter

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... determined as he went on, - it was about Elsmore. His uncle's face darkened visibly again, but he did not speak. It was about ...... his head thrown back, a deep settled resolution stamped upon every line of his handsome, high-bred features but a gentleness stole over them as he ...... society of the day, Lady Augusta discouraged indeed the frequent visits of Mr. Peter Merton as ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 488

Uncle Silas

  [english | 1864]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Summary: [Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery/thriller novel by the Anglo-Irish writer J. Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as one of the earliest examples of the locked room mystery subgenre. It is not a novel of the supernatural (despite a few creepily ambiguous touches) but does show a strong interest in the occult and in the ideas of Swedenborg.Like many of Le Fanus novels it grew out of an earlier ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | romanceDownloads: 94

Uncle Terry

  [english | ]  

Charles Clark Munn


Summary: [Verso of t.p.: Published March 1915.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 220

Uncle Toms Cabin

  [english | 1852]  

Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe


Summary: [Uncle Toms Cabin or Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852 the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the United States so much so in the latter case that the novel intensified the sectional conflict leading to the American Civil War.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 200

Uncle Vanya

  [english | ]  

Anton Chekhov


Summary: [Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860 ? 15 July 1904) was a Russian short-story writer playwright and physician considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Chekhov practised as a doctor throughout most of his literary ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 478

Uncritical Criticism

  [english | 1899]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Russian Revolution was the greatest step forward in history. The working class though a minority led all oppressed and exploited people in smashing the Tsarist dictatorship. Taking state power through their Soviets (councils) the armed workers overthrew landlordism and capitalism laying the first foundations for a state owned and planned economy. Tragically the workers democracy established ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 386

Under a False Flag

  [english | 1921]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [It took a good deal of negotiation and courage for Lenin and a group of like-minded Russian revolutionaries to travel from Switzerland back to Russia through the enemy country of Germany. The man who returned to Russia in the spring of 1917 was of medium height quite bald except for the back of his head with a reddish beard. The features of his face were strikingslanted eyes that looked ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 164

Under Arctic Ice

  [english | 1933]  

Hg Winter


Summary: [Ken Torrance races Poleward to the aid of the submarine Peary trapped in an icy limbo of avenging sealmen.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 342

Under Drake Flag

  [english | ]  

G Henty


Summary: [George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 384

Under False Pretences

  [english | ]  

Adeline Sergeant


Excerpts: [... now, Elizabeth. I will ask you again. And suppose my answer is the same? It won't be the same, said Percival, in a masterful sort of ...... the explanation in all good faith. When he left the room, Brian examined his belongings with care. Nothing in his possession was marked, owing ...... last November? Two guides, a porter, and an Englishman, whose body was never recovered. I was ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 244

Under Fire

  [english | ]  

Charles King


Summary: [Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam (1999) is an autobiography of A P J Abdul Kalam former President of India. It was written by President Kalam and Arun Tiwari.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 452

Under Padlock And Seal

  [english | ]  

Charles Harold Avery


Excerpts: [... the child on the previous Thursday evening, but he had not mentioned the matter to any one except Mrs. Ormond, for which Elsie was in her heart ...... I turn it up, said Guy, and see if we can guess what's inside. It was impossible to determine the contents of the box in this manner. ...... else but you, because I know they would only laugh at me, and say I was a coward. I won't ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 337

Under The Greenwood Tree

  [english | 1872]  

Thomas Hardy


Summary: [The plot concerns the activities of a group of church musicians the Mellstock parish choir one of whom Dick Dewy becomes romantically entangled with a comely new school mistress Fancy Day. The novel opens with the fiddlers and singers of the choir--including Dick his father Reuben Dewy and grandfather William Dewy--making the rounds in Mellstock village on Christmas Eve. When little band plays at ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 155

Under The Knife

  [english | 1896]  

H Wells


Summary: [Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama is a book by David Mamet that discusses playwriting. In it Mamet discusses the conscious and unconscious processes that go on in developing a work of art. The books title stems from a quote from musician Leadbelly]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 24

Under The Northern Lights

  [english | ]  

Alan Sullivan


Summary: [Trade.--The eyes of Sebastien.--The spirit of the North.--The circuit of the wild swan.--The blindness of Pituluk.--Motherhood.--The magic of Kahdoosh.--The reward of Kwasind.--The loyalty of Peeguk.--The passing of Chantie the Curlew.--The affair of Kalauk the skilful hunter.--The salving of Pyack.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 166

Under The Ocean To The South Pole

  [english | 1907]  

Roy Rockwood


Summary: [The adventuresome crew builds a submersible craft the Dolphin that runs on sea water and chemicals. On the maiden voyage they battle sea monsters pass through a sunken graveyard and discover an opening that leads to the center of the Earth!]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | juvenileDownloads: 29

Under The Rebel Reign

  [english | ]  

Charles Neufeld


Summary: [Under The Rebel S Reign by Charles Neufeld. Under the Rebel s Reign is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Charles Neufeld is in the English language and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Charles Neufeld then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 231
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