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Under The Rose

  [english | ]  

Frederic Stewart Isham


Summary: [A Rose for Mary: The Hunt for the Real Boston Strangler is a 2003 book about 19-year-old Mary Sullivan the last victim of confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo. Written by Sullivans nephew Casey Sherman the book presents DNA evidence that suggests DeSalvo was not the Boston Strangler. They took DNA evidence form Albert DeSalvo brother Richard. It tells the crimes of the Boston strangler in ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 335

Under The Southern Cross

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Robins


Excerpts: [... and sun-laden, the rhythmic rise and fall of the little steamer seems a bit of caressing pastime between ship and sea-the whole world is shining ...... evening as we stand at the vessel's side, watching the marvellous display of phosphorescence that plays about the prow of the San Miguel, Mrs. Steele ...... into her robe de chambre, and has her head out of the porthole, while I, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 301

Under The Storm Illustrated

  [english | ]  

Charlotte Yonge


Summary: [Charlotte Mary Yonge (11 August 1823 - 24 May 1901) was an English novelist known for her huge output now mostly out of print.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 242

Under The Sunset

  [english | 1881]  

Bram Stoker


Summary: [Under the Sunset is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker (the author of Dracula) first published in 1881. Its significance in the development of fantasy literature was recognized by its republication by the Newcastle Publishing Company as the seventeenth volume of the celebrated Newcastle Forgotten Fantasy Library]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 159

Under The Tree

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Madox Roberts


Summary: [The Apple Tree is a collection of short stories by Daphne du Maurier published in 1952 by Gollancz in the UK and under the title Kiss Me Again Stranger by Doubleday in the US. It included The Birds which was made into a film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock in 1963 the anthology was then republished under the name The Birds and Other Stories.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 303

Under Wellington Command

  [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: 484

Under Western Eyes

  [english | 1911]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... of the Russian character. The illogicality of their attitude, the arbitrariness of their conclusions, the frequency of the exceptional, should ...... by the noblest sentiments and jostling against each other in the air are a miserable incumbrance of space, holding no power, possessing ...... got into a sledge he shouted to the driver-to the K- Palace. Get on-you! Fly! The startled ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 223

Understood Betsy

  [english | ]  

Dorothy Canfield


Summary: [Timid and small for her age nine-year-old Elizabeth Ann discovers her own abilities and gains a new perception of the world around her when she goes to live with relatives on a farm in Vermont.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 366

Undine

  [english | ]  

Friedrich De La Motte Fouque


Summary: [The fairy tale / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Ekbert the fair / Ludwig Tieck -- Undine / Friedrich de la Motte Fouque? -- The tale of honest Casper and fair Annie / Clemens Bretano.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 346

Une Descente Dans Le Maelstrom

  [french | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... petit promontoire s''elevait `a quinze ou seize cents pieds environ d'un chaos de rochers situ'es au-dessous de nous, - immense pr'ecipice de granit ...... yeux. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 400

Une Double Famille

  [french | 1830]  

Honore De Balzac


Excerpts: [... Aussi, par les temps pluvieux, des eaux noir^atres baignaient-elles promptement le pied des vieilles maisons qui bordaient cette rue, en entra^inant les ...... se tenait tr`es-droit, et son abord devait ^etre aussi glacial que l''etait l'air de cette rue le teint terreux et verd^atre de son visage 'etait-il ...... de quelques maisons voisines le peu de curiosit'e du passant ne ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 219

Une Etude En Rouge

  [french | 1887]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [Londres 1878. Le Dr Watson fait la connaissance de Sherlock Holmes lorsquils dcident dhabiter ensemble.Un jour Sherlock Holmes reoit une lettre de Tobias Gregson un des limiers de Scotland Yard qui lui demande de laide dans une affaire de meurtre...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 179

Une Femme

  [french | 1899]  

Camille Lemonnier


Summary: [A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 312

Une Fete De Noel Sous Jacques Cartier

  [english | ]  

Ernest Myrand


Excerpts: [... Sulte dans son Histoire des Canadiens-Francais Vol. I, page 12. Si l'on en croit l'ouvrage de M. James Lemoine, Picturesque Quebec,[164] ces deux ...... Ah! le mot est ch'etif: un de nos g'enies, devrais-je dire. Et pas une statue ne lui a 'et'e 'erig'ee chez nous! A lui pas un monument, pas une inscription, ...... succ`es relativement consid'erable et de vogue et d'argent. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 238

Une Fille Deve

  [french | 1838]  

Honore De Balzac


Excerpts: [... ou les 'etudes indispensables `a des filles bien n'ees et les soins de leur personne se passait en travaux `a l'aiguille faits pour les pauvres en promenades ...... `a l''epoque o`u elles ne riaient d'ej`a plus du vieux Schmuke, elles surprirent le secret des soucis qui sillonnaient le front du comte elles reconnurent ...... elle peut nous ^etre utile, elle est hardie avec son mari,...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 4

Une Fille Du Regent

  [french | 1844]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [1719. Louis XV est mineur et Philippe dOrlans gouverne la France cest la Rgence. Philippe dOrlans a trois enfants qui le doivent et veut faire venir Paris sa fille illgitime Hlne de Chaverny. Hlne a tleve dans un couvent prs de Nantes et ignore tout de sa famille. Elle est amoureuse du chevalier Gaston de Chanlay quelle a rencontr lors dune procession. Gaston rvle Hlne quil doit partir Paris ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 50

Une Histoire De Revenants

  [french | 1881]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [Entre Bretagne et Paris des lgendes et des fantmes traversent le pays pour accomplir des destines fort tortueuses. Lorsque les prdictions et les croyances populaires sinvitent dans le grand monde les vies se font et se dfont dtranges manires.]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | mystery detectiveDownloads: 95

Une Histoire Sans Nom

  [french | 1882]  

Jules Amedee Barbey Daurevilly


Summary: [Europe and the People Without History is a book by anthropologist Eric Wolf. First published in 1982 it focuses on the expansion of European societies in the Modern Era. It argues that this expansion affected both the societies that Europeans encountered in their expansion and European societies themselves. It asserts that non-European peoples were active participants in the progress of history ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 320

Une Invasion Sans Precedent

  [french | 1910]  

Jack London


Summary: [Une tonnante nouvelle danticipation politique crite en 1910.]
Genres: [fiction | political | science fictionDownloads: 109

Une Journee A Pise

  [english | ]  

Eve Destantins Anthony


Excerpts: [... cour, au centre de laquelle se trouve une statue de Moise, oeuvre de Vacc`a de Carrare. La chapelle sup'erieure a 'et'e peinte par les fr`eres ...... ainsi concue. HIC REQ............ MAGNIFICI ET POTENTES VIRI DOMINI UGOLINI COMITIS DE DONORATICO QUI OBIIT DIE VIII. JANUAR MCCC ...... forment une ravissante promenade, o`u l'on monte au moyen d'un escalier qui est dans la cour. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 311
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